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No BDS Apology for “Shoot the Jew” Chant

No BDS Apology for “Shoot the Jew” Chant

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. It’s bad enough a BDS rally at South Africa’s Witwatersrand University featured protesters chanting, “Shoot the Jew.” But Mohammed Desai, the head of South Africa’s BDS movement, poured more fuel to

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Syria, Israel, Warned to Act With Restraint

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Europe has put Syria — and Israel — on notice to act with restraint. YNet picked up on Arab reports: According to the officials, Assad realizes that a potential Western

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BDS Now a Human Rights Organization?

There are lots of ways to use labels to muddy the waters. South African Broadcasting Corp. News just came up with a new one: Human rights organisation, Boycott Divestment Sanctions (BDS) has called on Wits University’s Vice Chancellor Adam Habib to cancel Wednesday’s Daniel Zamir concert because of what it says is a racist rant.

Adjudicator Rules Against BDS-Infected Academia

An Israeli student won a significant victory against Britain’s BDS-infected academia. The background: Smadar Bakovic had repeatedly complained to Warwick University that she wasn’t comfortable with pro-BDS professor Nicola Pratt supervising her Master’s degree dissertation on Israeli Arab identity. Eventually, Pratt gave a low mark to Bakovic’s dissertation, Bakovic had it re-evaluated on appeal, and

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Israel Defending Eyptian Regime?

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Israel’s lobbying Washington and Europe to support the Egyptian government. The Jerusalem Post and NY Times explains the effort, as well as Israel’s conundrum in a situation where no matter

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High Alert Closes US Embassies

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. CBS News: The State Dept. is closing several embassies and consulates in the Mideast and North Africa because of Al-Qaida security threats. This includes Uncle Sam’s embassy in Tel Aviv

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Emir’s Abdication Shakes Up Arab Spring

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Israel’s receptive to John Kerry’s latest idea for restarting peace talks. It’s not clear if the PA’s on board. The Jerusalem Post lays out Kerry’s formula: Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is

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Governor’s Terror Ties Outrage Egypt

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. YNet picked up on a startling revelation about the “moderate” Hassan Rohani: . . . his elder son took his own life in 1992 in protest of his father’s close

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Iran Cuts Off Hamas Funding

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Angered by Hamas’ support for Syrian rebels, Iran cut funding — approximately £15 million a month — to the terror group. Here’s the Daily Telegraph‘s (pun intended) money quote: Ghazi

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