The summer of 2020 has seen unprecedented upheaval in the US and worldwide. After capitalizing on the coronavirus pandemic and the possibility of Israeli ‘annexation,’ the BDS movement continues to make electoral gains and expand its alliances with BLM, all on the verge of the Presidential election. SPME’s Live Briefing Series covers recent BDS developments and gives listeners the opportunity to ask questions to SPME staff.
BDS Monitor Live Speaker: Alex Joffe
Dr. Alex Joffe is editor of SPME’s monthly BDS Monitor. He is an archaeologist and historian specializing in the Middle East and contemporary international affairs. Educated at Cornell University and the University of Arizona, he is also a Shillman-Ingerman fellow of the Middle East Forum. Among other topics he has written extensively on the BDS movement and contemporary antisemitism.