Why should we get bent out of shape by impotent divestment resolutions guaranteed to be ignored?
It is our mission to build into our campaigns and communication an appeal to the foundational sense of self of those we are trying to persuade.
One of the reasons extreme political groups like Jewish Voice for Peace are so unstable is that the radical cred of the leadership is forever being challenged by “allies.”
You’ve all seen him: on Wikipedia, on blogs, and at the top of almost every mainstream news story that needs an image about the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions “movement” (i.e., BDS). In our lazy journalistic age when an illustration to your story is just a right click away, I’ve always wondered why this guy seems […]
So what’s sitting in Omar Barghouti’s US bank accounts? Chanukah gelt?
The dirty little secret to power, success and happiness: Join Israelis in letting your existence precede your essence.
Using the language of existential self-creation, the BDSers are involved with the project of filling their own nothingness with a witch’s brew of manufactured lies , destructive beliefs and behaviors, and self-righteous fury.
Insights derived from the belief system that powered King’s movement can help us better understand the BDS project, and inform the best ways to fight against it.
Like a virus, BDS creates its own antibodies that contribute to its rejection within whole categories of civic institution.
Scientific evidence that the BDSer’s choice of tactics is likely to limit their effectiveness is a useful thing to know.
Winning against BDS requires resisting impatience, and refusing to allow foes or friends to turn support for the Jewish state into a domestic partisan football.
An army not showing up where it is needed is obviously a problem, but no more so than the same army showing up at the right place too late.