The feeble fight against BDS
The challenges facing Israeli public diplomacy are growing in recent years in light of the well-oiled international boycott, divestment and sanctions movement.
Israel’s detractors are pushing ahead with their efforts to remove Israel from the international arena. One such effort, to kick Israel out of FIFA, the world’s governing soccer body, has failed. Faced with these boycotts, Israel is forced to provide evidence it is a liberal democracy that strictly adheres to the values of human dignity and liberty.