Israel’s defense minister is calling for a boycott of Arab businesses in northern Israel following protests against President Trump’s declaration that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital.
Avigdor Lieberman said on Sunday that Arabs in Wadi Ara, located in northern Israel, “do not belong to the state of Israel” after hundreds rioted and protested in the wake of Trump’s announcement, The Associated Press reported.
“Moreover, I would call on all citizens of Israel — stop going to their stores, stop buying, stop getting services, simply a boycott on Wadi Ara. They need to feel that they are not welcome here,” Lieberman said. Read more at The Hill.