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    • Phillip Cohen
    • 01.03.11 | 21:51 (IST)

    Pete Seeger is not anti-semitic. Far far from it. He is a hero to many people, Jews included. He stood up for the working man when speaking out meant a trip to prison or being black listed (he experienced both). His music is the stuff on which Americana is made. What child grew up without singing IF I had a hammer or This land is.. He made a stand on the Israeli-Palestinian issue. You may or may not like it but he is a hero. BTW, I am Jewish, love Israel and always wanted to hear Pete Seeger and Arlo Gutherie in concert. Please resolve the problem between Israel and Palestine.

    from the article: Pete Seeger officially joins anti-Israel boycott
    First published 02:19 01.03.11 | Last updated 02:19 01.03.11
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