In the larger oneness of humanity, there is no isolation. If others are suffering, don’t we have a responsibility as non-sufferers? Making the film Solidarity: Five Largely Unknown Truths About Israel, Palestine, and the Occupied Territories.
This is a high watermark of opposition to Israel inside U.S. politics in more than 50 years, and it was brought off by two midwestern women of color: Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar trying to visit the occupation even as they support BDS.
Last week Omar Barghouti, co-founder of the BDS movement, was denied entry to the US. Barghouti, who has suffered numerous Israeli travel restrictions, charged Israel is now outsourcing its anti-BDS repressive measures to the Trump administration.