Lacking a mob to shut down at Israeli speaker at Harvard Law, Husam El-Qoulaq dazzled the world with his ingenious repartee by asking her why she was “so smelly.”
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The big news on the BDS front is about a lawsuit just filed against the American Studies Association (ASA) over the anti-Israel boycott they put in place in 2014.
In BDS: Disneyland of Hate, Israeli think-tankers Igal Ram and Eliana Rudee present a powerful example of Fantasy Politics run amok.
The BDS brigade is playing another community under the radar: the world of socially responsible investment (SRI).
Last call to attend the second anti-BDS conference being held by StandWithUs in Los Angeles next week. This year’s event promises to be even bigger, cooler and more productive than last year’s (if such a thing is possible). When I think of all the gains we have made against those flailing ninnies whose political vendetta […]
The phrase “anti-Semitic forms of anti-Zionism” accurately describes concrete reality that cannot be ignored away or shouted down
Is the Authentic Left big enough or tough enough to overcome their Regressive Left rivals? The jury is out.
Why does the behavior of the Regressive Left seem so familiar to those of us who battle BDS?
The creativity and humor of Columbia students’ surprise campaign meant talk would be about Pinocchio and not “Apartheid Walls.”
This year’s Israel Apartheid Week got me thinking about one of many projects I started putting together a few years back, but never completed.
Emotions must be running high in BDS-land these days, given that their activity has finally triggered sanctions, that is, official government denunciation and punishment of someone or something those governments consider to be repugnant. And not just in the US, but across the globe. Sadly, the holy “S” of the BDS project is being directed […]
Sometimes, a writer publishes a piece that manages to cut through the immense amount of clutter that passes for discussion and debate on the Middle East, providing insights that lead to instant (and deserved) virality. Matti Friedman’s 2014 story that provided an insider’s explanation for so much journalistic malpractice when it comes to coverage of […]