Anti-Israel activists

A bill introduced on Tuesday in the U.S. House of Representatives would penalize international organizations that boycott Israel.

By JNS

Introduced by Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-N.Y.), the Israel Anti-Boycott Act would expand the 1979 Export Administration Act “to prohibit boycotts or requests for boycotts imposed by international governmental organizations against Israel,” said Zeldin in a statement.

The bill has 59 co-sponsors, including one Democrat, Rep. Tom Suozzi of New York.

“This legislation would not only reinforce Congress’ opposition to the BDS movement, but protects American companies from being forced to provide information to international organizations that peddle this hate-filled movement, and holds those who attempt to violate that protection accountable,” he said.

The bill has 59 co-sponsors, including one Democrat, Rep. Tom Suozzi of New York.

A separate bill to combat BDS passed the Senate last year but has stalled in the House.

Do You Love Israel? Make a Donation to Show Your Support!

Donate to vital charities that protect Israelis and help inspire millions around the world to support Israel too!

Now more than ever, Israel needs your help to fight – and win – the battle of public opinion.

Anti-Israel bias and boycotts are out of control. Israel’s enemies effectively use social media to incite brutal terror against innocent Israeli civilians. Please help us fight back!

CLICK HERE TO MAKE A DONATION

Source: United with Israel