Tag Archives: BDS

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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UN and Amnesty – two sides of the same coin

Sometimes I feel I could just post some old blog posts of mine about the UN, Amnesty, BDS or any of the other assorted anti-Israel and antisemitic organizations and no one would be able to tell if the post was … Continue reading

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Our “peace” partners internationalize their war against Israel

I’ve written about our “moderate” “peace” “partners” before, but it bears repeating. The people with whom the world demands of Israel to make peace is not peaceful at all. In fact their stated aim, openly and publicly declared and available … Continue reading

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Boycotting the boycotters: anti-BDS legislation wins the day

Following on from the previous post by Brian about the origins of BDS, it is important to keep things in proportion. Despite the outrageous nature of the motives of BDS (it basically boils down to antisemitism), and notwithstanding their self-promotion … Continue reading

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Guest Post: A beginner’s guide to BDS

This is both a guest post by Brian Goldfarb and cross-posted from Northwood Synagogue’s “Nu” Magazine. Here is his introduction (in blue) followed by the article: This article was written because friends who edit the magazine of Northwood Synagogue, north-west … Continue reading

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Academic boycotts and anti-Jewish racism

This is a joint post written by myself together with frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb. Brian writes: I borrowed the phrase “rancid left” from the US blogger Noga (of the website “the contentious centrist”), to distinguish it from my own stance as part … Continue reading

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