Stephen Hawking affirms Israel Boycott

Stephen Hawking affirms boycott of Israel    May 8, 2013

 …  JERUSALEM (JTA) – British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking clarified Wednesday that he decided to cancel a planned visit to Israel to adhere to an academic boycott of the Jewish state. ….

 http://www.jta.org/news/article/2013/05/08/3126021/stephen-hawking-joins-academic-boycott-of-israel

 With Hawking, the Palestinian-inspired BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement now has a powerful symbol and an unlikely poster boy at its disposal in its increasingly successful drive.

 http://www.haaretz.com/blogs/west-of-eden/stephen-hawking-is-now-the-academic-boycott-movement-s-unlikely-poster-boy-1.519980

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One Response to “Stephen Hawking affirms Israel Boycott”

  1. worzzz Says:

    Alan Dershowitz’ hasbara:

    The only logical conclusion that can be derived from Stephen Hawking’s decision to join the academic boycott of Israel, coupled with his enthusiastic visits to Iran and China, is that he actively endorses* and supports the repression practiced by the Iranian mullahs and the Chinese party bosses. Why else would he single out the world’s only Jewish state for his academic boycott? …

    http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Columnists/Article.aspx?ID=312799&R=R1

    * No evidence provided

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