Tag Archives: South Africa

Good News Friday

I haven’t posted a proper Good News Friday post for a while, so I’m happy to post a new installment. Starting with a BDS fail, a South African court banned BDS protests inside Woolworth’s department store (h/t Barry Shaw): The … Continue reading

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Yehuda Glick shot and wounded (UPDATED), Chickengate, and BDS descends into outright Jew-hatred

I’ll start with some terrible breaking news: Rav Yehuda Glick, the advocate for Jewish prayer rights on the Temple Mount, has been shot and very seriously wounded in Jerusalem: Yehuda Gilck, a leading advocate for Jewish rights on the Temple … Continue reading

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Guest Post: RIP Nelson Mandela

This is a guest post by frequent commenter and contributor Brian Goldfarb.  Just a few words of introduction: I feel very ambivalent about Nelson Mandela (see the rest of this post for an explanation) and didn’t know how to approach … Continue reading

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Latest anti-Israel BDS antics

None of the actions mentioned in this post will be much of a surprise to those of you who follow the antics of the BDS anti-Israel brigade,   but I thought it worth listing some of the most recent events … Continue reading

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South Africa’s ruling party votes to boycott Israel

In a disgraceful but unsurprising move, South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC) has voted to make BDS (Boycott, divestment and sanctions) part of its official policy towards Israel. South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress, voted … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Here’s the latest installment in my Good News Friday series. We start with a similar story to the one in last week’s Good News Friday post. This time, instead of an Arab telling his compatriots that they need to stop … Continue reading

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