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Building and rebuilding

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0savesSave BufferReverse the Royal Institute of British Architects Boycott of Israel To accuse Israel of a human rights crime by building is like accusing the little piggy who built a house from bricks of cruelty to wolves. As with so … Continue reading

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Dear Mr Zuckerberg …

Revise Facebook Community Standards Three activists from Sweden have employed social media to send a message to a giant. Dear Mr Zuckerberg … is yet another imaginative initiative (see Time for a BDS Rethink) that we think all Israel Advocates must … Continue reading

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Time for a BDS rethink

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0savesSave BufferI OPPOSE ISRAEL APARTHEID WEEK BECAUSE … Sometimes something comes up that is everything Five Minutes for Israel tried to be. That something is #RETHINK2014. Those of you who have stayed with the Five Minutes for Israel from the beginning will remember the … Continue reading

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BDS at NUI

NUI Galway? Are you a student, academic or employee of the National University of Ireland–Galway? Do you live in the region or are capable of getting there? On March 6th a motion for boycotting Israel will be presented to the … Continue reading

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Posters and Imposters 2014

Palestinian Hypocrisy Weak 2014 The graphic resources for Palestinian Apartheid Week 2014, have come online rather late. Five Minutes for Israel continues the ‘tradition’ of parodying their materials. 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 Materials Hi-res for printing Palestinian Hypocrisy Weak (eng) … Continue reading

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Blood Libel OK by Facebook

Not hate speech? Then what is? As a general rule hate-pages on Facebook are run by pimply adolescents who delude themselves that the digital equivalent of graffiti on a cemetery wall is the equivalent of  action. One day they may … Continue reading

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Show support 4 Scarlett

Win one for ScarJo Unless you have been holidaying on the far side of the moon. you would have heard about a major BDS fail. Actress Scarlett Johansson’s standing up to NGO Oxfam, a major member of the Hate Israel Lobby, took a … Continue reading

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american studies association

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0savesSave BufferASA members MUST READ Action Item Are you a member of the American Studies Association? Did it speak for you when it declared an academic boycott of Israel? It has put the resolution to a vote of the ASA … Continue reading

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Who’s on first?

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0savesSave BufferForeign Affairs Committee to meet Minister Costello. Irish for Israel have asked me to publicise this letter. Send your emails now. Dear All, Tomorrow (Wed 16th) the Irish Foreign Affairs Committee is to meet with Minister Costello who recently … Continue reading

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The BDS Method(ist)

BufferThe Methodist Church wants to know? Tell them! The Methodist Church in Britain claims they are preparing a report on BDS. They are preparing prepare a briefing document for Methodists on the arguments for and against the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions … Continue reading

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