Activists celebrate “Israel Apartheid Week” by agitating against the Jewish state. Dore Gold, director general of Israel’s Foreign Ministry, marked the occasion in March by visiting the government that replaced the apartheid regime in South Africa. Here is a top diplomat from a country compared by its foes to the regime of P. W. Botha meeting in Pretoria with diplomats who helped bring that regime down.
And yet many activists on both sides of this issue have been missing this point. First there is the movement to boycott, divest from and sanction Israel, known as BDS. In the absence of a peace process, BDS appears to have momentum as more and more academic associations, student governments and …READ MORE