Tag Archives: BDS

Jeremy Bowen, BDS and Obvious Questions

Jeremy Bowen, the BBC’s Middle East Editor recently stated: @Jinjirrie sorry didn't get to this. BDS is going from the edge of the debate closer to the centre— Jeremy Bowen (@BowenBBC) April 25, 2014 I feel there are many serious … Continue reading

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George Galloway “I don’t debate with Israelis”

I had always thought the George Galloway was a skilful, if devious and often nauseating, politician, but a recent video clip suggests he is none too smart, when caught on the spur of the moment. Galloway can be seen storming … Continue reading

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London BDS, Racism And Press TV

Anti-Israeli boycott, disinvestment and sanctions (BDS) campaigners often claim they against antisemitism and racism, yet their actions tell another story. London BDS as an unfortunate habit of using material from the racist, Press TV. Recently, they praised an article by … Continue reading

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David Hirsh On The Merchant Of Venice And Habima

Over at Engage, David Hirsh has scrutinized, picked apart and provided informed cultural analysis on Shakespeare’s Merchant Of Venice within the context of Habima, and some decidedly non-Shakespearean bigots “When I see a production of the Merchant of Venice, it … Continue reading

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Ben White Indulges His Hatred Of Jews

Ben White is an anti-Israeli obsessive, who once said he could understand antisemitism. Since then he and his apologists have indulged in a touch of backtracking, but every now and again his mask slips as with White’s recent tweet which … Continue reading

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The Habima Theatre Of Israel, For Want Of Rational Discussion

At the moment I am not much of a theatre goer but I thought this guest post at False Dichotomies asked relevant questions of those who support BDS: “I tried to talk to the group making their brave stand next … Continue reading

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A View Of Anti-Zionists, The CST’s Take

The CST does the admirable job of providing security, assistance and help to the Jewish community in Britain. But not only that, its annual reports detail the rise (and occasional dip) in antisemitism. Further, the CST blog describes in detail … Continue reading

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BDS Stigmatises Kosher Food

The conduct of BDS supporters in Birmingham leaves little doubt that racism is firmly embedded in their outlook. They attacked the Kosher food section in a Tesco supermarket. Anthony Cooper covers it with typical restraint. This is not the first … Continue reading

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Transition: From Concerned to Jenny Tonge and Ken O’Keefe.

While studying the phenomena of support for Jenny Tonge I have been struck by a number of things: 1. The level of shared paranoia and slippage into conspiracy theories that occurs. 2. How many of her defenders subscribe to her … Continue reading

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Dealing With Anti-Muslim Racism & More.

The advent of the MAMA project is most welcome. Until now it has been hard to quantify the extent and level of racism which faces many Muslims in Britain. Years back when I tried to research the topic I found … Continue reading

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