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Hadassah National President Ellen Hershkin's Anti-BDS op-ed in City & State

Tuesday, Jun 14 2016

(Philip Kamrass/Governor's Office)

FINALLY, BDS RECOGNIZED AS AN OBSTACLE TO PEACE AND PROSPERITY

by Ellen Hershkin
June 14, 2016
(Published in City & State)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is the first United States Governor to enact an executive order against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. For many who live, work or volunteer, like I do, in New York state, this is a moment for which we are grateful.

BDS, finally, is being recognized as a divisive force that works against peace and aims to isolate Israel politically, economically and culturally.

Read the full op-ed at City and State.

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