Category Archives: Academia

#BDSFail: This story’s ending gives hope that anti-Israel campus hate is doomed

This is reblogged from the article by Prof. William Jacobson at Legal Insurrection: Source: This story’s ending gives me hope that anti-Israel campus hate is doomed UCLA student in viral “meltdown” video sees the light on Israel. On Tuesday night, … Continue reading

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The ugly side of BDS – and the even uglier ugly side

Words fail me. Whenever you think the Israel-haters and those who would boycott us and want to destroy us, including the BDS movement and its fellow-travellers, could not sink any lower, they start to dig. The following Facebook post (referenced … Continue reading

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#BDSFails around the world

The BDS movement represents that Shakespearean description of being “full of sound and fury, signifying nothing”. They have very good public relations since they have the sympathetic ear of much of the Western media, and have an “in” with academia, … Continue reading

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More terror updates, more incitement, and a little BDS

Here is another roundup of recent terror attacks that you might not have heard about on your local news unless you live in Israel. And even in Israel, one attack runs into another and it’s getting hard to keep track. … Continue reading

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Guest Post: A Beginner’s Guide to Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS). Part 2: How to fight it

This is a guest post by Brian Goldfarb –  a continuation from his previous post on the same subject from April, when Brian promised a follow-up post in which he will  suggest what steps can be taken to fight BDS. … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I can’t believe a week has gone by and my holiday is but a (not-so-distant) dream. But here we are again, time for a Good News Friday installment. We’ll start with some wonderful Aliya news. A planeload of 232 American … Continue reading

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