Tag Archives: BDS

France under attack

By now you will all have heard about the multiple terror attacks carried out in Paris on Friday night. The numbers involved are almost too shocking to contemplate, with 129 dead and hundreds injured, resembling more the figures that we … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Here we are again, another Friday at the end of a horrible week, and yet there are still sparks of light amidst all the gloom – how fitting for Rosh Chodesh Kislev in which we celebrate Hannukah. So here is … Continue reading

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The EU labelling guidelines and BDS – continuing the war against Israel by other means

In my earlier post on the EU’s settlements-labelling guidelines, I called it a boycott. However the EU, in reaction to criticism of its  which went into practice today, insist that it is not a boycott, but merely a technical issue, … Continue reading

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It’s the anniversary of Kristallnacht. So let’s boycott the Jews

My headline is only very slightly exaggerated, and even if the EU did not plan to announce their settlements-labelling guidelines precisely today, it is hard to ignore the eerie timing. There is even more curious timing involved, as Honest Reporting … Continue reading

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#BDSFails around the world

The BDS movement represents that Shakespearean description of being “full of sound and fury, signifying nothing”. They have very good public relations since they have the sympathetic ear of much of the Western media, and have an “in” with academia, … Continue reading

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EU MP: Israel has many friends, labelling Israeli goods is illegal

Continuing with my “good news only” project for Sukkot, here is a very interesting take on Israel’s complicated relations with the European Union. Support for Israeli settlements, i.e. those communities built in Judea and Samaria, has emerged from the most … Continue reading

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