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Sign the Petition for an Open Jewish Voice for Peace!

While Elder of Ziyon beat me to this particular gag, I realized that the whole Open Hillel tactic provided me the means to accomplish something I’ve been tempted to do for a while: continue my anti-BDS work as a member of Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP). When I originally looked into what this might involve, […]

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Merry Christmas!

There, I said it. Yes, I know I was supposed to have been traumatized from having to sing X-mas carols during my elementary school years.  But I tend to lump that history in with the fact that I attended more Catholic masses than Jewish services during my youth (although you could add all the religious […]

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Jew vs. Jew II

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Jew vs. Jew

The role played by Jews (and even Israelis) in the defamation of Israel through propaganda programs such as BDS has been in the news lately. Some stories talk about the visible role played by group such as Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) in various church-related divestment votes, although the big story last week featured someone entering the stiff competition […]

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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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One of the few good things about the Web savviness of Israel’s opponents is that you sometimes get to see all of the hypocrisy and clownishness of the BDS “movement” by simply visiting a single Web site.  And nowhere is this efficiency more on display than at the site of my West Coast friends’ favorite […]

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PennBDS – Hillel and Questions of JVP

This is part of a series of articles based on the program of the upcoming PennBDS conference.  Check out this landing page to find out more.   With a panel discussion entitled “BDS, Hillel and the Question of Anti-Semitism,” our old friends at Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) finally take center stage on the PennBDS agenda. As regulars […]

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Go and Learn – Take 2

Well this is weird. While my comment was posted last week at the Jewish Voice for Peace/Young Jewish and Proud/Go and Learn web site, not much else has happened there since. So I decided to post an opening question in order to get the conversation going. But then it seemed that the ability to post […]

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