Shoham Nicolet, CEO of the Israel American Council, speaks at one of the many events held during the Israel parade in New York City last month.
(photo credit: IAC)
In many ways, the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement got a head start when it comes to shaping the debate surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It painted a compelling narrative of Palestinians as the helpless victims and Israel as the ruthless aggressor, when the reality is far more complex.The Jerusalem Post spoke to organizations working hard to combat the rhetoric that BDS espouses. In driving campus activism, working with (and at times, against) social media platforms, they are spearheading legislation to wrest back control of the pernicious and pejorative narrative.