Why did Peter Beinart call for a kosher BDS? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    A prime reason for Zionist American Jew Peter Beinart's highly publicised op-ed in the New York Times which called for a “Zionist BDS” that would boycott all products and services from the settlements was to give Jews and Zionists a movement which they could support without seeking Israel's destruction. The mainstream BDS movement is smart enough to blur the edges over its ultimate aim but it would be happy to see Israel as a homeland for Jews destroyed through the backdoor via the establishment of a single bi-national state. For Jews and Zionists who would be happy to see some sort of economic boycott against Israel but want a 2-state outcome, joining the BDS is not the answer. Peter Beinart's proposal tries instead to meet their needs.

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    First published 21:17 06.02.13 | Last updated 21:17 06.02.13
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