On Sunday, February 3rd 2013, the BBC One weekly debate programme ‘The Big Questions’ asked “Is criticising Israel anti-Semitic?”. Those in the UK can watch the programme on BBC iPlayer for a limited period of time whilst those elsewhere can see a video of the relevant portion of the programme at the bottom of this article.
Beyond noting the sterling contributions of Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet ,Tom Wilson of ‘Stand for Peace‘ and the young man in the beige sweater, I am going to leave commentary on the programme itself to you, the reader, in the comments below.
But what I would like to raise here is this:
The anti-Zionist Palestine Solidarity Campaign founder Tony Greenstein (front row, right) was permitted to take part in this programme whilst wearing a ‘Free Palestine’ T shirt with a clearly visible slogan and a Palestine Solidarity Campaign badge.
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