Tag Archives: settlements

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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It’s the anniversary of Kristallnacht. So let’s boycott the Jews

My headline is only very slightly exaggerated, and even if the EU did not plan to announce their settlements-labelling guidelines precisely today, it is hard to ignore the eerie timing. There is even more curious timing involved, as Honest Reporting … Continue reading

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They will not drive us out because we have nowhere else to go

Professor William Jacobson, (a law professor at Cornell University, an avowed conservative, Zionist and staunch defender of Israel, whom I have had the pleasure of meeting a couple of times in Israel) who runs the law-blog Legal Insurrection kindly invited … Continue reading

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Reacting to the terror wave: action or inaction?

The Palestinian terror wave (the authorities are not calling it a 3rd intifada – yet) continues to sweep Israel. There were more stabbings in Jerusalem on Shabbat, rock throwing, and violent Arab protests in many towns. After Shabbat there were … Continue reading

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EU MP: Israel has many friends, labelling Israeli goods is illegal

Continuing with my “good news only” project for Sukkot, here is a very interesting take on Israel’s complicated relations with the European Union. Support for Israeli settlements, i.e. those communities built in Judea and Samaria, has emerged from the most … Continue reading

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Delegitimization and demonization of Israel: From the UN to the EU to the Red Cross to Iceland and Brazil to an elementary school in Ithaca

The campaign to delegitimize and demonize Israel knows no bounds: anything and anywhere can be a target or a blunt instrument in this vicious campaign. In no chronological order, the past week has seen the following: The UN has turned … Continue reading

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