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BDS Can’t Get What They Want…with The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones finally confirmed their long-rumored concert in Israel, scheduled for the beginning of June. And since the Rolling Stones are nothing if not a major force in culture, it didn’t...

March 26, 2014 15:21 By :

Fighting BDS – The Power of Pro-Israel Images

Anyone who spends time online, and especially on mega-sites such as Facebook or Twitter, can’t help but notice the centrality of images in the fight over Israel’s legitimacy. Shareable images...

March 25, 2014 14:43 By :

Jimmy Carter Rejects BDS

Jimmy Carter, whose book Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid did more to legitimize the Apartheid smear than anything published by the BDS movement, is now publicly opposed to boycotts against Israel, including...

March 25, 2014 11:45 By :

Fighting BDS – Can We ‘Buycott’ the Cultural Boycott?

One of the most effective strategies in fighting BDS is known as “buycott” – making a special effort to buy products from companies specifically targetted by the BDS for boycott.It’s...

March 24, 2014 16:06 By :

Fighting BDS – BDS is a Media War

One of the biggest misconceptions about the BDS, especially among people only casually exposed to the movement’s rhetoric, is that the BDS is designed to put economic and political pressure on Israel. The...

March 23, 2014 16:09 By :

Fighting BDS – Is BDS About to Go Mainstream?

As part of its mythology, the BDS movement claims it began in 2005 in response to a call from Palestinian civil society. That would mean that the movement sprang forth directly from the Palestinian people,...

March 20, 2014 15:08 By :

Fighting BDS – Countering BDS Bullying

Every time an artist or culture figure of any sort announces plans to perform or even visit Israel, the BDS launches a campaign to bully the artist to cancel the appearance and denounce Israel. The tactic...

March 19, 2014 16:06 By :

Fighting BDS – Salon Sides with Roger Waters

Salon, one of the first magazines to appear exclusively on the Internet, has never been a friend of Israel, and its recent output on the Jewish state is decidedly pro-BDS. This week alone, the magazine...

March 18, 2014 16:03 By :

Fighting BDS – Scarlett Johansson Slams Oxfam for Political Agenda

Everything you need to know about fighting BDS and the assault on Israel’s legitimacy. Find us on Facebook here. Today’s Top BDS Stories: 1 Two recent articles on Scarlett Johansson include...

March 17, 2014 16:45 By :

Fighting BDS – Hard Questions for BDS Supporters in Europe

Everything you need to know about fighting BDS and the assault on Israel’s legitimacy. Find us on Facebook here. Today’s Top BDS Stories: 1. Alan Dershowitz asks some hard questions about...

March 13, 2014 15:36 By :