Tag Archives: boycotts

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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Guest Post: A Beginner’s Guide to Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS), Part 3: Fighting BDS

This is another Guest Post by frequent contributor and reader Brian Goldfarb.  Over the last few months Brian wrote part 1 and part 2 of his Beginner’s Guide to BDS series, and this is the third part. Brian writes: As … Continue reading

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Despite all the pressures, two huge #BDSFails

With all the panicky talk of Israel’s diplomatic and economic isolation due to BDS, the stories of academic boycotts (or at least attempted ones), and the upcoming academic pogrom known as “Israel Apartheid Week” which is slated to take place … Continue reading

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Antisemitism makes you stupid

Perhaps I should have turned my headline round to read that antisemites are stupid in the first place, but I feel it works whichever way you look at it. Two prime examples occurred in England this past week. In the … 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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