The Comedienne says the purpose of the visit is "to expand my own knowledge of Jewish and Israeli history" and to "speak out against the insidious and anti-Semitic BDS movement".
Former television star Roseanne Barr says she will travel to Israel in January and was invited to speak in the country's parliament.
Barr announced Monday her visit to Israel and said her goal was "to deepen my own knowledge." Jewish and Israeli history "and speak out" against the insidious and anti-Semitic BDS movement. "BDS refers to a Palestinian-led movement calling for Israel's boycott, divestment and sanctions.
ABC canceled the restart of Roseanne in May after Barr made racist statements about the former Obama government advisor Valerie Jarrett had tweeted.
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, whose organization sponsored Barr's Journey, says that "an incredibly proud Jewish woman like Rosanne will bring to Israel will bring a great boost to the citizens."