October 21, 2018

BDS alert: Those “made-in-Israel” boycott signs are backfiring

David MenziesMission Specialist

A small sign placed next to some products imported from Israel on the shelf of a Metro grocery store in north Toronto recently caught my eye. It read:

“Warning! Do not buy this product. Made in Israel: a state promoting ethnic discrimination and pursuing the violent dispossession of indigenous Palestinians. Boycott Israel until it respects international law!”

A Metro spokeswoman told me they were working to have the signs (put up by an unaffiliated group and without permission) removed, and that those views did not reflect the store’s opinions. So good for Metro for not caving.

But a funny thing happened when I visited the store to confirm the sign shenanigans had stopped, because I ended up buying a can of Motola pickled cucumbers imported from Israel — and they were divine!

Now, I’m on the lookout for more made-in-Israel products and I’m sure I’m not the only one who will be purchasing the stuff we’re supposed to be shunning.

And another thing these numbskulls should know is that if the goal in torpedoing Israeli companies via BDS is to further the cause of Palestinians, guess what? The evidence shows your efforts are actually having the opposite effect there too.

I’d call that a lose/lose, at least from your perspective.

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commented 2018-10-22 21:42:45 -0400
What a great commentary, Dave. I’ll keep a watchful eye out for those BDS BS signs.
commented 2018-10-22 21:33:30 -0400
Glad to see it. I don’t take orders from brain damaged NPCs. If I see one of those signs I’ll buy the products as well. For the BDS fools it’s all about virtue signaling. That’s all it’s ever about for them.
commented 2018-10-22 10:43:40 -0400
Thanks DAVID , I’m checking out MOTOLA products next trip into town
Yum !
commented 2018-10-22 02:47:11 -0400
As of 2018, 3 of the 12 muslim Nobel winners were in the field of science. Most of these wins were in the 21 st century.

As of 2017, Nobel Prizes have been awarded to 902 individuals, of whom 203 or 22.5% were Jews, although the total Jewish population comprises less than 0.2% of the world’s population. This means the percentage of Jewish Nobel laureates is at least 112.5 times or 11,250% above average
commented 2018-10-22 00:00:37 -0400
Small brave little Israel is far far more successful than every Islamic shithole nation in the world combined ….that’s why the dysfunctional SJW Antifa terrorist left hates them so much
commented 2018-10-21 22:42:42 -0400
Islam has scattered the Jewish people to the four corners of the earth since the 7th century AD. There are 1.7 billion Muslims inhabiting FIFTY SEVEN Muslim majority nations on earth. There is only ONE Israel, where 7 million Jews reside within a tiny sliver of land.

If Islam expects the West to tolerate 90+million Muslims living within their countries, then the Middle East should DEFINATELY be expected to tolerate 7 million Jews living in Israel.
commented 2018-10-21 20:34:25 -0400
“I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you.”
- Genesis 12:1-3
commented 2018-10-21 19:26:54 -0400
Allan thanks for the video link. The truth that the left rejects. As well, there never was a Palestinian state.
commented 2018-10-21 18:36:03 -0400
Made in Israel: a state promoting ethnic discrimination and pursuing the violent dispossession of indigenous Palestinians.

You have to love the reality reversal here.

Palestinians are spewing their racial hatred on a daily basis. They are also talking about driving Jews into he sea to wipe them off the map.

Here is The Reality concerning Palestine:

commented 2018-10-21 15:24:18 -0400
If Trudeau gets his way, it will soon be against the law to say or display signs that are Racist. Are Jewish slurs exempt from this?

If Trudeau gets his way, Jews will be deported….He prefers Dark Meat.