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Jon Haber is a writer and activist behind the anti-BDS web site Divest This (www.divestthis.com).

ARTICLES BY: Jon Haber


April 20, 2017 2:52 pm
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Human Nature and the Fight Against BDS

Americans -- including American Jews -- tend to be a practical lot. Given that, could ideas derived from Existentialist philosophy (that French import discussed in...

March 26, 2017 10:12 am
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Zionism and the Authentic Life

To continue our discussion of existentialism, the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement and Zionism: While sometimes philosophers can stretch sentence-length discoveries into whole books and...

March 23, 2017 7:33 am
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Inauthentic Israel-Hatred?

Last time, we saw that much of Martin Luther King’s political success resulted from his understanding human nature in ways influenced by existentialist thought. To understand...

March 22, 2017 10:54 am
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BDS, Martin Luther King Jr. and Existentialism

Whenever Martin Luther King Day rolls around, both pro- and anti-Israel forces skirmish over King’s legacy, borrowing tropes from the civil rights movement and quotes...

October 2, 2016 6:15 am
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Final Thoughts on Waging War Against BDS

A few final thoughts as the year – and this series on how to fight the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement using the language...

September 25, 2016 6:18 am
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Telling Our Positive Story Against BDS

Anyone involved with organized pro-Israel politics has likely gotten caught up in heated discussions over how to set a narrative and get activists to stick...

September 16, 2016 1:58 am
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Developing a Strategy Against BDS

While those fortunate enough to have served in the armed forces will have had first-hand experience viewing problems through a military lens, the military mindset...

September 11, 2016 4:22 am
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Playing Defense vs. Going on the Attack Against BDS

One of the longest-running and least productive conversations we have as a pro-Israel community is over the efficacy of positive campaigning vs. “going on the...

August 28, 2016 4:13 am
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The ‘Operational Art’ of Fighting BDS

General Norman Schwarzkopf, at the end of the 1991 Gulf War, summed up Saddam Hussein’s military prowess by pointing out, “He is neither a strategist,...

August 21, 2016 2:33 am
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Forging Alliances to Defeat BDS

In warfare, few things represent a double-edged sword more than an alliance (except, perhaps, an actual double-edged sword). On the positive side, if you want to...

August 15, 2016 6:17 am
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Three Modes of Persuasion

If you don’t think words play much of a role in a shooting war, contrast the range of options open to Israel’s military the next time...

August 8, 2016 7:46 am
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The Advantage of Surprise in the Battle Against BDS

While war is unforgiving to the rash and the timid, nothing is more lethal to an army than being predictable. For if the enemy knows...

August 1, 2016 3:44 am
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Winning the BDS Wars: Foundations

Approaching the fight against BDS with a military mindset requires (1) letting goals drive our choices of strategy and tactics; (2) starting from an honest...

July 24, 2016 2:51 pm
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Using Emotion to Battle BDS

Military histories, movies and documentaries tend to focus on tangible elements of warfare: planes and missiles, columns of tanks, masses of soldiers, and their complex...

Culture

Film Documenting New Immigrant Wins ‘Inspired by Israel’ Video Contest

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat praised the winners of the recent "Inspired by Israel"...

Driver’s or Pilot’s License? Israeli Company to Develop Flying Electric Car

JNS.org - Metro Skyways, a subsidiary of Israeli company Urban Aeronautics based in Yavne,...

Features

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

World

United Nations Secretary-General Vows to Combat Anti-Israel Bias, Antisemit...

JNS.org - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres reassured Jewish community leaders on Sunday that he would oppose any anti-Israel bias at...

Israel

European Governments Funding NGOs Linked to Bloodthirsty Terror Group PFLP,...

European governments are funding Palestinian civic organizations with clear ties to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP)...

Middle East

Report: Veteran Palestinian Terrorist Who Commanded Infamous 1987 Hang Glid...

A veteran Palestinian terrorist who commanded an infamous 1987 attack in northern Israel was killed in Syria over the weekend...

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