Category Archives: Boycotts and BDS

Good News Friday

After yet another contentious and tense week, thank goodness it’s Friday and time to post another Good News Friday installment. We’ll start with some entertainment news. Despite US singer Lauryn Hill cancelling her scheduled concert in Israel due to pressure … Continue reading

Posted in Boycotts and BDS, Culture, Arts & Sports, Family, Israel news, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Boycotting the boycotters: anti-BDS legislation wins the day

Following on from the previous post by Brian about the origins of BDS, it is important to keep things in proportion. Despite the outrageous nature of the motives of BDS (it basically boils down to antisemitism), and notwithstanding their self-promotion … Continue reading

Posted in Boycotts and BDS, International relations, Israel news, Lawfare and Delegitimization | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Guest Post: A beginner’s guide to BDS

This is both a guest post by Brian Goldfarb and cross-posted from Northwood Synagogue’s “Nu” Magazine. Here is his introduction (in blue) followed by the article: This article was written because friends who edit the magazine of Northwood Synagogue, north-west … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, Boycotts and BDS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Pro-Palestinian supporters are not pro-anything. They are only anti-Israel

If proof were ever needed that “pro-Palestinian” activists are not pro-anything, but solely anti-Israel, the latest news out of Syria brings us some glaring evidence. ISIS has invaded and taken over the Palestinian refugee camp in Yarmouk, Syria (really, why … Continue reading

Posted in Boycotts and BDS, Lawfare and Delegitimization, Mideast news, Terrorism | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Antisemitism on Australian and American campuses, masquerading as anti-Zionism

Having written about the increasing antisemitism and delegitimization of Israel on British campuses, it is dreadfully sad to find that the same disease is afflicting campuses on the other side of the world, davka in Australia which is one of … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, Antisemitism, Boycotts and BDS, Lawfare and Delegitimization | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Antisemitism on British campuses, masquerading as anti-Zionism

This depressing subject has been covered extensively on this blog and elsewhere yet it never seems to go away. On the contrary, it seems to get worse from year to year, especially around the time of “Israel Apartheid Week” which … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, Antisemitism, Boycotts and BDS, Lawfare and Delegitimization | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments