June 23, 2022
A map published online earlier this month by BDS activists claims to list organizations and institutions in the Boston area that they say are responsible for harm against Palestinians. In actuality, the project is targeting and threatening the Jewish community. AJC New England Director Rob Leikind joins us to explain what’s being done to raise awareness and counter the project, and why it’s not just the Jewish community that’s in danger.
Then, Ian Kaplan, a student at Tufts University near Boston, and one of AJC’s 2022 Goldman Fellows, shares his perspective on the BDS Mapping Project, and his approach to navigating campus discourse on Israel, demonstrated by a recent conversation he had with a fellow student.
- (0:40) Rob Leikind
- (14:31) Manya Brachear Pashman and Ian Kaplan
BDS Mapping Project: How can you help?
- Ensure Massachusetts Stands Against BDS
- 5 Reasons Why the BDS Mapping Project is Dangerous for Jews (and Everyone Else)
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