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


August 15, 2016 6:17 am

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

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

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

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...

July 10, 2016 3:02 pm

The BDS Playbook

Since this series is dedicated to how to fight the BDS propaganda element of the wider war against the Jewish state, it’s time to take...

July 7, 2016 6:34 am

Playing to Our Strengths Against BDS

In reviewing the strengths and weaknesses of the opposing sides in the war against Israel, including the BDS propaganda component of that war, it turns...

June 27, 2016 8:36 am

Israel’s Odds and Lessons From Napoleon’s Enemies

It’s likely that many people reading this series are wondering when we’ll start talking about “doing something,” rather than just pondering our situation vis-à-vis how...

June 20, 2016 2:40 am

Fighting a Siege War

Once you start thinking about the war Israel and its supporters find themselves in as a drawn-out siege (as I've argued before), rather than a...

June 14, 2016 3:23 am

The Neverending Siege

In almost any discussion of how to deal with the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel, a subject that inevitably comes up is...

June 7, 2016 5:27 am

The Many Fields of Battle

Given public fascination with epic battles such as those at Austerlitz and Stalingrad, where generals tested their strategies and soldiers their courage in the heat...

May 31, 2016 5:29 am

In the Fight Against BDS, Who Are We?

As tough as it is during any conflict to understand clearly the goals, strategy and tactics of an opponent, it is much harder to perform...

May 24, 2016 7:22 am

Understanding the Enemy on the BDS Battlefield

Of all human endeavors, war is least forgiving of wishful thinking and ambiguity. That is precisely why it is vital to judge opponents not by...

May 18, 2016 10:48 am

Using the Language of War Makes Battling BDS Clearer

Complex and contradictory language surrounds our conversations regarding the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and how to stop it. “Delegitimization,” “antisemitism,” “hypocrisy” and “misguided”...


Tufts University Unveils Plan on Antisemitism as More Than Half of Students...

Tufts University is taking new steps to address antisemitism based on a "troubling" survey showing that Jewish students are concealing...


Netanyahu Rejects ‘Moral Turpitude’ Clause in Plea Deal

i24 News – Former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu published a video on Monday in which he vowed to remain leader of the Likud Party, stressing that he did not...

Middle East

UAE Blocks Missiles as Yemen’s Houthis Attack Region’s Business...

The United Arab Emirates, the tourism and commercial hub of the Gulf region, on Monday said it had foiled a...


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