Tag Archives: BDS

Good news to start the week

Although there has been unfortunately no shortage of bad news, I decided that since I missed the last Good News Friday installment, I’d at least start the week with a dose of good news before the nasty stuff takes over. … Continue reading

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The good, the bad, the ugly and the stupid

Several incidents of antisemitism from the usual suspects, as well as some plain-speaking sense from unusual quarters, caught my eye these last few days (links via Elise R. and Haya E. amongst others). Starting with the really ugly: Haaretz is … Continue reading

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The ugly side of BDS – and the even uglier ugly side

Words fail me. Whenever you think the Israel-haters and those who would boycott us and want to destroy us, including the BDS movement and its fellow-travellers, could not sink any lower, they start to dig. The following Facebook post (referenced … Continue reading

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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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