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The future’s bright. The future’s not Orange in Israel

Remember the old advert for Orange mobile phones? “The future’s bright. The future’s orange“.  Well, that’s all changed as of earlier today as yet another antisemitic boycott of Israel took effect when the CEO of Orange, the French telecom giant, … Continue reading

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Robert Wistrich z”l, fearless fighter of antisemitism and passionate defender of the Jewish People

Last week, Professor Robert S. Wistrich, head of the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Anti-Semitism at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and widely considered the world’s leading scholar on anti-Semitism, tragically died of a heart attack in … Continue reading

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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

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BDS-Fail News

We need some good news for midweek too, not just for Fridays, especially after the very difficult last few days. With the anger at John Kerry for threatening Israel with a boycott if we do not capitulate to his “peace” … Continue reading

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Confronting the ASA boycott of Israel

In my post about how boycotters justify their antisemitism one of the boycotts mentioned was that of the American Studies Association (ASA).  The proposed boycott was finally ratified yesterday. even though the number of members who voted yes form a … Continue reading

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How boycotters justify their antisemitism

Several recent instances of anti-Israel boycotts highlight both the distortions of logic and reason, and the abuse of universal values like human rights and free speech in order to justify the antisemitism lurking behind their anti-Israel boycotts. For example we … Continue reading

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