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Real Palestinians tire of bloody Intifada, as BDS chickenhawks cheer it on

Northeastern SJP Protest Long Live Intifada Sign
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 10:25pm 4/23/2016 at 10:25pm
Northeastern SJP Protest Long Live Intifada Sign

By now, it is common for supporters of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement on campuses to interrupt speeches and chant “Long Live the Intifada.”

At UT-Austin, the chant was shouted by a group from the Palestine Solidarity Committee as they interrupted an event put on by the Israeli Studies Department....

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“Hello from the Other Side … Free at Last in the Sinai”

Straight Outta Egypt w border
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 22, 2016 at 7:00pm 4/22/2016 at 7:00pm
Straight Outta Egypt w border

Tonight is the First Night of Passover, in which we celebrate the Exodus from Egypt.

My favorite passage from the traditional Passover Haggadah is one that is evergreen:

“For not just one alone has risen against us to destroy us, but in every generation they rise against us to destroy us; and the...

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Anti-Israel activists hijack Passover, turn it into Palestinian liberation event

JVP Passover Haggadah 2016 w border
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 1:51pm 4/21/2016 at 1:51pm
JVP Passover Haggadah 2016 w border

Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) is a non-Jewish organization that gives cover to the anti-Israel boycott movement (BDS) and its political war on Israel by washing away the stains of anti-Semitism that are central to the BDS movement’s founding, actions and identity.

As we noted in a prior post, JVP operates in...

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Islamists behind American BDS movement exposed at congressional hearing

Shut Down AIPAC Hezbollah Flag
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 10:00am 4/20/2016 at 10:00am
Shut Down AIPAC Hezbollah Flag

One of the most common questions I get when I give speeches about the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has to do with its funding.

BDS, including in the U.S., has plenty of money to organize, fly people around, and coordinate efforts across dozens of campuses and multiple countries. Yet BDS...

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Palestinian Incitement Breeds Terrorism

Palestinian Incitement: Hamas propaganda video
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 11:30am 4/19/2016 at 11:30am
Palestinian Incitement: Hamas propaganda video

Even before the smoke could settle over the site of yesterday’s bus blast in Jerusalem that left 21 people wounded — two of them seriously — the Palestinian leadership is praising and celebrating the  terror attack.

The armed-wing of PLO-Fatah, active in the territory under Palestinian Authority control, applauded the Jerusalem bus blast, calling...

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Israeli civilian bus bombed near Jerusalem, as Hamas tunnel into Israel found

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 18, 2016 at 1:15pm 4/18/2016 at 1:15pm
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It’s beginning to look like it will be another hot summer in Israel.

There was a bus explosion near Jerusalem earlier today. At first there was confusion as to whether it was a bomb or some technical failure. Police have just confirmed that it w...

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Time to Honor Our April 14, 2004 Commitments to Israel

April 14, 2004 Bush-Congress Commitments to Israel
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 7:00pm 4/14/2016 at 7:00pm
April 14, 2004 Bush-Congress Commitments to Israel

Twelve years ago President George W. Bush delivered a two-page letter to the late Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.

The exchange took place at a White House press conference on April 14, 2004.

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Amid Syria War, Iran arms Hezbollah for a deadly conflict with Israel, UK-based research group

BICOM strategic assessment on Hezbollah
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 1:00pm 4/12/2016 at 1:00pm
BICOM strategic assessment on Hezbollah

Terrorist group Hezbollah is using the conflict in Syria to prepare for a war with Israel, reveals a report published by the UK-based research group BICOM. In 2015, Iran funnelled a billion dollars to the Lebanon-based terrorist group. According to a strategic analysis released by Britain Israel Communications & Research Centre (BICOM) on Monday, Iran-backed Hezbollah’s missile stockpile...

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Anti-Israel Propaganda Reaches Public Schools

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 10:00am 4/12/2016 at 10:00am
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While anti-Israel propaganda is common on college and university campuses, there appears to be a filtering down to the public education system.

We already have seen attempts to proselytize students into becoming “freedom fighters for Palestine” at an Ithaca, NY, third grade class.  Now the Newton (MA) Public Schools are embroiled in controversy over...

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Unitarian Universalist Association joins anti-Israel divestment effort

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 7:15pm 4/10/2016 at 7:15pm
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In a recent post, we highlighted how Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) is being promoted in America’s liberal Protestant churches.

As we discussed, a malicious strain of anti-Israelism has taken root in these progressive churches largely because of a deep-seated organizational dysfunction:

A vocal and strong minority within the church have led the...

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San Francisco State: Yet another shout down of Israeli speaker (Update)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 1:00pm 4/7/2016 at 1:00pm
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We have been documenting a clear shift in tactics by anti-Israel campus activists, led by Students for Justice in Palestine joined by other groups.

The shift is towards disruption of Israeli and pro-Israeli speakers on campus in order to create a hostile campus environment. We have reported on several such recent disruptions, including...

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Free Avera Mengistu – Mentally disabled Israeli captive in Gaza

Avera Mengistu
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 8:30pm 4/6/2016 at 8:30pm
Avera Mengistu

In a post last December we highlighted the history of Israel’s prisoner exchanges with various Palestinian armed factions. As we noted:

For the past three decades, Israel has been forced to exchange scores of incarcerated terrorists for a mere handful of its POWs. In the majority of these lopsided prisoner swaps the...

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Britain outraged by Palestinian payments to terrorists “who left this British woman for dead”

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3520852/You-pay-two-Palestinian-terrorists-left-Britain-woman-dead-killed-friend-9-000-year-reward.html
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 6:30pm 4/3/2016 at 6:30pm
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I don’t know Kay Wilson. But I’ve seen her on social media, both Facebook and Twitter.

She frequently makes reference to how she was carved up and butchered by Palestinians, but harbors no hatred of Palestinians. Israelly Cool has extensive archives on Kay Wilson.

I never really knew her story, though. But...

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ALERT – NYU Grad Student Union BDS Vote Mid-April

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 8:35pm 3/30/2016 at 8:35pm
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We reported previously on the deceptive anti-Israel Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign at NYU, in which BDS supporters try to co-opt unrelated divestment movements, such as fossil fuel.

This campaign has now morphed into a boycott petition at NYU’s Graduate Student Union (GSOC-UAW Local 2110). Meanwhile the deceptive tactics continue.

This episode...

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Britain Rocked By Revelation Of Taxpayer-Funded Palestinian Terror

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 28, 2016 at 7:00am 3/28/2016 at 7:00am
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Great Britain’s Foreign Office and Department for International Development (“DFID”) have funneled million of Pounds, at least, to terrorists.  The

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U.S. Embassy: Next Year in Jerusalem?

http://diplomacy.state.gov/discoverdiplomacy/explorer/places/170432.htm
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 9:30pm 3/27/2016 at 9:30pm
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The Republican candidates made a lot of pledges to the record-breaking pro-Israel crowd at last week’s American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington, D.C.

Among them was the promise that they’ll move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

So, if he becomes President, will Donald Trump, Ted Cruz...

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“Maybe Europe Will Have A Little More Sympathy For What Israel Goes Through”

Bill Maher Europe Israel
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 5:00pm 3/27/2016 at 5:00pm
Bill Maher Europe Israel

Bill Maher is the proverbial broken clock. While I disagree with him on most issues, he’s been accurate and articulate on the problems facing the West from Islamism, and particularly as to the dangers Israel faces.

The other night he talked about Donald Trump’s address to AIPAC in light of the Brussels...

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