Israel plans to send bill to Palestinians over boycotts

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    Israel plans to send bill to Palestinians over boycotts - Middle East, World - The Independent

    What do The Pixies, Elvis Costello, and Salam Fayyad, Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority, have in common? A cursory glance might suggest not much yet all have deeply irked Israel.

    When Mr Fayyad first embarked on a door-to-door campaign to persuade Palestinians to shun all products made by Jewish settlers, the Israeli public simply shrugged. But when veteran crooner Costello peered into his conscience and pulled a scheduled appearance in Tel Aviv, Israelis sat up and took notice.

    Embattled and increasingly isolated, a group of politicians are now proposing a bill that would outlaw boycotts against the Jewish State, both homegrown and international..........

    Israel it would appear is responding to the Palestinians in much the same way as Germany responded to Judiasm's declaration of economic war in the 1930's though with rather less justification.

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