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        2/18/2014, Adar 18, 5774

      Expert: Combat BDS 'With Emotions and Values'

      The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement remains a hot topic at the Conference for Presidents of Major American Organizations in Jerusalem Monday.

      In a panel entitled "In the Middle of the Middle East Volcano: Prospects and Problems," three major experts - Dr. Tal Becker, Deputy Legal Advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Brigadier General (res.) Michael Herzog, Senior Fellow, Jewish People Policy Planning Institute; and Brigadier General (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser, Director General in the Ministry of Strategic Affairs - tackled the boycott issue and its impact on world Jewry.