Published on 13 July 2015

Israeli caricaturists mobilize to fight BDS via Facebook

A group of Israli caricaturists IS posting sarcastic caricatures to expose BDS supporters' hypocrisy.

By Adva Cohen, published in Yedioth Aharonot July 12, 2015
Israeli diplomacy has been diligently working in recent months to thwart the efforts of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS), and now the country is receiving assistance from an unlikely group: Illustrators.
A new Facebook page recently created by Israeli illustrators seeks to fight the boycott efforts via sarcastic cartoons that paint Israel in a positive light, and unmask its hypocritical detractors.
After Britain's National Union of Students decided last month to join the BDS movement calling for a boycott of Israel, Asaf Finkelstein, a public relations person specializing in branding, decided that he could no longer bury his head in the sand... Read more.