With the spring semester underway BDS tactics on campus have become more deceptive and its hijackings of other movements and causes continue. And as the second year of the Trump Administration begins, the larger political context for BDS has also changed, heightening challenges for American Jews and supporters of Israel. 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 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-Ginsburg fellow of the Middle East Forum. Among other topics he has written extensively on the BDS movement and contemporary antisemitism.