and a lot rougher than often imagined of gentile supporters of Israel in the arts that may be well known or pedestrian in accomplishment but face seriously communicated death threats for writing such letters as this. It should not surprise anyone in this cultural theater of war. Think Theo van Gogh, and the effect this horror has on Canadian artists, their families. Malicious self interested peers perpetuate an escalation that ultimately destroys careers and traumatize family prospects. Worse, is that such artists are individually alone, without social or police support, as everyone coerces the victims to silence so as not to cause any trouble. It is their fight alone. What to do?
French Front National founder La Pen creates new party after expulsion (Reuters)
from the article: The cowardice, the vanity, the sin of boycotting Israel