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:
Should non-citizens who call for boycotts, divestment from, and sanctions on Israel be banned from entering the country?— The Forward (@jdforward) January 8, 2018
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.