The inimitable Elder of Ziyon has an important essay about the Hawking BDS situation.
“In a nation that has embraced the false themes of unlimited Israeli evil and absolute Palestinian Arab victimhood, can we expect people to suspect that they are being fed a diet of lies? Finding out the truth takes time; it takes effort, and it takes commitment, all resources that most people cannot be bothered with. If their newspaper says that Israel is the intransigent party, who will spend the time to research the other side? Who would even consider that there is another side?
Read it all. If you are British, read it twice. Then never say again that you haven’t been warned.