Jewish Perspectives on the Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions (BDS) Campaign

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Jewish Perspectives on the Boycott/Divestment/Sanctions (BDS) Campaign


J.J. Goldberg--senior columnist for the Forward and former editor-in-chief; author of "Jewish Power: Inside the American Jewish Establishment;" writes articles, does radio and TV shows, and lectures across the country; lived in Israel during the 1970's-will speak in opposition to the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Campaign.

Hannah Mermelstein--active member, Adalah-NY: The New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel; co-founder, Birthright Unplugged; co-founder, Students Boycott Apartheid--will speak in support of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Campaign.

Kathleen Peratis--member of J Street board; former vice president New Israel Fund; former president NYCLU; columnist The Forward; partner New York law firm Outten & Golden LLP--will speak in opposition to this campaign.

Yonatan Shapira--former captain in the Israeli Air Force and initiator of the pilots' refusal letter; member of "Boycott! Supporting the Palestinian BDS Call from Within"; co-founder, Combatants for Peace--will speak in support of this campaign.

Moderator and respondent:

Esther Kaplan--radio and print journalist; editor of The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute, a nonprofit journalism project; co-host of Beyond the Pale, which covers Jewish culture and politics on WBAI/New York; a former editor at The Nation.


  • Production Date: 06/15/2010
  • Catalog Number: 8670
  • Archive Number: 8670
  • Series: none
  • Length: 02:06:51
  • Town: National
  • Geography: International
  • Event Type: General
  • Content Type: Other


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