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BDS – Why Do They Single Out Israel?

                        HERE IS ISRAEL Dr. Kedar raises the obvious question. If the BDS and like organizations truly have humanitarian goals, why do they single out Israel? Syria’s government kills innocent Arabs daily. Where is the BDS outrage? Egyptian civilians have been killed during the ongoing struggle for power. Where is …

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Contentions BDS on a Roll? Not So Fast

An article by Evelyn Gordon at Commentary Magazine. One of the BDS movement’s greatest assets is the fact that its every success gets massive media coverage while its failures (ScarJo excepted) are largely ignored. That’s why anyone following the news in recent weeks would probably conclude that boycott, divestment, and …

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BDS case against Jake Lynch ’too unwieldy’ for court.

AN Israeli legal group’s racial discrimination law suit against Sydney academic Jake Lynch over his support for boycotting Israel is so broad and unwieldy that it could stretch the court’s time and resources, a judge said this morning. The Australian Justice Alan Robertson told the lawyer for plaintiff Shurat HaDin, …

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Beating BDS with Truth, Principle and Jewish Identity.

Written and submitted by David Adler. Let me assume that everyone reading this is familiar with the remarkable and courageous story of Scarlett Johansson. In brief, Scarlett was contracted by SodaStream for its advertisement for this year’s Super Bowl. Scarlett is one of the most popular high profile Hollywood Stars. …

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My Heroes Have Always Killed Invaders

In response to the SFSU story, Geoffff has a few words: Can you imagine the fury if a campus Jewish group did this? “My heroes have always killed invaders”. T-shirts with the face of Baruch Goldstein on sale” “. the only ‘peace’ I’m interested in is the head of this …

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BBC: Oxfam and SodaStream talk !!

After the Scarlett Johansson controversy, Oxfam’s Director of Policy Ben Phillips and SodaStream CEO Daniel Birnbaum speak separately to Newsnight about the legitimacy of West Bank settlements, and what is in the best interests of Palestinians. This interesting little item just came in  too. http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/jakewallissimons/100257864/the-darker-side-of-oxfam/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

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BDSers/Leftists eat your little hearts out.

Sorry to keep harping on about this folks, but it is sweet music to my ears. It looks like SodaStream has scored big time thanks to Scarlett Johansson having the courage of her conviction to stand up for what she knows is right.   Her name can now be added …

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BDS big time fail – SodaStream big time WIN !!

‘Israel Group SodaStream is believed to be the first Israeli firm to introduce a court case against the Palestinian lobby.   SodaStream is another Israeli miracle, so is that why the anti-Israel folks are so angry? Yes, but also it must really bug them that so many Arab Palestinians work …

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Miriam Margolyes: proud new Aussie – ashamed old Jew

Last Australia Day, Margolyes became an Australian. Julie Power wrote: Margolyes is known for her honesty and humour. But when it comes to becoming an Australian citizen, she is earnest. ”I feel just sheer happiness, sheer joy.” She first came to Australia in the late 1960s after meeting Heather, her …

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‘The Enemy Within’ – Take 2

Browsing my saved anti-Israel Facebook pages earlier, I opened one I haven’t looked at in a while. To tell you the truth, anti-Israel sites make me sick to the pit of my stomach at the best of times, but Jewish ones more so, so it takes some doing What I …

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Stephen Fry hates bigotry – unless it’s against Israel!

The Age’s Craig Mathieson reviewed a new ABC series, in which Fry talks about  homophobia in different countries, giving examples from Uganda and Iran. Craig comments: Would it surprise you to learn that the ”rabidly homophobic” people we meet in Stephen Fry: Out There (ABC1, 8.32pm) are bafflingly ludicrous zealots? …

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A Tale of Two Rivers: an Anglican vicar tells …

I don’t know how many Aussies have heard of the Rev. Stephen Sizer, the crusading, much-travelled British anti-Zionist Anglican vicar, and I don’t know whether there is anyone quite like him in the Antipodes, but I thought this piece, from my own blog, might be of sufficient interest to cross-post …

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Jake Lynch – BDS FAIL take two.

A second hearty mazel tov is in order to the Director of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Sydney, Jake Lynch, for yet another MAJOR BDS FAIL. Try as he might, he can’t get it right. Here at JDU last month we reported. “The New …

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The Ultimate BDS Fail!

Palestinian Authority becomes first customer of Israel’s Leviathan gas field So while the BDS (Boycott, Divest and Sanctions) anti-Israel activists in the USA and Europe don’t buy a tube of dead sea face cream produced in Israel, the Palestinian Authority will now be purchasing $1,200,000,000 worth of natural gas from …

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BDS IN THE PEWS

Apologies to the NGO Monitor for ‘borrowing’ the name of the great section on their site – BDS in the Pews  which is a more than excellent initiative. NGO Monitor  itself is a huge and valuable source of information which everyone should have at the top of their favourites list. …

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‘Bethlehem Unwrapped’: Rally for Israel – update

These are the last videos I will post. Please go to Sussex Friends of Israel Facebook page for more. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sussex-Friends-Of-Israel/521248807933259 All the wording is from Simon Cobbs on the FB page. I think St James’s Church deserves priority to the Saturday BDS action. On reflection, St James’s response to us …

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