Actress Roseanne Barr will visit the Israeli Knesset in late January to speak out against the boycott, divest and sanctions movement.
Barr, a pro-Israel activist, is set to tour Israel with Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, founder of the World Values Network. She reportedly was invited to speak at the Knesset by Deputy Speaker Hilik Bar and will go January 30.
Rabbi Boteach is one of Barr’s more ardent defenders. After she came under fire for a racist tweet, which led to her losing her TV show, he said she had a “big heart” and went through the four stages of Maimonidean repentance that are core to Jewish “teshuvah.”
- If they come to boycott you, fire them first
- Israel’s crusade against BDS comes at the cost of its own democracy
- Natalie Portman: Israel's nation-state law is 'racist' and a 'mistake'