Category Archives: Boycotts and BDS

Good News Friday

After all the excitement from across the sea in Britain, it’s good to be able to unwind with a Good News Friday post. My first item emanates from Israel’s biotech industry: Israel is exporting 500 million bee to Russia to … Continue reading

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Combatting BDS – Should we fight it or ignore it?

BDS is never far from the headlines, more often than not in the shape of #BDSFails (attempts at boycotts that were spectacular flops). For example in recent weeks we have seen the second-largest German bank, Commerzbank, shut down an anti-Israel … Continue reading

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The four victims of the Tel Aviv terror attack

The four victims of the Sarona shooting attack were named earlier today: The four victims of Wednesday night’s shooting attack in central Tel Aviv have been named as 41-year-old Ido Ben-Ari of Ramat Gan; Ilana Naveh, 39, of Tel Aviv; Ben Gurion University … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

After all the bad news of this week we desperately need some good news to lift our spirits, so here is my latest Good News Friday installment. With all the hypocrisy and venom that is poured out against Israel in … Continue reading

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Antisemitism on British campuses from both student and teachers’ unions

(A slightly edited version of this article was first published in the Algemeiner.) Antisemitism on British campuses recently became entangled with the scandal of antisemitism in the Labour Party, to the extent that even the non-Jewish student chairman of the … Continue reading

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Ups and downs in the fight against BDS

While antisemitism in Britain is dominating the news, it is in no way the only country with a Jew-hatred problem. And make no mistake, BDS is antisemitism in politically-correct clothing. Sadly there seem to have been several losses as well … Continue reading

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