• Boycott & Picket Batsheva at BAM & Everywhere

    The Buzz, 2-19: Branding Israel By Paul Ben-Itzak “I think it’s not really going to make a difference to boycott a dance company…. The boycott is just preventing something that is good…. I think artists belong to a group of people who don’t represent the ugly side of Israel.” — Ohad Naharin, artistic director, Batsheva […]

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  • Call for Cultural Boycott of Israel

    Filmmakers, Artists and Cultural Workers Call for a Cultural Boycott of Israel During the past few weeks we have borne witness to the escalation of Israeli aggression on the people of Gaza. After 18 months of Israel”s economic blockade of Gaza, including the restriction of food, medicine and humanitarian supplies, the past weeks have witnessed […]

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  • Queer activists call for boycott of Tel Aviv film festival

    Appeal, QUIT!, 17 February 2009 Queers Undermining Israeli Terrorism (QUIT!), a San Francisco Bay Area solidarity group, is calling on international Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans and Queer filmmakers not to participate in the Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival this June. QUIT!’s call for filmmakers to respect the cultural boycott of Israel initiated by more […]

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  • Protesting Israeli government-funded Batsheva Dance Company’s tour of dancing soldiers, February 18th

    Nigel Parry, Monday, February 9th, 2009 PROTEST THE FEBRUARY 18TH BATSHEVA DANCE COMPANY PERFORMANCE AT NORTHROP AUDITORIUM IN THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA! Showtime starts at 7:30 PM Wednesday February 18, 2009. Facebook Event Page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=60709223693 LOCATION Northrop Auditorium, 84 Church St. SE, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis/Dinkytown Event page on the Northrop website: http://www1.umn.edu/umato/dance_2008/index.html#batsheva Be there […]

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  • US activists urge boycott of Israeli companies

    International outrage at the war on Gaza has triggered calls to boycott, divest and sanction Israel. Just this week, student activists at a small US college said they persuaded their university to divest from corporations that support Israeli occupation. A movement like the one that ended South African apartheid may be tough to build in […]

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  • Protestors: Batsheva ‘dancing on Gazans’ graves’

    People arriving at Israeli dancers’ performance in Chicago greeted by dozens of people wearing bandages smeared with fake blood to represent Palestinian casualties in Gaza Ynetnews People arriving at a performance by Israeli dancers’ in Chicago on Sunday were greeted by dozens of people protesting Israel’s actions in Gaza, the Chicago Progressive Examiner reported Thursday. […]

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  • Brussels: Israeli exhibit postponed following Gaza op

    Exhibition on Tel Aviv’s early years scheduled to open at Belgian capital’s center for architecture delayed after local organizers face demands to boycott Israeli culture Eli Senyor An exhibit titled “The White City Tel Aviv”, which was set to open in Brussels next week, has been postponed by the Belgian organizers in response to IDF’s […]

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  • PACBI Salutes the Palestine Forum in Japan

    The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) would like to extend its appreciation and support to the Palestine Forum in Japan for its admirable efforts to stop the world renowned novelist, Haruki Murakami, from attending the Jerusalem International Book Fair and accepting the ‘Jerusalem Prize for the Freedom of the […]

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  • Why Support the U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel?

    by Adrienne Rich February 3, 2009 Dear All, Last week, with initial hesitation but finally strong conviction, I endorsed the Call for a U.S. Cultural and Academic Boycott of Israel. I’d like to offer my reasons to friends, family and comrades. I have tried in fullest conscience to think this through. My hesitation: I profoundly […]

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