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Video from Israelis speaking out against Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions bill

Below is a short video of Israeli celebrities and several activists, among whom I was honored to appear. The video is in Hebrew and for an Israeli audience, but there are English subtitles. The video essentially is self-explanatory, but to give you a synopsis we are coming out strongly against the bill currently in advanced stages in the Israeli parliament (Knesset) that will make it illegal to support and advance boycotts, divestment campaigns and/or a call for sanctions (and perhaps other non-violent political expression) against Israel for its unlawful acts against Palestinians. We are all coming out for democracy, freedom of thought and expression, and stating that this law won’t stop us from resisting the occupation.
From the Coalition for Women for Peace’s channel:

This is the promo for a series of films by other celebrities that will follow it.

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Emily W. Schaeffer is an American-Israeli human rights lawyer and activist based in Tel Aviv, born and raised in the Boston area. She has been involved in the struggle to end the occupation for more than 10 years. A former member of Jews Against the Occupation (New York), and Jewish Voice for Peace (SF Bay Area Chapter), she is currently active in several Israeli activist groups, including the Anarchists Against the Wall and Boycott! Supporting the Palestinian BDS Call from Within. Emily's posts represent her views alone.

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