Budgeting To Fight BDS8 June 2023
VOI's Josh Hasten ponders Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's announcement this week that Israel would allocate nearly 100 million Shekels towards the campaign to fight BDS. Is that going to make a dent in solving the problem? Israel Law Center founder, attorney Nitsana Darshan-Leitner joins in to discuss efforts her law center is implementing in the fight against BDS.
Then, Yarden Frankl of Honestreporting.com joins Josh to discuss media coverage of Israel. Is Israel forcing Bedouins off their land or is there more to the story? Is the CEO of Orange telecom really unaware of the movement to boycott Israel? Plus, a Rand Study that concludes peace would be financially beneficial to Israel and the Palestinians. Jewish graves on the Mount of Olives were vandalized, but where's the media coverage?
Then,VOI's Raoul Wootliff provides a live update from the 15th annual Herzliya Conference.
Finally, South Carolina State Representative Alan Clemmons discusses legislation he drafted preventing public entities from signing contracts with businesses engaging in BDS.