Monthly Archives: August 2010

What the wall has done

Jamal Juma’, The Electronic Intifada, 31 August 2010 Israel began constructing the wall in June 2002 following its invasion of cities in the West Bank, which it dubbed “Operation Defensive Shield.” In retrospect, the invasion appears to have been a

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Palestinian Organizing, Why Boycott?!

Communist Party of Israel supports actors boycott

Published today (updated) 31/08/2010 19:43 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Hundreds gathered Monday at the Habima National Theater in Tel Aviv to demonstrate support for its actors who are boycotting performances in the occupied West Bank settlement of Ariel. A Communist Party

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Cultural Boycott, Israeli Organizing

Israeli academics boycott West Bank settlements

31 August 2010 Last updated at 13:51 GMT New cultural centre in Ariel (30 August 2010) An arts centre in Ariel, one of the West Bank’s largest settlements, is to open in November More than 150 Israeli academics say they

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Israeli Academia, Israeli Organizing

Blue and White: Where Uri Avnery has it Wrong

Tuesday, 31 August 2010 06:49 Michael Warschawski, Alternative Information Center (AIC) Once again Uri Avnery is using his blog to criticize the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel. Under the title “Red and Green,” Avnery comments on the

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Boycott success in Glasgow to be rolled out across Scotland

Muslim shops ban Israeli produce in Palestine protest Boycott by Asian businesses in Glasgow’s south side Deborah Anderson Sunday Herald 29 Aug 2010 Rizwan Khan, who owns Rizwan stores on Allison Street, dumped a box of dates after being told

Posted in BDS Success, Boycott News, Economic Boycott, Scottish Organizing

Writers Oz, Yehoshua, Grossman back artists’ boycott of Ariel settlement

by Philip Weiss on August 30, 2010 Where are the liberal American Zionists on this one? What will J Street do? Important news: Ynet learned on Monday that prominent Israeli authors A. B. Yehoshua, Amos Oz, David Grossman and Sami

Posted in Boycott News, Cultural Boycott, Israeli Organizing

Israeli actors to boycott new West Bank theatre

60 actors, writers and directors argue that performing in occupied territories would legitimise illegal settlements * Harriet Sherwood in Jerusalem * guardian.co.uk, Sunday 29 August 2010 16.45 BST Dozens of Israeli actors, playwrights and directors have signed a letter refusing

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Cultural Boycott, Israeli Organizing