Council of Reform Rabbis opposes 'anti-boycott' law
July 14, 2011 18:41
The Council of Reform Rabbis came out in opposition on Thursday to the
recently passed "anti-boycott" law, Israel Radio reported.
new law allows citizens to bring civil lawsuits against any individual
or group calling for an academic, cultural, or economic boycott against
Israel, Israeli institution, or regions under Israeli control including
settlements in the West Bank.
Eighty five rabbis signed a letter
saying it was a mitzva to protest the rampant injustice and said ti
supported anyone committed to an alternative moral opinion to express
and fight for it. The council said it would protest the law and fight it
until it is removed.