Statement from Democratic Majority for Israel President and CEO on H. Res. 246 which opposes the Global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement targeting Israel
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 22, 2019
Contact: Rachel Rosen, [email protected]
STATEMENT FROM DEMOCRATIC MAJORITY FOR ISRAEL PRESIDENT AND CEO MARK MELLMAN IN SUPPORT OF HOUSE RESOLUTION 246 WHICH OPPOSES THE GLOBAL BOYCOTT, DIVESTMENT AND SANCTIONS MOVEMENT TARGETING ISRAEL
“We need to bring Israelis and Palestinians together. The Global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement does the opposite, it pulls them apart. In fact, the Global BDS leaders don’t even recognize Israel’s right to exist in any borders. Led by the Social Democrats and the Greens, the German Parliament recently passed a resolution officially labeling the BDS Movement ‘antisemitic.’
Apparently, many opponents have not read the resolution as they are misrepresenting its contents. House Resolution 246 upholds free speech by allowing anyone to boycott anything without consequence, while specifically reaffirming Congress’ support for a two-state solution to the Israeli Palestinian conflict.”
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