Former Shin Bet Chief and current MK, Yaakov Perry of Yesh Atid, points out that the Danish government is defying the EU’s policies against boycotting Israel by clandestinely funding the BDS through proxy NGOs.
By LAHAV HARKOV
MK Yaakov Perry (Yesh Atid), presented Danish Parliament Speaker Pia Kjærsgaard with a list of organizations her country funds that promote boycotts of Israel, calling on her to fight the anti-Semitic boycott, divestment and sanctions movement during her visit to the Knesset Wednesday.
“Denmark is part of the European Union, and it cannot be that it’s government funds anti-Israel organizations. These actions defy the EU’s policies against boycotting Israel,” Peri, the head of the Knesset’s delegation to the European Parliament, said. Continue Reading »
‘Equal share of burden’ committee has 1st meeting. ‘IDF’s needs are our first priority,’ Science Minister Yaakov Perry says.
The Knesset Committee for Promoting Equal Share of the Burden, headed by Science Minister Yaakov Perry (Yesh Atid), convened for the first time Sunday. Representatives of the IDF and the Civil Service Administration attended the meeting and stressed they were prepared to intake haredi enlistees.
At the end of the meeting, Perry said: “In six weeks we will have a historic law – the process is sensitive, but the IDF’s needs are our first priority.”
The committee’s meeting took place only a few hours before the beginning of Memorial Day, and while leading the meeting, Minister Perry stressed the symbolic importance of the coincidence. Continue Reading »