Tag Archives: UN

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

Posted in Antisemitism, Boycotts and BDS, Lawfare and Delegitimization | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

What do the Palestinians want? Not the end of the occupation but the end of Israel

The question and answer in my headline might seem a bit harsh, a bit raw, but if you look at the bare facts and study history – the history of the Middle East and the history of the Jewish nation … Continue reading

Posted in Antisemitism, Terrorism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Boycotts and BDS, Incitement, International relations, Lawfare and Delegitimization | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Tisha B’Av 5775 – 2015

Since the 9th day of Av fell yesterday, on Shabbat when we do not mourn, the fast itself was deferred to today, beginning last night at sundown and finishing at sundown tonight. Tisha Be’Av, the 9th day of the month … Continue reading

Posted in Boycotts and BDS, International relations, Judaism, Lawfare and Delegitimization | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Israel-bashers (and a surprising defence)

I present you here with some media clips in which we hear the same old same old  – Israel-bashing from the usual suspects. First, UN Watch brings us William Schabas, the biased official who was forced to step down as … Continue reading

Posted in Antisemitism, Lawfare and Delegitimization | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Six Day War: myths, facts and legalities

The 48th anniversary of the Six Day War was marked in Israel a few weeks ago on Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, and it’s civil anniversary, June 10th, was noted in several press reports both in Israel and overseas. As the … Continue reading

Posted in Defence and Military, History, Lawfare and Delegitimization | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments