Jews Part Of Group Pushing MN To Divest Israeli Bonds

Member of "Minnesota Break The Bonds" Group

Blegen Hall, University of Minnesota, December 15, 2010. Minnesota Break the Bonds
is an organization dedicated to disinvesting in Israel Bonds until Israel obeys international law and stops the apartheid against the Palestinians. It’s part of a larger effort named BDS – Boycott, Divest and Sanction. The state of Minnesota holds $18.4 million in Israel bonds, less than 1% of total state investments. This disinvestment is seen as a token move and a beginning of further pressure.

Bill Sorem

Bill Sorem is a longtime advertising professional who started with Campbell Mithun and ended up with his own agency. After a tour as a sailing fleet manager in the Virgin Islands he turned to database programming as an independent consultant. He has written sailing guides for the British Virgin Islands and Belize, and written for a number of blogs. In 2010, he volunteered as a citizen journalist with The UpTake and has stayed on as a video reporter.

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