Is a Boycott against Israel Reaching a 'Tipping Point?'

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As Israel expands illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank – a violation of international law and a major obstacle to peace with the Palestinians, some European companies are refusing to do business there. The Palestinians' call for "boycott, divestment and sanctions" may succeed where Intifadas and rocket fire have not. Prime Minister Netanyahu calls it "immoral and unjust," but Secretary of State Kerry warns it could damage Israel's "relative calm and prosperity." We hear how the boycott has divided Israelis and American Jews. What will it mean for the peace process and the "two-state solution?" 

Credits

Guests:
Calev Ben-David - Bloomberg News - @calevbd, Omar Barghouti - Palestinian human rights activist, Bradley Burston - Ha'aretz - @bradleyburston, Gerald Steinberg - Bar Ilan University - @GeraldNGOM, Peter Beinart - contributing editor at The Atlantic - @PeterBeinart

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Benjamin Gottlieb, Kareem Maddox