Tag Archives: #BDSfail

Good News Friday – pre-Purim edition

It’s almost Purim and the atmosphere here in Israel is gearing up for the festivities. For days now, all we’ve heard from the school across the street are Purim songs played on the loudspeaker system at break time. Unfortunately, the … Continue reading

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Some Schadenfreude for the week of Purim

The Israel-haters on campus are notorious for shutting down any pro-Israel speech or even neutral-on-Israel speech. We are seeing this at the moment in Israel Apartheid Week events and all the BDS-sponsored riots and mayhem whenever an Israeli speaker comes … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I must apologize for having been offline for most of this week, due to a combination of new grandchild exhaustion (there’s a reason why parents are young and grandparents aren’t!) and a touch of flu. Nevertheless I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Good News to start the week

To make up for the lack of a Good News Friday post yesterday, here is some good news to start the week (despite tomorrow being a fast day).  (My apologies for yesterday’s last-minute crisis posting. The immediate crisis is over … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Chanukah is almost upon us, starting tomorrow night, as is Christmas too! All the more reason for a great Good News Friday post. I’ll start with news from last week, when Jewish communities and their supporters the world over took … Continue reading

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Good news from Britain

I have devoted many posts to the rising antisemitism in Britain, and particularly in the Labour Party, so it is both a relief and a pleasure to note the change in atmosphere since Theresa May became Prime Minister after the … Continue reading

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