Free, Free Israel

I could barely believe reading today how Airbnb has decided to boycott the Jewish homes in the West Bank, yet continue to list the Palestinian ones.

While the Palestinians continue to terrorize Israelis not only with barrages of rockets, terror tunnels, vehicular rammings, shootings, stabbings, and suicide bombings, but also with their advocacy and pressure for a Boycott, Divestiture, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against us. Companies like Airbnb are actually falling for it and joining the terrorists against U.S. ally and friend, the democratic State of Israel.

This reminds me of a frightening video clip I watched the other day of the Palestinians protesting Israeli ambassador, Danny Danon at City University of New York (CUNY) trying to keep him from even speaking.  They were screaming like madmen, chanting their refrain of “Free, Free Palestine” and “End the occupation!”  It is high time for the Jewish people to speak out and demand “Free, Free Israel” and End the terrorism!

Anyone supporting the indiscriminate killing of Israelis and the imposition of BDS are part of the terrorist problem, and Jews all over the world need to stand up and not only call them out, but also boycott organizations like Airbnb that target Israel and the Jewish people. Additionally, we need to contact our Congressional representatives to voice support for the Israel Anti-Boycott Act that would oppose the U.N. Human Rights Council Resolution that urges countries to pressure their companies to divest and break contact with Israel.

Seventy years after the Holocaust, if we haven’t learned anything, it is “Never Again!”–and that means we need to stop the terrorists and those that support them in their anti-Semite tracks.

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Andy Blumenthal is business and technology leader who writes frequently about Jewish life, culture, and security. All opinions are his own.
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