Apr. 27, Countering BDS
Benjamin Weinthal, Research Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracy
Week Four: The need for policy changes to combat BDS will also be a part of the course. What sophisticated policy recommendations exist to aid European and American lawmakers and policymakers in blocking the growth of a movement that has been classified as a contemporary form of antisemitism? What can the government on the local, state and federal levels do to stymie BDS activity? What can banks and online platforms do to avoid aiding BDS entities who promote discrimination against Jews and Israel and are aligned with terrorist entities? How have the Abraham Accords had an impact on BDS? Will additional normalization agreements between Israel and Arab countries reduce BDS?
Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Time: 2:00pm EST