News Brief 1/3/2011, Tevet 27, 5771
48 MKs Sign Petition to Boycott Rawabi Builders
A petition calling for a boycott of 20 companies who agreed themselves to boycott Jewish products and businesses from Judea and Samaria, eastern Jerusalem, and the Golan in exchange for a contract to be part of the building project establishing the new Palestinian Authority city of Rawabi, was signed by 48 MKs and circulated by the Land of Israel Lobby on Monday.
The called on cabinet ministers to end cooperation with the companies involved in building Rawabi.
Last week, the Legal Forum for the Land of Israel asked the Attorney General and the Finance Ministry to amend the law regulating governmental tenders, banning companies which boycott Judea, Samaria, eastern Jerusalem and Golan products from bidding for government tenders.