Irving Wallach is a Sydney barrister. Over the years he has been an honorary officer and executive member of the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies, and a board member of Mount Sinai College and Moriah College. Irving was president and a founding board member of the New Israel Fund Australia. IRVING WALLACH: By fixing a…
At Labour Friends of Israel lunch, the party leader condemns those who ‘focus obsessively on the world’s sole Jewish state and hold it to standards no other country is subjected.’
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.
What BDS Really Wants: A One-state Solution, Minus the Jewish State, article by Philip Mendes and Nick Dyrenfurth, What BDS Really Wants: A One-state Solution, Minus the Jewish State, Haaretz (Israeli newspaper)