BDS  (Page 49)

BDS movement distilled – when Israeli soldiers not raping Arab women is racist

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 11:15am 10/19/2013 at 11:15am

The Boycott, Divest and Sanction Israel movement is a Potemkin movement which has the façade of merely opposing the “occupation,” but which in reality seeks the destruction of Israel, and willingly joins with the worst Islamists and anti-Semites in that goal.

Groups like the American Friends Service Committee and

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Israeli soldier shocked to see ugly side of U.S. campus life

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 7:50pm 10/13/2013 at 7:50pm

We ran this over at College Insurrection last week, but I think it’s worth running again an excerpt from Hen Mazzig, An Israeli Soldier to American Jews: Wake up!

As a young Israeli who had just completed five years of service in the IDF, I looked forward to my new job educating...

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“Boycott Israel” rap video exposes hypocrisy of BDS movement

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 4:39pm 10/8/2013 at 4:39pm

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (BDS) movement, as our readers know, is a vile combination of leftists and Islamists joined together by hatred of Israel who hide behind false and exaggerated claims regarding the “occupation,” when the real goal is the destruction of Israel.

The BDS movement, which includes many academics, singles...

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Anti-Israel flag at Oberlin just par for the campus course

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 20, 2013 at 9:35am 9/20/2013 at 9:35am

Yesterday we posted examples of the racist and other posters placed around the Oberlin campus last February as part of The Great Oberlin College Racism Hoax of 2013.  There are many more in the Oberlin police department document production we did not post.

On no campus in the United States or elsewhere...

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Did you hear the one about how BDS sang “Shoot the Jew”?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 9, 2013 at 6:17pm 9/9/2013 at 6:17pm

It’s a really catchy toon, I hear.

The Boycott Divestment and Sanctions crew sure knows how to fire up a crowd. Oh wait, they were the crowd.

BDS head draws fire after defending ‘Shoot the Jew’ chant:

An anti-Israel rally at a South African University that saw protesters chanting “Shoot the Jew,” which was...

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American Friends Service Committee runs anti-Israel BDS hate camp

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 3:40pm 8/18/2013 at 3:40pm

Earlier this summer the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and Jewish Voices for Peace (JVP) held a BDS camp. The BDS (Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions) movement, which we have covered extensively, targets Israel.

These groups claim only to seek an end to the “occupation” of East Jerusalem and the West...

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Jews in Europe past their expiration date

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 5:37pm 8/17/2013 at 5:37pm

There is no future left for Jewish communities in Europe.

That’s the inescapable conclusion of You Only Live Twice by Michel Gurfinkiel in Mosaic Magazine.

The lengthy article is a long trip down the death during World War II and then rebirth of Jewish communities in Europe, and how that rebirth is being snuffed...

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Jewish Voice for Peace seeks to divide and conquer support for Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 3:00pm 8/7/2013 at 3:00pm

I don’t know if the irony was intended. A few months ago, Roger Cohen wrote a column called Israel’s True Friends.

The

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The war Israel is losing, badly

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:38pm 7/16/2013 at 3:38pm

Arab armies could not defeat Israel.

Nor could Palestinians turning their young adults into walking guided missiles.

Nor could Hamas rockets, nor will Hezbollah missiles. Iranian nukes pose a unique future threat, which will need to be dealt with at some point.

But there is a war Israel is losing, badly. The lawfare war,...

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“Fight and win the battle for truth” about Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 11:52am 5/29/2013 at 11:52am

Via Times of Israel:

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke out Tuesday against what he described as a rising trend of anti-Semitism around the world, calling for an international effort to combat the phenomenon.

Addressing delegates in Jerusalem for the Foreign Ministry’s fourth annual anti-Semitism conference, Netanyahu launched a scathing critique of Israel critics...

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“About Syria, the critical theory crowd remains silent”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 9:48am 5/26/2013 at 9:48am

So writes Syracuse University Professor Zak Braiterman, Hezbollah — Part of the Global Left?:

Reading

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More evidence it’s not about land for peace in Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 10:26am 5/23/2013 at 10:26am

An article today at The Tower discloses a rough, handdrawn map allegedly by Mahmoud Abbas, refecting a peace offer extended by Ehud Olmert when he was Prime Minister of Israel, EXCLUSIVE: The Deal the Palestinians Rejected, The History That Was Never Made:

In a stunning development that calls into question the basic...

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@SodaStreamUSA response to Limbaugh boycott: “We continue to advertise”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 10:52am 5/15/2013 at 10:52am

SodaStream is an Israeli company which makes a really cool and really popular product, essentially a make your own soda at home device.  I plan on getting one.  Its U.S. division is SodaStreamUSA.

This video shows the SodaStream story of building bridges between Jews...

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Anti-Israel Prof. Noam Chomsky helped BDS get to Stephen Hawking

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 12:22pm 5/11/2013 at 12:22pm

If you think Stephen Hawking’s decision not to attend a conference in Israel was a principled stand for academic or other freedoms, you can drop that notion.

Hawking, as many have pointed out in the past few days, has attended conferences in the past several years in such beacons of academic freedom...

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Mideast Media Sampler – 05/10/2013 – Newseum honors Terror TV

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 10, 2013 at 3:00pm 5/10/2013 at 3:00pm

1) When is news not really news?

The Newseum – a museum devoted to the news business – recently held an event to honor journalists killed in the line of duty. Included in that honor members of Hamas who were killed by Israel this past November.

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BDS lied about Stephen Hawking joining anti-Israel academic boycott (Update – retraction of the retraction?)(Final update? Hawking essentially refused to cross boycott picket line)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 8:51am 5/8/2013 at 8:51am

The academic boycott of Israel organized by the BDS movement claimed a big success when the Guardian ran an article yesterday, Stephen Hawking joins academic boycott of Israel.

That report set off a furious response, since the academic boycott of Israel is anathema to almost all academics.

In the U.S., only the disreputable...

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The silence of Assoc. of Asian American Studies members regarding anti-Israel academic boycott is deafening

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 3, 2013 at 2:23pm 5/3/2013 at 2:23pm

We have written several times about the academic boycott of Israeli academic institutions by the Association of Asian American Studies, and how it is part of the greater Boycott Divest Sanction movement meant to delegitimize Israel:

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