There are a number of useful insights to be gained by looking at how Israel’s opponents portray themselves, especially in materials tied to their recruitment and planning. Which is why communications about the annual conference of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) become regular sources for tea-leaf reading regarding the opposition’s priorities. The title for […]
Technion-Cornell’s two-billion dollar launch vs. BDSer Steven Salaita’s tweets. Fair fight?
How Hamilton explains why Israelis are ranked among the happiest people on the face of the earth.
There are two historical lenses that can be applied to the recent horrific events in Charlottesville and their aftermath.
“From an organizing perspective, the tactics of getting local state and federal governments to condemn the bigoted BDS movement provide a common platform and points of unity for people in the United States to start working on. Such legislation – and debate over it – provides a concrete way for citizens and their leaders to […]
A key to victory in a long-game war is to never never mimic our enemies by mistaking fleeting (never mind trivial or false) “wins” as genuine successes.
Why our best strategy might sometimes be to just shut up.
The recent outrage against Jewish participants at Chicago’s “Dyke March” got me thinking about the totalizing awfulness represented by BDS.
The role we Jews play in this ugly game of tyrants is that of the experimental lab animal.
Israel’s enemies are so lacking in empathy that they are ready to storm the gates to keep gay people in line.
Continuing from last time, why is it that the twentieth state government officially denouncing the BDS movement last week created so little stir among BDS opponents and proponents, even as stories about the occasional student government passing a meaningless divestment resolution continues to cause loud public cheers from the Israel haters, and equally loud teeth-gnashing from our side? […]
Our opponents still think of themselves as being on the cusp of tremendous victory, while we still feel vulnerable and besieged.