The ‘Israel Anti-Boycott Act’ Explained


FMEP’s President Lara Friedman joined Churches for Middle East Peace for a webinar explaining the “Israel Anti-Boycott Act,” a piece of legislation moving in the Senate (S 720) and the House of Representatives (HR 1697).

In a recent op-ed, “The Israel Anti-Boycott Act is an Act of Political Persecution” Lara explained how the bill, if passed, would impact her. She writes, “a plain-English reading of the law makes clear that the impact is far wider, seeking to silence, deter, and punish U.S. persons, like me, for exercising the basic right to free political speech in calling for and supporting policies that challenge settlements and occupation.”

You can watch the webinar below, and click here for additional resources.