The Time is Now for Financial Zionism

By Tal Brody

Many casual observers of contemporary Israeli affairs face a puzzling dilemma
when asked to think about the effects of the so-called BDS (Boycott, Divestment,
Sanctions) movement. On the one hand, they hear reports of ever-increasing
accomplishments in the Israeli hi-tech sector with Israeli corporations being
purchased by international conglomerates and increases in exports all over the
globe. On the other hand, they are being told that BDS is wrecking havoc on the
Israeli economy and is a force that needs to be combated with all the intensity
possible. Despite the seeming contradiction between these two realities, the
truth is that both are true. Continue reading