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    • Joseph Steinberg
    • 17.05.10 | 09:55 (IDT)

    I always get a chuckle when people try to claim that Israel invented cell phones when the technology was invented in the US in 1947 by Bell Labs before Israel even existed and I cannot find one cell phone that is actually manufactured in Israel. I agree that pressure should be applied to force divestment of companies who do business in Israel such as Intel or Microsoft, but Israel by no means can lay claim to such US companies simply because some work was farmed out to its satellite offices there as they have offices all over the world. Boycotting Israel is not a painful thing, in fact it makes most people feel good to do the right thing by helping to force an end to such a brutal occupation.

    from the article: Boycotting the boycotters
    First published 01:18 16.05.10 | Last updated 01:18 16.05.10
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