While the vote was non-binding, the decision in May by Germany’s parliament to adopt a resolution entitled “Resisting the BDS Movement Decisively-Fighting Antisemitism” was a watershed. The motion marked the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement as not only a means of protesting the Jewish state, but as a crusade against Jews everywhere. It also acknowledged for the first time that the political left is plagued by antisemitism no less, and perhaps even more than the extreme right. The resolution will no doubt challenge in unprecedented ways support for BDS, and increase the public’s apathy toward efforts to boycott…
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