Tag Archives: BDS

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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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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The Jews and Israelis who back BDS

There once was a time when you might have thought there is a typo in the headline, but nowadays we all know the sad truth. Astonishingly, there are Jews both in the Diaspora and within Israel who promote, encourage or … Continue reading

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Melanie Phillips puts the Middle East conflict into the right perspective

The British pro-Israel advocacy organization Campaign4Truth  (follow them at their Facebook page at the link) recently held an evening of debate of “The Two State Solution – dead or alive?,” the videos of which Brian of London posted at Israellycool, … Continue reading

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Guest Post: If It’s darkest just before the dawn, why is it so light out there?

This is another guest post by Brian Goldfarb, who casts his characteristically optimistic  worldview on recent events and shows us that things are really not as bad as we are being led to believe by the media. This is certainly … Continue reading

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