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    • Ruth
    • 06.11.10 | 10:42 (IST)

    The first call for a boycott was signed by very few actors and other theatrical workers. Hence the second letter, written in a threatening way to the Beer Sheva theatre company. Those who called for the boycott some time ago have the right to refuse to perform but they DON'T have the right to intimidate other performers who don't agree with their extremist political views. The left should understand that other people also have a right to their viewpoint. Btw, I would love to know how many of them performed in the Southern towns and kibbutzim which were under siege for so many years from the terrorists in Gaza. Did any of them express sympathy with the people of Sderot and the surrounding civilian populations during that time? Do they really believe that Israel would enjoy ONE day of peace without rockets if we withdraw from the West Bank without an agreement?

    from the article: Theater figures urge Be'er Sheva actors to boycott West Bank arts center
    First published 09:42 06.11.10 | Last updated 09:42 06.11.10
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