Roseanne Barr To Visit Israel And Address Country’s Parliament In January

Roseanne Barr is taking her brand of politics international.

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The former “Roseanne” star, who was fired from her sitcom earlier this year after making racist comments about an American politician, has announced that she will be making a trip to Israel in January to address the country’s parliament.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Barr has said the visit is an opportunity to “further my own knowledge of Jewish and Israeli history,” adding that she will speak out against what she called “the insidious and anti-Semitic BDS movement.”

BDS is the activist movement for Palestinian rights and sovereignty calling for boycott, divestment, and sanctions against the state of Israel.

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The trip is being organized by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, who said, “Bringing an incredibly proud Jewish woman like Roseanne to Israel will be a great boost to its citizens.”

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