Tag Archives: BDS

An open letter to anti-Israel activists

I wish I could claim credit for this brilliant article but sadly I am nowhere near as eloquent as Nevet Basker, the writer of this hard-hitting open letter to “anti-Israel” activists. She points out that “pro-Palestinian” activists are anything but. … Continue reading

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Let them eat dust. BDS demands: boycott Israeli water expertise

(A slightly edited version of this article was first published in the Algemeiner.) The Jerusalem Post ran an interesting piece on Friday on Israel’s Greatest Victory. This victory is not any of its military feats, stunning and miraculous as they … Continue reading

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Labour’s boycotted security firm boycotts Labour back

It’s not easy getting back into blogging again after our short holiday in the Galilee, especially with the constant surfeit of bad news.  But a useful way to ease myself back in is by indulging in yet more schadenfreude at … Continue reading

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The Israeli government finally wakes up to BDS – no more Mr. Nice Guy

Jewish and pro-Israel activists have been battling the BDS boycott movement for years, with greater or lesser success depending on the case. The one thing that has been missing has been support from the one authority that should have been … Continue reading

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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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