Anti BDS

How Boycotting Israel Promotes Violence

Many proponents of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel unconvincingly state that BDS is nonviolent. Indeed, the BDS movement website boasts that BDS is “a form of non-violent pressure on Israel.” However, the positions of senior BDS members and…

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Dueling Narratives Cloud Picture Of Campus Anti-Semitism

The “Jews Die” graffiti was the first provocation to appear over a several-month period last year in and around the University of Michigan. The hate message was spray-painted at a skate park near the Ann Arbor campus. Then, a swastika…

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The perversity of the Israel-boycott blacklist

The UN Human Rights Council is well-known for its hostility toward Israel, but a project it’s about to complete puts it into truly bizzaro territory. UN rights chief Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein (who last year compared then-candidate Donald Trump to ISIS)…

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Bad Times for Boycotting Israel

It has been a bad few months for the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. First, the state of Wisconsin adopted a rule in October prohibiting companies that engage in the boycott from receiving local government contracts, joining 23 other American…

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Antisemitism no longer hiding behind anti-Israel rhetoric

For years, antisemitism has been couched in the language of “anti-Zionism”, allowing its proponents to claim that they are only criticising Israel. Explicitly attacking Jews, whether rhetorically or physically, has been generally seen as unacceptable, even among those who dislike…

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