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Northwestern Law Professor Challenges Israel Boycott State By State

The BDS movement challenges governments and corporations to boycott, divest and sanction Israel and Israeli-based companies for their presence in Palestinian territories. 

Many activists have turned to states, lobbying to divest government funds from Israeli-associated companies. Many states, including Illinois, have in turn passed legislation banning state-sanctioned boycotts of Israel. 

Northwestern University professor Eugene Kontorovich had a part in writing many of the state laws condemning BDS. He joins us from Israel to discuss his part in challenging BDS.

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