AWI’s Jack Lang ‘compares pro-BDS intellectuals to sheep’

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The President of the Arab World Institute in Paris appears to have compared Arab intellectuals who objected to the display of Israeli artworks as part of an exhibition to ‘sheep’, causing offense. The institute is showing an exhibition called ‘Jews of the Orient’ until March this year and the exhibition contains some pieces borrowed from the Israel Museum, the Ben-Zvi Institute, and other Israeli institutions, prompting a campaign to boycott the event among supporters of BDS. The exhibition was condemned by the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign for its display of Israe…

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