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The BDS movement just got bitch slapped

It is not socially acceptable to be an anti-Semite but it is socially acceptable to leftists to be anti-Israel. The activists from the extreme and controversial BDS Movement have been pushing for years to force Israel to label Jewish products the same way that Hitler labelled Jews so that people can boycott them and hurt Israeli businesses as well as the Palestinian employees who make up a good chunk of their workforce.

SodaStream, for example, was put under so much pressure by the Boycott, Divest and Sanction extremist movement that they were forced to close their factory which resulted in all their Palestinian employees losing their well-paid jobs.

Israeli businesses have decided to take the fight to the enemy by doubling down and have not only emblazoned their products with the star of David to make it really clear that the product is from Israel they have also added one simple hard hitting sentence.

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New Zealand’s UN resolution against Israel is a recipe for legal jihad

Some people think what New Zealand did to Israel is no big deal and is nothing more that a rap over the hand with a wet bus ticket that Israel can choose to ignore. What New Zealand set in motion has opened Israel up to legal jihad with serious consequences for the only true democracy in the Middle East.

…The resolution makes Israeli citizens that are involved in the settlement enterprise in the West Bank vulnerable to lawsuits in courts all over the world.

Jerusalem is also worried that the resolution opens the door for lawsuits against Israeli officials at the ICC: government ministers and senior IDF officers who make decisions about construction in the settlements, the demolition of Palestinian homes, or the expropriation of lands could be accused of war crimes under the Geneva Convention.

The resolution can also lead to the creation of mechanisms to monitor and report Israeli actions, which could lead to sanctions being imposed against it.

The resolution’s wording can also be seen as a victory to the BDS Movement, as it opens the door for boycotts of goods produced in the Jewish settlements in the West Bank.

Quite rightly Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is not letting this attack go unanswered and he is hitting the corrupt and hopelessly compromised, Muslim controlled UN where it hurts. The exact same sweet spot that Trump can also push, thanks to Republican support for cutting UN funding unless the decision is reversed.

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BDS Movement one of the many faces of terrorism

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Israeli Justice Minister, Ayelet Shaked. [File photo]

Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked hit the nail on the head when she said that criticism of Israel is legitimate. Liberals can criticise Israel because they do not like what they think it does, just as I can criticise Islamic countries because of what I think that they do. The BDS movement, however, doesn’t just criticise, it actively works to undermine Israels’s right to exist as a country and a people.

Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked branded the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement a form of “terrorism”, in remarks made yesterday.

Speaking at a Jewish National Fund (JNF) conference in New York, the hardline right-wing minister compared the BDS campaign to tunnels under the Gaza border fence.

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The University of Auckland and the Auckland Muslim Association present: Sheikh Ebrahim Bham

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The Auckland Muslim Association together with the University of Auckland, have brought to Auckland Sheikh Ebrahim Bham.The Sheikh appears to be planning to talk about two main topics.

  1. Love for Allah and your parents
  2. Hate for Israel and promotion of the BDS movement which has as its ultimate goal the destruction of Israel

His topics:

  • Love of Allah and your parents
  • Israeli oppression
  • Israeli aggression
  • Israeli apartheid
  • Supporting boycott (BDS) of Israel.

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Boycotting the boycotters

The BDS movement wants to financially cripple Israel by banning, divesting and placing sanctions on Israel and Israeli company products.

We have our own little social justice warriors here in NZ wanting the same thing. This, apparently, will make the Israelis kowtow to them and force them out of Israel.

Well, the Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, has decided to implement his own BDS scheme, against the BDS movement, banning and refusing to allow New York State to procure any services or products from organisations that are part of the BDS movement against Israel.

The coldblooded terrorist attacks in Tel Aviv this week served as a chilling reminder of the summer of 2014, when a steady rain of terrorist rockets from Gaza confined the vast majority of the Israeli population to bomb shelters and protected rooms. During a visit with a bipartisan delegation that August, I was shown a miles-long Hamas tunnel built to infiltrate Israel’s southern communities and murder their residents. The tunnel was frightening because it was the manifestation of the single-minded obsession by Israel’s enemies to destroy the Jewish state. And yet, in many ways it was not nearly as frightening as continued efforts to boycott, divest from and sanction Israel.

That is why I recently signed the first executive order by a U.S. governor to help protect Israel from these pernicious efforts to punish it economically. My order ensures that no state agency or authority will engage in or promote any investment activity that would further the harmful and discriminatory BDS campaign. New York will identify institutions and companies, with the list made available to the public and updated regularly, that engage in boycotts, divestment or sanctions activity targeting Israel, either directly or through a parent or subsidiary. All state funds will then be divested from such entities.

If you boycott Israel, New York will boycott you.

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London’s new Mayor is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma

 

The anti Israel mainstream media seem as confused by Sadiq Khan as I am. Like a typical labour politician he has immediately made an issue of gender equality by appointing women to three top roles.

Khan — who promised to “put the fight for gender equality” at the heart of his mayoralty — had already announced his statutory deputy is Joanne McCartney, meaning three of his four deputies are women. 

What has bamboozled the media and confused me is his apparent support for Israel. The media support the vicious BDS movement which has cost so many Palestinians their jobs. They cannot understand why Khan would support Israel. If a non-Muslim mayor had done this the press would have ripped him apart but because he is Muslim they are caught between a rock and a hard place. No reporter wants to be accused of racism or Islamophobia, since that is exactly what Khan’s opposition was accused of in the lead up to the election.
What really amuses me is the reporter’s concern that he is not being ‘ inclusive, ‘ because her idea of being inclusive is supporting Muslims not pro-Israel Jews. It is only okay to support minority rights if they are Muslims is the message I get from her article.

What I want to know, is whether Khan is genuinely pro-Israel or whether this is a political attempt to improve the Labour party’s image, given the anti-Semitic scandal that has so recently rocked them? He really is an enigma. One thing I do feel certain of is his ambition. Sadiq Khan has his eye on the leadership of the Labour party and the way he is going he just might achieve it
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Ten cartoons that the censors do not want you to see

TICP (The Israel Cartoon Project) is a platform for the best Israeli cartoonists and pro-Israeli cartoonists from around the world. It was created with one simple goal in mind; to tell the rest of the world the truth about Israel.
The BDS is an example of one of the many global Anti-Israeli Campaigns that Israelis and Jews face world wide. TICP was created as a creative new approach to addressing these kind of campaigns.

TICP like Israel is heavily outnumbered. This morning when I first received notification of the 10 cartoons on my Facebook feed the link to the very first cartoon on buzzfeed had been removed by buzzfeed. The only version I could find on the Internet was this very small one.

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This is the TICP cartoon removed by Buzz feed almost immediately after it was posted on Facebook

 

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This is what TICP is up against and it is why I want to spread the cartoons as far and wide as possible. Cartoonists are being silenced all over the world. In Paris they were massacred, in America they are forced to go into hiding because of death threats and on the internet entities like facebook, twitter and buzzfeed remove their cartoons.Western news organisations refuse to publish cartoons out of fear.

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Greece is the latest country to give the European Union the finger

Jewish shop "Kopp & Joseph" in Nazi Germany

Jewish shop “Kopp & Joseph” in Nazi Germany

The European Union has dictated that all European Union countries must label as Jewish-made, all settlement goods to enable followers of the BDS movement to easily boycott them. Greece along with Hungary have refused to label the goods, but distressingly given Germany’s history, their Foreign Ministry has announced that it will be abiding by the new EU labelling procedures.

How is it that a country so haunted by the holocaust that it is taking in millions of Muslim migrants out of guilt, ( ironically followers of a religion that hates Jews) is on the other hand once again labelling Jews  in order to damage them economically?

Jews throughout Nazi-occupied Europe were forced to wear a badge in the form of a Yellow Star as a means of identification. This was not a new idea; ...

Jews throughout Nazi-occupied Europe were forced to wear a badge in the form of a Yellow Star as a means of identification. This was not a new idea; since medieval times many other societies had forced their Jewish citizens to wear badges to identify themselves. – bl.uk.com

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The BDS movements real goal is the end of the state of Israel

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The reason why the BDS movement keeps failing despite huge support from the so called progressives in our society, is because its real goal is not to remove Israelis from a disputed strip of land. Its real goal is the end of the State of Israel itself.

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What is it with Academics and the BDS Movement against Israel?

Being an academic must rot the brain. It is the only explanation I can come up with after reading this extraordinary account of how a Jewish academic boycotted a request from a 13 year old girl. The girl’s crime? She wanted some information about horses, a subject that the Jewish academic is an expert on.Unfortunately for the 13 year old girl, the Jewish academic has something in common with anti-semitic Auckland University academic, Scott Poynting. She supports the BDS movement against Israel.

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