This case makes use of the Israeli Anti-Boycott Law of 2011.
Florida Lawmakers are pushing to cancel Lorde’s scheduled concerts in the state after she cancelled her appearance in Israel to support the BDS movement, according to the Orlando Weekly.
After two New Zealanders wrote a letter that may have convinced Lorde to cancel her Tel Aviv concert, they are being sued by Israeli ticket-buyers.
We have arrived at the safest and most secure part of the year: We are exactly 364 days away from the next Grammy Awards. The musical awards ceremony, which showers celebrities with thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of awards, based on unknowable criterion in an interminable televised ceremony, has come and gone in 2018. But many of the best moments of the 2018 Grammy Awards (essentially, all those enjoyable moments not involving Kendrick Lamar, Kesha, or Patti LuPone,) were courtesy of the Tribe.
By attacking Lorde as a bigot, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach and his ilk are alienating potential allies and impeding progress towards Middle East peace.
Here’s a look at how some prominent artists dealt with the issue in 2017.
“I invite you to meet me in person to discuss Israel, its achievements and its role as the only democracy in the Middle East.”
BDS supporters will claim to be pro-Palestinian, but the movement is focused on dismantling Israel
I believe history will look back at Lorde’s decision as an important step on the path to freedom, justice and equality in Palestine/Israel.
“I didn’t make the right call on this one,” Lorde said about booking the concert.