Cultural Boycott

Annenberg Radio News

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One performance will be inside, by the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO), and the other will take place outside the entrances to Disney Hall.

The IPO performs internationally as a cultural ambassador for Israel.  Local protesters want to use the orchestra’s visit to Los Angeles to bring attention to what they call Israel’s oppression of Palestinians.

Jerusalem Post

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When I received a press release from Adalah-NY: The New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel gleefully informing me that “New Yorkers will protest at Carnegie Hall with music, songs, chants and street theater against the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) and its complicity in Israel’s apartheid policies against the Palestinian people,” I actually laughed.

Sequenza21

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On October 25th, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra gave a sold out concert at Carnegie  Hall, performing under the baton of Maestro Zubin Mehta, a program of  some of Judaism’s most spiritual works, demonstrating their undyingly  righteous, cultural eminence.

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