The Boston Jewish Advocate interviewed Eric Fusfield, B’nai B’rith director of legislative affairs, on several Jewish groups that endorsed a Jewish Voice for Peace statement supporting BDS. B’nai B’rith condemns the statement, and does not support the Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment movement.
Boston Workmen’s Circle was one of three dozen “largely fringe” groups to sign a Jewish Voice for Peace statement defending the Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment movement against Israel, putting it at odds with the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston, of which it is a member.
The Brookline-based Yiddish culture and labor rights organization was the only local, U.S.-based organization to sign the July 30 statement, headlined, “Over 30 Jewish groups worldwide opp...
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