Chomsky, BDS And The Jewish Left Paradigm By Gilad Atzmon

8 July 2014 — Gilad Atzmon

ChomskyIn his latest article in The Nation, Noam Chomsky selectively cherry picks the facts that fit his preferred narrative, while ignoring and disguising relevant details that contradict his thesis.  One would expect an academic of Chomsky’s stature to perform at a much higher standard of intellectual integrity. 

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Video bolsters BDS battle on US campuses

20 February 2014 — Jonathon Cook

It’s great to see the recent burst of creativity among Palestinians in telling their story where it is needed most: in the United States. Here’s a video that promotes BDS while pummelling all that hypocrisy we keep hearing about “singling out” Israel, not just from Israeli leaders but from US campus administrators. The video is a collaboration between performance-poet Remi Kanazi and Suhel Nafar, of the hip-hop band DAM. Continue reading this...

Sodastream boycott: Scarlett Johansson raises an eyebrow

22 January 2014 — Mondoweiss

SodaStream is suddenly facing widespread criticism in the media for making its seltzer devices in the occupied West Bank. The day after we published Rachele Richards jaw-dropping graphic of Scarlett Johansson drenched in red with sparkling bubbles in the background New York Magazine published Kat Stoeffel’s brand-slaying piece, “SodaStream: Guilt-Free Seltzer or Blood Bubbles?” Continue reading this...

Video: Netanyahu Says it’s Anti-Semitism to Accuse Israel of War Crimes or Violating Human Rights

10 June 2013 — The Real Network

Shir Hever: At the Global Forum for Combating Anti-Semitism, the Israeli military and political leadership’s attacks on critics reflects Israel’s isolation and the strength of the boycott campaign (inc. transcript). Continue reading this...

Omar Barghouti: We won’t be silenced about Israel’s crimes

7 February, 2013 – Socialist Worker

Controversy continues to swirl around a planned forum scheduled to take place on Thursday, February 7, at Brooklyn College to discuss the growing global boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. In a letter to Brooklyn College President Karen Gould, nine members of the New York City Council threatened to cut funding for the school if its political science department continued co-sponsorship of the event. Continue reading this...

VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 8 February 2013: Bulldozers and more talks preserve the status quo

8 February 2013 – VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

Egyptian Army Stops Five Weapons Shipments Heading To Gaza
IMEMC – Israeli Yedioth Aharonoth reported Friday that the Egyptian army has intensified its activities in Sinai, over the past few weeks, and thwarted five attempts to smuggle weapons to the Gaza Strip. …

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Mleeta, Khiam, Sabra, Shatila and Resistance In General By Gilad Atzmon

8 January 2013 — Gilad Atzmon

Lebanon is incredible – an intoxicating blend of natural beauty, rebellious spirit, pious clarity, tolerance, wild night life and unbelievable hummus. I landed in Beirut four days ago. The purpose of my visit wasn’t all that clear. I knew that a talk and a musical performance were scheduled by Almayadeen TV, but I never expected such a spiritually transforming experience.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 29 February 2012: PA: Israel seizing broadcast frequencies

29 February 2012 – VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

The Israeli Military Invades Ramallah, Shutsdown Local TV Station
IMEMC – The Israeli military targeted on Wednesday Watan TV, a local Palestinian television station broadcasting from the central West Bank city of Ramallah. …

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JERUSALEM POST: Israeli Gov. dispatches PR envoy to “fight” IAW

20 February 2012BDS SOUTH AFRICA

Yesterday it was announced that the Israeli Ministry of Public Diplomacy would dispatch “envoys” around the world in an attempt to undermine the upcoming plans for Israeli Apartheid Week (starting  today, 20 February, in some places).

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Dump Veolia West London campaign a SUCCESS!

23 December 2011

VEOLIA LONDON ACTION GROUP

The West London Waste Authority announced yesterday (21st December) that four bidders have been short-listed for the long term West London Residual Waste Services contract covering the boroughs of Brent, Ealing, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow, and Richmond upon Thames – VEOLIA was NOT on the list.

For the full press release go to http://www.westlondonwaste.gov.uk/four-tenders-short-listed-for-west-london-waste-contract

Congratulations to the ‘Dump Veolia West London’ campaigners who have been working incredibly hard for the past year for Veolia to be deselected from this tender, and to Daniel Machover for his brilliant legal advice and assistance in this campaign.

Well done to everybody.

Update from EI: Gaza patients’ burdens | BDS grows in UK trade unions | East Jerusalem killings | And more …

30 November 2011 — UPDATE FROM THE ELECTRONIC INTIFADA

LATEST FROM THE ELECTRONIC INTIFADA BLOGS

The ridiculous burdens borne by Gaza medical patients
By Rami Almeghari, Cairo, 30 November 2011
Though EI correspondent Rami Almeghari’s family has finally accessed medical treatment for his ailing wife, unlike other less lucky families in Gaza, the obstacles they have encountered are absurd.
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EI banned from “delegitimization” meet | Pinkwashing | BDS victories | And more …

29 November 2011 — Update from the Electronic Intifada

Bono must ditch Belgian maker of warplane parts for Israel

By David Cronin, 27 November 2011
The firm that installed screens and lightning on U2′s stage for its world tour also supplies components to Israel’s war industry.
http://electronicintifada.net/blog/david/bono-must-ditch-belgian-maker-warplane-parts-israel

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