The Emerald Isle lost a lot of its luster this past week when Ireland’s Senate chose to adopt a bill that can best be described as obtuse but, more accurately, as profoundly antisemitic at its core.
Part of the Israeli Right is supplying the industry of hatred against Israel with ammunition. The cancellation of the Argentina match is the highlight, but it won’t end here. Because when they have to choose between the state’s best interest and themselves, some right-wing MKs will continue promoting self-serving initiatives. And to hell with the state.
The letter signed by 12th graders refusing to serve in the IDF was encouraged by Mesarvot, an organization so radical that even the New Israel Fund won’t support it; this brainwashing is funded by the Refusal Solidarity Network, an IRS-recognized American body whose board members include BDS supporters.