Category Archives: Boycott of Israel

“We reject this State that calls itself Israel”

On Saturday 2 August 2014 George Galloway, MP for Bradford West, attended a political party meeting of the far-left in Leeds, Yorkshire. With the Palestinian flag draped behind him, he proclaimed: “We have declared Bradford an Israel-free zone. We don’t … Continue reading

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Prime Minister Harper’s Speech to the Knesset

This past Monday, January 20, Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper addressed the Knesset in Jerusalem. His speech was a remarkable statement of support for the Jewish State. “We refuse to single out Israel for criticism on the international stage. “Now … Continue reading

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A Story the BBC won’t tell

Noam Naor was just 3 years old when he fell from the fourth floor apartment of his parents’ home. He was rushed to Sheba Hospital in Tel Aviv where doctors fought to save his life, but he had suffered irreversible … Continue reading

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PC-USA and The Boycott and Divestment Votes

It has been a difficult week for those of us who oppose efforts to Boycott and Divest from Israel. Efforts to divest narrowly failed at the PC-USA General Assembly, 331-333. That is 49.85% for and 50.15% against. To say that Presbyterians are … Continue reading

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Ingroups, Outgroups and Out of Bounds

Peter Beinart, in his 3/18/2012 New York Times op-ed calls for a bizarre response to the insidious anti-Israel B.D.S. (Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions) movement: his very own version of B.D.S! His, of course, is morally superior. Curiously, it’s predicated on … Continue reading

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A Reminder – Where Our Advocacy Differs

In August 2010, we published a page addressing our view of how Israel Advocacy should and should not be conducted. It is listed under “Advocacy” on our home page. With all of the discussion about what should be done to … Continue reading

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The Presbyterian Church and Divestment

There can be few left with any doubt about how the Presbyterian Church feels about Israel. In an article on their website giving the background to the Israel/Palestinian conflict, they state that “In the 1920s, when the Jewish National Fund … Continue reading

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Student Boycott of Israel

The following letter was sent by Dr.Denis MacEoin to the Edinburgh University Student Association and is reproduced with his kind permission. The Committee Edinburgh University Student Association May I be permitted to say a few words to members of the … Continue reading

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Ammiel Hirsch’s Response to Peter Beinart at the CCAR Convention

Reprinted with Permission (emphasis mine) Engaging With Israel: Challenges and Opportunities for American Jews Discussion with Peter Beinart at CCAR Convention, New Orleans March 30, 2011 By: Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch, Stephen Wise Free Synagogue Chevre: This feels really good. It … Continue reading

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Israel – A Nazi Apartheid State

Being anti-Israel is not in itself objectionable. But I’m not talking about ordinary criticism of Israel. I’m speaking of a hatred that permits itself no boundaries in the lies and myths it pours out. Thus, Israel is repeatedly referred to … Continue reading

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