Category Archives: Israel Derangement Syndrome

BDS Fail, Scarlett Johansson edition

I like Scarlett Johansson as an actress, but I like her even more as a person–and a Jew. She just told Oxfam to stuff it. Why? Because she was one of their “ambassadors” for eight years, and she’s discovered how … Continue reading

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The dual loyalty canard strikes again

The Obama administration is accusing U.S. Jews of being puppets of the Israeli government. Where have we heard that before? Oh yeah, that’s right. Only in every dual loyalty charge, ever. A US official close to President Barack Obama and … Continue reading

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The hatred of Israel in academia

The American Studies Assocation, for reasons that I really cannot fathom, voted to boycott Israeli academics. The American Studies Association said endorsement of the boycott “emerges from the context of U.S. military and other support for Israel,” among a host … Continue reading

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Tuesday briefs

AHAHAHAHAHAHA! The BDSholes [(c) Israelly Cool] are using Israeli software for their anti-Israel BDS websites. Also, they probably all use the IM technology that Israel designed, and their computers probably use the Intel chips that were designed in Israel. But … Continue reading

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The Arafat polonium blood libel

Here we go again. Did you know that Palestinians are blaming Israel for Arafat’s death? Yes. Palestinians blame Israel for Arafat’s poisoning Really. Palestinians: Israel Only Suspect In Arafat Death Come on. Israel Accused of Killing Arafat by Palestinian Investigators … Continue reading

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Will we ever be forgiven for the Holocaust?

Howard Jacobson, winner of the Man Booker Prize, delivered this year’s Jerusalem Address at the B’Nai Brith World Center in Jerusalem. This is his take on why the world hates Israel. The question is rhetorical. When will Jews be forgiven … Continue reading

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The ADL’s top 10 anti-Israel groups

Yeah, this sounds about right to me, though I might mix up the order a bit. 1. ANSWER (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism) 2. American Muslims for Palestine 3. CODEPINK 4. Friends of Sabeel-North America 5. If … Continue reading

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Sunday briefs

But it will be okay, because a Swedish journalist is optimistic about European anti-Semitism: Nearly a quarter of European Jews now hide their identity while in public. The figure rises to 40% in France. In Sweden, the numbers rise to … Continue reading

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The EU’s Israel bias

The breathtaking hypocrisy of the EU is on display over their rules about not giving money to organizations in the West Bank or east Jerusalem. Eugene Kontorovich is one of the team of lawyers who point out the way the … Continue reading

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The What day is it today? Oh, yeah briefs

Well, I survived oral surgery, and best of all, so did my tooth, but my brain is mushy from yesterday’s painkillers. Also, my typing sucks. But you won’t notice that. And yet, they’ll still make this a gun control issue: … Continue reading

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