by Edwin Black When the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement [BDS] mounted a campaign against Israel, it targeted more than Israel’s economy, including tourism—which has nonetheless flourished beyond any expectation. The “D” in BDS stands …Keep Reading!
by Edwin Black Israel’s adversaries in the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement [BDS] thought they could starve Israel through economic warfare that included even its food sector. Many remember the BDS furor over SodaStream, Sabrahummus, ordinary fruits and vegetables, …Keep Reading!
by Edwin Black The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement [BDS] has taken particular aim at Israel’s tourism industry. Tourism accounts for about 11 percent of global GDP and 350 million jobs worldwide—more than ten percent …Keep Reading!
by Edwin Black The virulently anti-Israel movement known as Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions—BDS—is roiling through campuses, overflowing into city councils, encroaching into corporate boardrooms, and now chomping at the essence of Israel’s special niche in …Keep Reading!
In the first episode of 2018, Ross and Jono put their best foot forward by talking about feet (among other things). They discuss a new sock for improved circulation, and a shoe store in Ramallah. …Keep Reading!
Tourism to Israel is setting new records. Ross and Jono discuss stats as well as a few notable visitors, from Radiohead, to a man known as “the Sperminator.” As if this were not enough, they …Keep Reading!
For Many, Israel is Geopolitical Tourist Destination Edwin Black as 4-9-2016 For a hard-core segment of travelers to Jerusalem, when the sun sets at the Sabbath, the magic in the air is not just the …Keep Reading!