Category Archives: Europe

Board of Deputies treasurer ‘shocked’ by visit to West Bank

Board of Deputies treasurer ‘shocked’ by visit to West Bank By Simon Rocker, May 2, 2014 Board of Deputies treasurer Laurence Brass has said he was horrified at what he witnessed during a visit to a West Bank village, describing

Board of Deputies treasurer ‘shocked’ by visit to West Bank

Board of Deputies treasurer ‘shocked’ by visit to West Bank By Simon Rocker, May 2, 2014 Board of Deputies treasurer Laurence Brass has said he was horrified at what he witnessed during a visit to a West Bank village, describing

Israeli architecture association faces ban from international forum

Israeli architecture association faces ban from international forum Royal Institute of British Architects proposes boycott of Israeli Association of United Architects’ over Palestinian settlements Harriet Sherwood theguardian.com, Thursday 20 March 2014 The Israeli settlement of Har Homa in East Jerusalem

Israeli architecture association faces ban from international forum

Israeli architecture association faces ban from international forum Royal Institute of British Architects proposes boycott of Israeli Association of United Architects’ over Palestinian settlements Harriet Sherwood theguardian.com, Thursday 20 March 2014 The Israeli settlement of Har Homa in East Jerusalem

Deutsche Bank lists Hapoalim Bank as “ethically questionable” (Haaretz)

Germany’s largest bank flags Israel’s Hapoalim as morally questionable investment Deutsche Bank includes Israeli bank on a list of companies whose conduct is ethically questionable, possibly due to its activity in the settlements, Israeli website Walla reports. By Haaretz —

Deutsche Bank lists Hapoalim Bank as “ethically questionable” (Haaretz)

Germany’s largest bank flags Israel’s Hapoalim as morally questionable investment Deutsche Bank includes Israeli bank on a list of companies whose conduct is ethically questionable, possibly due to its activity in the settlements, Israeli website Walla reports. By Haaretz —

Israeli Channel 2 report: The World against Israel: companies and scientists threatened by the European boycott

English follows, with translation notes, bracketed in italics העולם נגד ישראל: חברות ומדענים בסכנה בשל החרם האירופי כבר יותר מעשור שחברות ומכוני מחקר נמצאים תחת סכנה של חרם מצד האיחוד האירופי. בתחילה, היו אלה עסקים שפעלו מעבר לקו הירוק. כיום

Israeli Channel 2 report: The World against Israel: companies and scientists threatened by the European boycott

English follows, with translation notes, bracketed in italics העולם נגד ישראל: חברות ומדענים בסכנה בשל החרם האירופי כבר יותר מעשור שחברות ומכוני מחקר נמצאים תחת סכנה של חרם מצד האיחוד האירופי. בתחילה, היו אלה עסקים שפעלו מעבר לקו הירוק. כיום

Largest Dutch pension fund boycotts Israeli banks over settlement ties

Largest Dutch pension fund boycotts Israeli banks over settlement ties PGGM cites policy of ‘social responsibility’ in decision to divest millions of euros from Israeli banks that have West Bank branches and offer financing for settlement construction. By Barak Ravid | Jan.

Largest Dutch pension fund boycotts Israeli banks over settlement ties

Largest Dutch pension fund boycotts Israeli banks over settlement ties PGGM cites policy of ‘social responsibility’ in decision to divest millions of euros from Israeli banks that have West Bank branches and offer financing for settlement construction. By Barak Ravid | Jan.

Petition – UK must protest at Bedouin expulsion

UK must protest at Bedouin expulsion The Guardian, Saturday 30 November 2013 04.17 AEST Earlier this year, the Israeli knesset approved the Prawer-Begin plan. If implemented, this plan will result in the destruction of more than 35 Palestinian towns and

Petition – UK must protest at Bedouin expulsion

UK must protest at Bedouin expulsion The Guardian, Saturday 30 November 2013 04.17 AEST Earlier this year, the Israeli knesset approved the Prawer-Begin plan. If implemented, this plan will result in the destruction of more than 35 Palestinian towns and

Colors: the new-new anti-Semitism

Colors: the new-new anti-Semitism By Steven Salaita on Tue, 11/12/2013 First Lady Michelle Obama in the White House kitchen with a conspicuously yellow Big Bird. (Lawrence Jackson / White House Photo) It was a sad moment when sources at Israel’s foreign

Colors: the new-new anti-Semitism

Colors: the new-new anti-Semitism By Steven Salaita on Tue, 11/12/2013 First Lady Michelle Obama in the White House kitchen with a conspicuously yellow Big Bird. (Lawrence Jackson / White House Photo) It was a sad moment when sources at Israel’s foreign

Terrorism and the other Religions

Terrorism and the other Religions By Juan Cole Contrary to what is alleged by bigots like Bill Maher, Muslims are not more violent than people of other religions. Murder rates in most of the Muslim world are very low compared

Terrorism and the other Religions

Terrorism and the other Religions By Juan Cole Contrary to what is alleged by bigots like Bill Maher, Muslims are not more violent than people of other religions. Murder rates in most of the Muslim world are very low compared