Following my proposal for artists playing in Israel to insist on Palestinian attendance at their gigs, one of the reader posted this video clip, showing Dusty Springfield’s 1964 refusal to perform in front of segregated audiences in South Africa. According to her Wikipedia page, Springfield ended up being expelled from the country. She did, however, outlive Apartheid.
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I am an independent journalist and editor. I have worked for Tel Aviv’s Ha-ir local paper, for Ynet.co.il and for the Maariv daily, where my last post was deputy editor of the weekend magazine. My work has recently been published in Haaretz, Yedioth Ahronoth, The Nation and other newspapers and magazines. More…
I was born in Ramat-Gan and today live and work in Tel Aviv. Before working as a journalist, I served four and a half years in the IDF.
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My latest: How the very concept of human rights has failed Palestinians http://t.co/c3X230Z2YD via @972mag
For near identical crimes, an Israeli and a Palestinian’s fate couldn’t be more different http://t.co/ezm2S5C9m4 via @972mag
RT @mattduss: .@nsheizaf: What you see now in the West Bank and Gaza *is* Israel’s solution. http://t.co/ZCKmJ1z2iV via @972mag
RT @jeffreyweston: there will be no "singularity" because we can't even make this printer work
@AmiDar We are waiting to see if the world would do something about the snow, and if not, we will know how to handle it our way.