Northwestern Law Professor Challenges Israel Boycott State By State

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.