Democrats and Republicans unite to oppose BDS

THE TOWER
Congressional Committee Unanimously Passes Bipartisan Israel Anti-Boycott
by Staff
June 29, 2018

The influential House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously passed the bipartisan Israel Anti-Boycott Act sending it to the full House of Representatives for a vote, The Jerusalem Post reported Thursday. The bill would protect Israel and Israeli businesses from boycotts organized by international organizations. Northwestern Law School Prof. Eugene Kontorovich explained last year that the purpose of the bill is to counter efforts by international organizations, such as the United Nations Human Rights Council, which is assembling a blacklist of companies doing business with firms that have any ties to the West Bank. READ MORE

ALGEMEINER Israel Anti-Boycott Act Approved by House Foreign Affairs Committee  The Israel Anti-Boycott Act — a bipartisan bill sponsored by Representatives Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Juan Vargas (D-CA) — would require the president to update federal regulations so as to prohibit compliance by American companies with international attempts to boycott the Jewish state.

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