• USACBI Appeal to Macy Gray: Don’t legitimize apartheid

    Dear Macy Gray, You report on your Facebook page that you are receiving “a lot of letters from activists urging/begging me to boycott by NOT performing in protest of Apartheid against the Palestinians.” And you say that you “don”t know how my NOT going changes anything.”  The answer is that the cultural boycott of Israel is having […]

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  • Macy Gray publicly contemplating the BDS call – contact her on Facebook!

    Macy Gray published this on her official Facebook page: “I’m booked for 2 shows in TelAviv. I’m getting alot of letters from activists urging/begging me to boycott by NOT performing in protest of Apartheid against the Palestinians. What the Israeli government is doing to the Palestinians is disgusting, but I wana go. I gotta lotta fans there I dont want to […]

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  • Open Letter to Jon Bon Jovi: Don’t Play Apartheid Israel

    http://www.pacbi.org/etemplate.php?id=1442 It is with great disappointment that the undersigned organizations learned of your scheduled performance in Israel set for 2011 as part of your “Circle Tour” [1].  Given that Israel is involved in grave violations of international law and human rights, particularly as indicated in the UN Goldstone Report, we urge you to cancel this gig […]

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  • Tell Felix Da Housecat: Don’t Play Apartheid Israel!

    We have learned that American artist, Felix Da Housecat, is scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv on December 12th, 2010. We have sent a letter asking him to join the BDS movement but we need your help in getting the word to him, since his performance is scheduled in only a week. Please help us […]

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  • Why we are boycotting the Batsheva Dance Company

    by Adam Horowitz on September 17, 2010 The following is an open letter to the Batsheva Dance Company from two groups organizing a boycott of its upcoming shows in New York City: Dear Batsheva Dance Company, We are a group of New York-based human rights activists and artists calling for a boycott of your performances […]

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  • Letter to Pete Seeger From Over 40 Orgs

    September 9, 2010 Dear Pete, As long-time admirers of your music and your commitment to social justice, and as justice-seeking activists ourselves, we were surprised and troubled to learn that you plan to participate in the event “With Earth and Each Other: A Virtual Rally for a Better Middle East” this November. As part of […]

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  • Refusing to Normalize a Cruel Occupation: A PACBI Open Letter to American and British Artists Supporting the Cultural Boycott of Israeli Colonies

    PACBI | 9 September 2010 Occupied Ramallah, 9 September 2010 — The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) warmly salutes the tens of American and British theater, film and TV artists for their recently published statement [1] supporting the spreading cultural boycott of Ariel and the rest of Israel’s colonial […]

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  • Julianne Moore, Vanessa Redgrave, Stephen Sondheim, Cynthia Nixon Support Boycott of Israeli Settlements

    Andre Soares | Sep 8, 2010 Actors Boycott Ariel Settlement Theodore Bikel, Mira Nair, Julianne Moore, Harold Prince, Vanessa Redgrave, Miriam Margolyes, Stephen Sondheim, Cynthia Nixon, Tony Kushner, Mandy Patinkin, Eve Ensler, Jennifer Tilly, Ed Asner, Wallace Shawn, and James Schamus are some of the 150 American and British stage, screen, and television personalities that […]

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  • Sondheim, Moore, et al. Support Israeli Boycott

    Wednesday, September 8, 2010; Posted: 05:09 PM – by BWW News Desk Jewish Voice for Peace has collected over 150 names of Obie/Emmy/Tony/Pulitzer and other prize- winning theater and film professionals in support of the Israeli actors’/playwrights’ boycott of Israeli settlements. The issue has exploded in Israel and now support for the boycott has gone […]

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  • U.S. actors back Israeli boycott of West Bank theater

    More than 150 American actors, writers, directors and other artists sign letter of support for the Israeli actors who said they would not perform in Ariel. By Chaim Levinson More than 150 American actors, writers, directors and other artists signed a letter of support for the Israeli actors who declared they would not perform in […]

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