Category: BDS

It’d hurt us to boycott Israel

Targeting Israel by boycotting products and people with Israeli connections is not only misguided but counterproductive to trade, international relations and peace between Israel, the Palestinians and Arab nations.

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Israel’s boycotters are only prolonging conflict in the Middle East

It is surely ridiculous to believe that a book could be translated into Hebrew, but only if it is done in a way which complies with a boycott of Israel. Why would a publisher pay for the translation but not then sell it in the only country where the language is widely read? But that is exactly what the author, Sally Rooney – a supporter of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel, who has refused to allow an Israeli company to publish her new book in Hebrew – appears to think.

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