Open letter to BDS supporters Professors Steven Levitsky of Harvard and Glen Weyl of University of Chicago

An open letter to the boycotting professors
by Yoaz Hendel
November 1, 2015

I write to you after reading an article you published in the Washington Post under the headline “We are lifelong Zionists. Here’s why we’ve chosen to boycott Israel.” Millions have read it, and it made its way to me as well. I assume it’s due to the fact that this time a man bit a dog. Supporters of boycotts are sadly plentiful in the world, including a strange small group inside Israel itself….Let’s start with the bottom line – you are calling for a stop to military aid and diplomatic support by the US because your opinions on diplomacy weren’t accepted. You want a peace treaty in which settlements are evicted and a Palestinian state established, and there isn’t one – so you apparently need to boycott Israel until your demands are met. Be democratic, you say, accept our opinions as we’ve decided or you won’t exist. READ MORE

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