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    • Arieh Zimmerman
    • 12.05.13 | 18:33 (IDT)

    I doubt that the members of the last few Israeli governments all together can demonstrate enough appreciation of reality in order to be influenced by BDS. The one sure way of testing government policies is see if the are working. Israel has effectively been shooting itself in its foot ever since Rabin was assassinated. Acts of protest against the occupation, as those by for example, Hawking and Hoffman, are what await us in the near to mid future. Sooner or later however, when it becomes apparent that BDS, in and of itself is inadequate, the real future trials and tribulations will make Israelis wish that BDS had been more effective.

    from the article: Targeting Stephen Hawking and Dustin Hoffman: Right-wing 'pro-Israel' advocacy as hate speech
    First published 18:21 09.05.13 | Last updated 18:21 09.05.13
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