Israel frets US scholars forum's boycott may inspire others
Published: 17.12.13, 17:49
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1. ASA Boycott
Harold ,   USA   (12.17.13)
DFM Elkin 5000 professors cannot be RADICAL LEFTIST they are against occupation and bad treatment of Palestinians. Next time they will branded anti-semites.
2. 84% Majority outvoted by 16% active minority
Norbus ,   JERUSALEM   (12.17.13)
ASA , voting to boycott Israel, 84% Majority outvoted by 16% active minority ie 1200 out of 5000 voted on the internet, which is not exactly a secure way to vote. Of the 1200 , 66% numbering 792. were for boycott less than 16% assuming all votes for were valid, and all votes against were counted.
3. I ♥ it.
BDS ,   America   (12.17.13)
4. in a long run Israel will be ok
igor ,   Canada, Thornhill   (12.17.13)
America will pay dearly for betrayal
5. I hope your computer doesn't have an Intel Chip in it?
David ,   Israel   (12.17.13)
Using one just makes you another bigoted Antisemitic hypocrite who is using the Palestinian issue to further the aims of those who want to continue the Final Solution of the Jewish Problem!
6. The Occupation not only Corrupts it causes blindness
Yeshayahu Leibowitz ,   tampa   (12.17.13)
to the sufferings of those conquered but also overwhelming stupidity.
7. To: Norbus at No. 2
Sarah B ,   U.S.A. / Israel   (12.17.13)
Why would anyone even take seriously an organization that has no enforcement powers?
8. The entire world understand that israel is a racist STATE
Xz   (12.17.13)
Israelis continue to BE blind, stealing the palestinian lands And thinking everything is ok. Israel's end is coming as it was for the South african apartheid. Continue saying a vote trough the internet is not secure as of There was no pb.
9. Community standards..local norms bounding acceptable conduct
Steve Benassi ,   Silver Bay, MN USA   (12.17.13)
10. Not only radical leftists
Raphael ,   Netanya   (12.17.13)
Antisemitic hatemongering transcends the ideological barriers, and is an efficient marketing tool for any power seeker. The Rufin report about Jew hating in France renamed as Palestinism analyses this phenomenon as disguised anti-Semitism or anti-Semitism by proxy, issued by leftists as well es neo nazis or political Islam.
11. "Unfairly singles Israel out"?
Avi ,   NYC, USA   (12.17.13)
Deir Yassin, Kafr Qassem, Sabra & Shatila...And have you read what the Talmud says about Gentiles?
12. More boycotts coming!
graczek ,   Maryland, USA   (12.17.13)
ASA's move was just the first of many such to come. More boycotts are coming, and ASA's action will soon go viral worldwide. Zionists: Be afraid! Be very afraid! Soon your isolation will be complete.
13. To: No. 1
Sarah B ,   U.S.A. / Israel   (12.17.13)
Your ignorance shows, yet again. I suggest you visit the ASA website. The membership is overwhelmingly made up of students, not professors. But any school associated with the ASA can kiss its Jewish funding good-bye. Call it the lesson of Harvard Law School. After Professor Alan Dershowitz made public the fact that Jews were discriminated against in Harvard Law School's admissions policies as a result of affirmative action, Harvard University's endowment -- both undergrad and across the various graduate faculties -- dropped $110 million in one year. So there isn't all that much to worry about. Universities and colleges are occasionally quite stupid, but rarely are they suicidal. Unless you feel up to endowing a university chair -- $250,000 at a decent private university; $750,000 at a good private university; upwards of $1 million at an Ivy League School -- or endowing a library ($25-$100 million), or endowing a new science building ($300 million), I'd hold off on the jazz hands dance, Harold. Something tells me that you might be able to cough up a quarter every now and again for a truly worthwhile charity, but your philanthropic bent is considerably lacking. Then again, you're not Jewish. The word "tzedaka" means absolutely nothing to you.
14. Jewish anti-Israeli NGOs are worse
Alexander Scheiner ,   Israel   (12.17.13)
namely NIF, Btselem and the JVJP.CH, the genuine Dhimmis from Switzerland. rememberamalek.blogspot
15. #1 they are already antisemites
Alexander Scheiner ,   Israel   (12.17.13)
because they have no other reason to boycott Israel.
16. # 3 Israel should boycott palis??
Alexander Scheiner ,   Israel   (12.17.13)
namely the sick children and women, from Yehuda, Shomron and Gaza. But we don't do it, we respect palestinian arabs, we respect human dignity. We are a real democracy.
17. #2 Harold: So bad Israel i the bad boy again!
Jim Yakamoto ,   Israel   (12.17.13)
So, what about the "bad treatment" of the minorities in China and the occupation of Tibet? Are you throwing away ALL your Made in China gadgets, shoes, clothes, car with Chinese parts or tires? Are you boycotting the Gulf States which brutalize their people when they want democracy? Are you boycotting tje EU, particularly France and the UK for the disgusting way the they treat the Gypsies, Romanies or Travelers? Maybe you should look into the eyes the family of the 19 year old soldier stabbed to death while he was sleeping on the bus or the survivors of the Vogel family who had their throats cut while they were sleeping and the murderers are proud of what that have done just a Al Qaeda was proud when they killed almost three thousand people in New York on 9/11 and the Palestinians danced in celebrations! Yes, please boycott the Israeli companies but remember thst the workers in the "Occupied Terrirories" are PALESTINIANS and I would love to see everyone of them fired, the factory moved to Israel, the Palestinians can have their state but NOT ONE of them can be allowed to work in Israel. I am sure that you will donate your tax dollars to support them!
OFER   (12.17.13)
19. #1 = ASA Boycott
less than 16% voted for the proposal. dumbwit
20. Community standards..local norms bounding acceptable conduct
Steve Benassi ,   Silver Bay, MN USA   (12.17.13)
21. ASA are old fashioned Jew haters
CJK   (12.17.13)
israel is the jewish state, with six million jews making up the population. old fashioned jew haters express their jew hatred by demonising the jewish state. it is not more complicated than that.
22. "No stone Upon Another"
Yeshua ,   Washington D.C.   (12.17.13)
He may be hated(by whom)????? but his words are true, the foundation stones of Israeli academia and this modern state of Israel have no foundation(corner stone), this is "The stone that the builders rejected", TRUTH,,, and as when he sits o the Mount of Olives. Institutions what do they know, they do come and go.
23. Sarah B et al, you just don't get it.
On the Balcony   (12.17.13)
No matter how creative, how productive, how wealthy how influential we are as a people nor how hateful or violent our enemies are, the world will not grant us the right to crush, control and dispossess another people. Fifty years ago you might have claimed that there were no "Arab-Palestinians"--that is not true today --the Palestinian people exist: we have helped to create them in the crucible of our own short-sighted jubilation. Should we not reach an agreement with the Palestinians soon, I, a Jew and a Zionist will join the BDS movement.
24. To: No. 12
Sarah B ,   U.S.A. / Israel   (12.17.13)
The sun has yet to rise on a day that a goy scares me, chico. Individually, you are dumber than a box of hammers. Collectively .... pitted against Jewish intellect .... were it not for us, you'd still be picking lice out of one another's pelt. Come to think of it -- while MY forebears were penning the Bible and gifting the world with a code of laws that has stood the test of time, YOUR forebears were painting their faces blue and howling at the moon. Afraid. Not in this -- or any other -- lifetime.
25. Boycotts are a two-way street
Sarah B ,   U.S.A. / Israel   (12.17.13)
We can boycott the provision of medical services to the terrorist denizens of Gaza and Judea and Samaria. We can boycott the trucking in to Gaza on a weekly basis hundreds of thousands of metric tons of FREE humanitarian aid. We can boycott the provision of FREE electricity and FREE fresh water to Gaza. In the true spirit of boycott, we can immediately terminate all work permits issued to West Bank Arabs enabling them to work inside Israel. I'm sure the ASA will pick up the slack, won't they? Let's find out!
26. #13, Good old Sarah B, never changes
Jon ,   Baltimore, US   (12.17.13)
So you admit that you are buying influence and threatening even peaceful protest against the policies of a pro-settler government.
27. #9, #20, not mine. Proof that my clone is Obama infatuated.
Steve Benassi ,   Silver Bay, MN USA   (12.17.13)
28. boycotting Israel is against US law, and
CJK   (12.17.13)
boycotting israeli academics, be they institutions or individuals, is discriminatory and therefore illegal.
29. #14. Yet the Israeli gov.ment likes them
Tom W ,   USA   (12.17.13)
There are several member in the coalition who support and protect these foreign supported leftist radical Jews and thwart every effort to rein them in. Criticizing foreign haters while tolerating the domestic ones makes no sense.
30. have the court jews learned nothing. it is with a strong han
ralph   (12.17.13)
hand we survived and israel was born not by court jews.
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