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Boycotters seek to hurt Israel
Boycotters seek to hurt Israel

On the eve of Israel's 67th Independence Day, it was particularly disturbing to read Yousef Munayyer's defense of the pernicious movement to boycott, divest from and sanction Israel ("Cardin, don't tie U.S. hands for Israel," April 21). Although Mr. Munayyer presents BDS as a legitimate method of effectuating peaceful change, in reality, the BDS campaign employs lies and half-truths in order to demonize and de-legitimize the Jewish state with the ultimate goal being the end of Israel itself. This explains Mr. Munayyer's denunciation of Israel's "half century-long occupation," although 50 years ago, Israel did not occupy Gaza, the West Bank or...