Category Archives: Boycotts and BDS

Kaf Tet beNovember: 70 years since UN Resolution 181

Today 29th November, or as it is quirkily called in Hebrew “kaf tet beNovember”, is the 70th anniversary of the fateful UN Resolution 181 which aimed to partition Palestine and created a Jewish area and an Arab area.  As we … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

We definitely need a palate cleanser after the week that was, so here is my latest Good News Friday installment. All the attempts at delegitimizing and demonizing Israel have obviously been a crashing failure, since Israel welcomed its 3 millionth … Continue reading

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Bad sporting behaviour by the Arabs at the International Judo competition in Abu Dhabi

Last week (while I was otherwise occupied) the International Judo Federation (IJF) held its annual competition in Abu Dhabi. The behaviour of the Arab hosts as well as other Arab teams was absolutely disgraceful and should have been enough to … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

In the spirit of my previous post, what better way to finish the week than with another Good News Friday post. Let’s start with some excellent news from Israel’s biomedical sector. Israeli researchers have engineered a new substance that can … Continue reading

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The Nasty Party: Labour doubles down on antisemitism

Britain’s Labour Party is holding its annual conference in Brighton, and besides the main event, a fringe event was held, ostensibly on “Free Speech on Israel”,  which in practice was an opportunity to rant about Israel, comparing it to Nazis, … Continue reading

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One man’s victory against BDS

Reader and commenter Jeff left a comment on my last Good News Friday installment which deserves a post of its own. Jeff very courageously took the initiative, when choosing a retirement home, and challenged the home on its support for … Continue reading

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