The Israel Boycotters Are the Right Wing’s Useful Idiots

The BDS people are doing harm to Israel, but in ways diverging from their intents; they are being used by supporters of the settlers, as attention deflectors.

Last week was a good one for Zionists in Scotland. It was also a good week for Caledonian abominators of the Jewish state. Both sides are claiming victory. In the annals of the Israel-Palestine conflict this was barely a skirmish, nothing to warrant even a footnote. But in the university town of St. Andrews, the battle of the Matzah Ball excited passions.