When the media falsely and inaccurately portray the BDS movement, they enable and feed the movement, providing it with exactly the platform it needs to promote its lies.
Following his appearance at an anti-BDS conference in Jerusalem, HonestReporting CEO Joe Hyams explains in The Times of Israel why the BDS movement thrives on more than anti-Semitism, cash and ill-will.
Even after SodaStream moved out of the West Bank, and even after 600 Palestinians lost their jobs, the BDS movement is still finding excuses to boycott and demonize Israel.
The Toronto Star posts a video by “comedian” Scott Vrooman promoting BDS through anti-Israel lies and libels.
The Huffington Post becomes a platform for encouraging its readers to adopt the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign against Israeli goods.
Israel-Hater Ben White attempts to argue that BDS is not anti-Semitic, but fails.
The BDS strategy is to make any and all kind of furor through whatever means it can. Jennifer Lopez is just another excuse to bombard Twitter and the media with demonization of Israel.
In the face of the loud noise generated by BDS, the truth about Israel is not enough; we have to make Israel a “normal” country to uninterested people.
The cultural boycott is the most insidious part of the BDS strategy against Israel. There is no pretense of economic or political pressure. The only aim of a cultural boycott is to proclaim that Israel has no place among the nations. And increasingly, British culture figures are having none of it. First, Harry Potter author…
As SodaStream, the top target for the BDS, shuts its West Bank factory and moves over the Green Line – taking hundreds of well-paying jobs with it – debate has raged over the true impact of the BDS. And the evidence increasingly points to one set of victims – the Palestinians. Does the movement care? Not…