Should BDS Advocates Be Banned From Israel? No Way, Forward Readers Say.

As of January 2018, members of Jewish Voice For Peace (JVP) and 5 other U.S. groups who support the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement will be banned from entering Israel.

We took to Twitter to see what our readers thought of the move, and two-thirds of those polled felt that the move was wrong:

Back in July in our opinion pages, Israel’s Consul General Dani Dayan wrote that Israel is right not to let in supporters of BDS.

Should BDS Advocates Be Banned From Israel? No Way, Forward Readers Say.

Also in our opinion pages, JVP member Ben Lorber wrote about how he is now personally banned from Israel.

Should BDS Advocates Be Banned From Israel? No Way, Forward Readers Say.

Have a read, and then have your say: send us an email and let us know what you think of the decision.

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