Anti BDS

Israeli Apartheid Week is a Soviet Creation

#Rethink2014 is one of the more creative Twitter hashtags I’ve recently encountered. Launched by students opposing the hatefest otherwise known as “Israeli Apartheid Week” (IAW), the hashtag is designed for incorporation into tweets that explain why this ghastly annual event…

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NYU and the Israeli boycott

NYU President John Sexton Photo: Laura Cavanaugh NYU’s faculty handbook requires instructors to “show respect for the opinions of others.” Too bad a closed-door university event last weekend did nothing of the kind. Which may explain why organizers took pains…

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Scarlett Johansson, War Criminal?

In a sane world, Israeli company  SodaStream  would be a poster child for corporate responsibility. Of the 1,300 staff in its West Bank plant, 450 are Israeli Arabs and 500 are Palestinians. All workers receive equal pay, which in the…

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The B.D.S. Threat

LONDON — Secretary of State John Kerry caused outrage in Israel recently when he declared: “For Israel there’s an increasing delegitimization campaign that has been building up. People are very sensitive to it. There is talk of boycotts and other…

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The big boycott bluff

Boycott, divestment and sanctions. BDS. Isolation. Delegitimization. Economic squeeze. Boycott. Boycott. Boycott. Did someone say “boycott”? Everyone’s talking about it. If you run a search for “Israel Boycott,”Google News brings up 58 pages of news items with 58,000 results for January-February…

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Students Protest ASA Academic Boycott Of Israel

The ASA is supporting a boycott of Israeli academic institutions in protest of ‘the negative effects the Israeli occupation has had on Palestinian academics.’ HuffPost Live goes on campus to speak with students who oppose the boycott. Originally aired on…

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