Norman Finkelstein accidentally tells the truth about BDS

Norman Finkelstein is a leading light of the anti-Israel movement, including the Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, which seeks to destroy Israel through commercial, cultural, and legal sanctions imposed through international organizations and governments. Usually, nearly all who seek to destroy Israel and exterminate Jews use pious rhetoric about principles to obscure the raw hatred that is the wellspring of all their energy. But Finkelstein let his hair down recently on YouTube, and blurted out the truth. Speaking with a friendly, pro-Palestinian advocate, Frank Barat, on YouTube, Finkelstein basically admitted the sham being peddled. Ran Baratz has an excellent article well worth reading at Jewish Ideas Daily: Finkelstein got into trouble when he said that some people in BDS "don't want Israel."  He lectured his BDS colleagues:  Stop trying to be so clever, because you're only clever in your cult.  The moment you step out, you have to deal with Israeli...(Read Full Post)