New head of Reform movement favors BDS against Judea and Samaria
The current issue of the New York Jewish Week includes an interview with the new leader of the Reform movement, Rabbi Rick Jacobs. Among the many issues that ought to bother you is his support for the boycott, divest, sanction (BDS) movement
, at least where the Jewish cities and towns of Judea and Samaria (Hat Tip: NY Nana
On the issue of the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) movement, he said he strongly opposed global BDS, which seeks to eliminate the Zionist state, but drew a distinction between such efforts and those who boycott products made in Jewish communities in the West Bank.
He said the Reform movement has not taken a position yet on the boycott of West Bank settlements but that “we do take positions on the hardest issues.”
So we can look for the Reform movement to become a boycotter of Judea and Samaria? What's wrong with that? Plenty. Israel's legitimacy is indivisible
Labels: BDS, Israel is a Jewish state, Judea and Samaria, rabbi Rick Jacobs, Union for Reform Judaism