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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

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Cultural Boycott, Israeli Organizing, Take Action, U.S. Cultural Workers

ETC, Expel the Cameri Theater of Tel-Aviv!

September 14, 2010 To the board and member theatres of the European Theatre Convention (ETC), We, Jews, Palestinians, citizens of Israel, write to you today asking you to cancel the Israeli theatre The Cameri’s membership of the ETC, due to

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Cultural Boycott, Israeli Organizing

Scorpions, Make a Clear Statement in Support of Justice

30 September 2010 Dear Scorpions, We are a group of activists from Israel, writing to you to express our support for the open letter written to you by PACBI. As people who have for many years been striving to achieve

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Cultural Boycott, Israeli Organizing

Israeli Citizen Call: Do Not Attend OECD Conferences in Apartheid Jerusalem Until Israel Abides by International Law

Dear OECD Officials, As Israeli citizens, we are concerned by the policies of the Israeli governments, policies which violate international law, violate the basic human rights of Palestinians under occupation and serve to instigate instability, violence and suffering in the

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Israeli Organizing

Open Letter to Joanna Newsom

Sep. 18, 2010 Dear Joanna Newsom, We are members of Boycott! – a group of Israeli citizens, Jews and Palestinians, who support the Palestinian call to boycott Israel as means of bringing to an end the murderous, systematic oppression of

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Cultural Boycott, Israeli Organizing

Stephen Frears and the Haifa Film Festival

To: Mr. Stepehen Frears (Copies: Israeli and International Media) Dear Stephen Frears, We are a group of Israeli citizens and British citizens. We write this letter to you just a few days before your film, Tamara Drewe, will open the

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Cultural Boycott, Israeli Organizing

Boycott!’s letter to Pete Seeger

30 August 2010 Dear Pete Seeger, We are members of an Israeli group called “Boycott! supporting the Palestinian call for boycott divestment and sanctions (BDS) from within”. We are appealing to you because of commitment you have demonstrated during many

Posted in Boycott News, Cultural Boycott, Israeli Organizing

Dear John Lee Hooker, Jr.

It has come to our attention that you are scheduled to perform in the city of Tel Aviv. As a group of Israeli citizens who object the long and brutal oppression that our state inflicts on the Palestinian people that

Posted in Boycott News, Cultural Boycott, Israeli Organizing

Israel and the OECD

In May 2010, Israel joined the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) despite many international protests and opposition to its accession. Shir Hever, economist at the Alternative Information Center (AIC), spoke to the AIC’s Tania Kepler about what the

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Economic Boycott, Israeli Organizing

Jeff Halper: Pete, join the artists who are boycotting Israel

By Jeff Halper, Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions Published: Sep 08, 2010 LETTER TO PETE SEEGER FROM JEFF HALPER Dear Pete, Jeff Halper with legendary singer and ICAHD supporter Pete Seeger. All the best from your friends in Israel/Palestine. In

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Cultural Boycott, Israeli Organizing