Category Archives: Israel Derangement Syndrome

The what day is this? briefs

This is why Israel shouldn’t be paying a dime: Erdogan says there will be no normalizing of relations with Turkey unless Israel lifts the “siege” of Gaza. Sure, stop the IDF from preventing Syria, Lebanon, and Iran from transporting tons … Continue reading

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Calling BS on the mainstreaming of BDS

You know what’s keeping people from being blown to bits by terrorists at Sochi? An Israeli-made security system. An Israeli company called NICE Systems (yes, really) has deployed a network of platforms that provide the Sochi Olympic Games with what … Continue reading

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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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The anti-Israel media, chemical weapons, and Israel

Everyone knows that chemical weapons were used to kill hundreds, maybe thousands, in Syria. The world is so up in arms that Barack Obama is trying to get the American people to back him on a military strike (and failing … Continue reading

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Tuesday briefs

The Cowardly Liar: First Ban Ki-Moon tells the truth and agrees that the UN is biased against Israel. Then, after hearing from the Israel-haters in the UN, he turns around and says, “Oh, my bad. The UN treats Israel just … Continue reading

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Friday briefs

A perfect example of Israel Derangement Syndrome: How much do people hate Israel? So much so that a simple tagged bird was carefully examined to make sure it wasn’t an Israeli spy. Yes, really. Paranoid, much? But it’s just a … Continue reading

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