Anti-Israel activists are stepping up efforts to dissuade Leonard Cohen from performing in Israel in September. The activists urge supporters to “apply pressure during his tour by local groups along his path,” in their most recent appeal, which was circulated on Monday in various pro-Palestinian mailing lists.
In reporting about Israel, BBC’s Middle East Editor has breached the corporation’s guideline on accuracy and impartiality, an internal BBC complaints panel on Wednesday stated.
The supermarket chain Tesco shouldn’t be blamed for introducing a special U.K. helpline for complaints about it stocking Israeli products, a leading member of Britain’s Zionist lobby told Haaretz. In yet another series of articles about this controversial topic, British media reported last week that pro-Israel groups attacked Tesco for the decision to set up the helpline, which coincided with government talks on labeling Israeli products.