Tag Archives: BDS

Good News Friday from the Galilee

You may have noticed that I’ve been rather quiet this week. The reason for this is that I’ve been on holiday up north with all my kids and grandchildren, staying in a “Tzimmer”, i.e. a holiday villa, in Dalton, a … Continue reading

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Deciphering the 2018 Basic Law in Israel – The Nation State of the Jewish People

Originally posted on FirstOneThrough:
On July 19, 2018, Israel signed a new Basic Law called “The Nation-State of the Jewish People.” It has been called controversial by many liberal media outlets in what it purports to do with minority rights.…

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Argentina vs. Israel football match cancelled – A Messi business

Israel and its supporters are up in arms about the proposed friendly football match between Argentina (captained by Lionel Messi) and Israel being cancelled. Tempers are fraying at thought of another high-profile boycott of Israel, particularly as we are already … Continue reading

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South Africa wilts in its water crisis due to BDS

South Africa is experiencing one of its worst droughts ever. The city of Cape Town is nearing “Day Zero”, when it will run out of water altogether, and severe water rationing will then come into effect. Israel has offered its … Continue reading

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BDS banned! – Hear them whine

Back in August I wrote about anti-Israel boycotters being banned, and the irony of their complaints at having a taste of their own medicine. Last week the Israeli government expanded on their original decision by publishing a list of about … Continue reading

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Kaf Tet beNovember: 70 years since UN Resolution 181

Today 29th November, or as it is quirkily called in Hebrew “kaf tet beNovember”, is the 70th anniversary of the fateful UN Resolution 181 which aimed to partition Palestine and created a Jewish area and an Arab area.  As we … Continue reading

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