Tag Archives: Boycott
Reykjavik boycotts Israel The job of a local council is essential but generally boring. “Can we vote relocating money from the budget for sewerage to the pedestrian crossing repainting budget”? So can we really be surprised when Reykjavik ventures into the much more … Continue reading
BDS sugar rush We never thought there was so much BDS animosity to a sugar-loaded, fizzy drink that Five Minutes for Israel would be pointing to a Palestinian enterprise to counter it.
Does Israel have the balls to BDS the Methodists? What can Israel Advocates do to preempt and punish a Methodist BDS resolution? Let’s start with the obvious. However unlikely the Methodist Conference 2014 may decide in June to reject a … Continue reading
Reverse 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 many … Continue reading
A dripping tap is a form of torture More BDS BS. Every time an Israeli company loses a tender bid BDS claims that victory is inevitable. It is unfortunate that an Israeli consortium, led by Mekerot, failed to win an … Continue reading
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
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
ASA 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 membership, encouraging … Continue reading
Methodists & Israel Mainstream Protestant churches today, such as the Methodists, are generally anti Israel, even though they may make a pretense of neutrality. This article investigates some of the misconceptions and conceits as to why this might be so.