Series Archives: More Silliness


This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series More Silliness

Last month’s divestment fiaso at Hampshire College inspired this parody. (It appeared on a few sites in the area. Needless to say, certain members of the “Israel is wrong about everything always” crowd were not amused.): In a further complication to the divestment controversy that continues to roil Hampshire College, today a new student group: […]

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Young, Jewish and Proud – Oy!

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series More Silliness

My good friends at Jewish Voice for Peace have unleashed their most fearsome campaign yet: Young Jewish and Proud, the declaration of young Jews that they are mad dag-nabbit, and they don’t plan to take it anymore. Fortunately, an intrepid dumpster diver who is also a Divest This fan stumbled across an earlier version of […]

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Welcome to Jewish Voice for Peace – DT!

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series More Silliness

I’ve decided to start my own branch of the organization Jewish Voice for Peace here in the Boston area. The mission of my new branch, which will be called JVP-DT for the time being, will be to communicate the Divest This message that all attempts to target Israel with Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions are not […]

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PennBDS: Hamsphire Conference Planning Transcript

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series More Silliness

I’ve been attempting to generate all new material in this month’s series of postings paralleling the PennBDS conference agenda, rather than fall back on a “clip show” of previous postings.  But the next item up on their program (entitled “BDS On Campus I: Divestment Workshop”) didn’t really provide an issue to which I could hook a […]

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JVP Hagaddah – Oy!

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series More Silliness

Well it took some doing, but my faithful team of dumpster divers managed to unearth an early draft of Jewish Voice for Peace’s most-remarkable Hagaddah. It’s clearly a markup version, but it provides keen insight into the true soul of BDS. Enjoy!  

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Max Brenner – Supremely Epic BDS Fail

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series More Silliness

Hey guys.  I’m thinking of auditioning for The Onion.  What do you think? A group from Northeastern University’s Self-Righteous Asshole community made their presence known last night as they marched in front of Max Brenner’s restaurant and chocolate shop in downtown Boston for close to two hours, demanding that people not buy chocolate on Valentine’s […]

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