Israel is perfectly within its rights to respond to boycott campaigns. Even so, it’s worth asking what Israel achieves and at what cost when doing so.
The single-minded focus on BDS in fact only makes it harder to fight, and distracts us from the critical issues that are fueling its rise.
The city was complying with a state law that requires all state contractors to certify that they are not participating in boycotts of Israel.
“You pick any divisive issue — it would be a breach of the transparency we expect of government to kick people like that when they’re down.”
Progressive senator Elizabeth Warren spoke out against the controversial bill aimed at outlawing boycotts of Israel.
Radiohead is facing pressure for an upcoming performance in Israel. Today, R.E.M’s Michael Stripe posted in support of the choice.
“Zio tears replenish my electrolytes!” the tweet read.
My plan was to teach my children to love Israel and introduce them to the harsh truths as they got older. But a new law passed by the Knesset may upend it all.
For months, the #GrabYourWallet campaign has boycotted retailers selling Trump labels.
It is true that both anti-Israel sentiment and organizations exist at UW, but these people and groups are a small minority when compared to the greater student body.