Tag Archives: boycotts

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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Bad sporting behaviour by the Arabs at the International Judo competition in Abu Dhabi

Last week (while I was otherwise occupied) the International Judo Federation (IJF) held its annual competition in Abu Dhabi. The behaviour of the Arab hosts as well as other Arab teams was absolutely disgraceful and should have been enough to … Continue reading

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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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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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Ups and downs in the fight against BDS

While antisemitism in Britain is dominating the news, it is in no way the only country with a Jew-hatred problem. And make no mistake, BDS is antisemitism in politically-correct clothing. Sadly there seem to have been several losses as well … Continue reading

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