Eight Communities, One Voice

Several other states across the country - as diverse as South Carolina and Illinois - including Arizona, Florida, and Indiana have enacted legislation taking a stand against BDS.  Other states are now considering similar legislation.

Ohio now has a chance to join and to lead with HB 476

Howie Beigelman, Executive Director howieb@ohiojc.org

Catherine Scheller, Legislative & Communications Assistant  cscheller@ohiojc.org 

(614) 463-1835   

TAKE A STAND AGAINST BOYCOTTS, DIVESTMENTS & SANCTIONS
SUPPORT OHIO HOUSE BILL 476

Our list of organizational support grows daily, including many national Jewish groups, some of Ohio's best economic development boosters, and more.

Here is a list of anti-BDS statements from public officials

April 26, 2016 Proponent Testimony in front of the House Government Accountability & Oversight Committee

May 10, 2016 Proponent Testimony in front of the House Government Accountability & Oversight Committee

A full listing of proponent and opponent testimony for HB 476 can be found here and here

December 6 & 7, 2016 Proponent Testimony in front of the Senate Government Oversight & Reform Committee

Seth Metcalf Treasurer's Office HB 476 Testimony.pdf

Howie Beigelman HB 476 Proponent Testimony.pdf

Shawn Baker Letter.pdf

Hany Baransi HB 476 Proponent Testimony.pdf

David Goldberg HB 476 Proponent Testimony.pdf

CUFI HB 476 Proponent Testimony.pdf

Brandeis Center HB 476 Proponent Testimony.pdf

Barry Guttman HB 476 Proponent Testimony.pdf

Benjamin Golsky HB 476 Proponent Testimony.pdf

Austin Reid HB 476 Proponent Testimony.pdf

Jason Wuliger HB 476 Proponent Testimony.pdf

AJC In support of HB 476.pdf

AJC Addendum - GovernorsUnitedAgainstBDS.pdf

Eric Fingerhut Hillel HB476 WrittenTestimony.pdf

Dayton MoCo DDC HB 476 support.pdf

Kenneth Marcus HB 476 Testimony.pdf

Hany Baransi HB 476 Testimony.pdf

Eric Fingerhut HB 476 Testimony.pdf

Letter from Prof. Eugene Kontorovich.pdf

Barry Guttman HB 476 Testimony.pdf

Howie Beigelman HB 476 Testimony.pdf

Jason Wuliger HB 476 Testimony.pdf

Shaul Weisband HB 476 Testimony.pdf

Ed Douglas HB 476 Testimony.pdf

Maddi Jackson HB 476 Testimony.pdf

Rev. Juan Rivera HB 476 Testimony.pdf

Updates

12/19/16 - Governor John R. Kasich signs HB 476

12/8/16 - Ohio House of Representatives concurs on HB 476, 74-18

12/8/16 - HB 476 passes the Ohio Senate with a vote of 25-5

12/7/16 - HB 476 voted out of Senate Government Oversight & Reform Committee

11/29/16 - HB 476 passes the Ohio House of Representatives

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