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Ten Harpists Bow out of Apartheid Israel Harp Contest! Thank you for having a conscience!

Congratulations, thanks, and respect go out to the ten harpists who chose not to play in Israel. In early October, there were a total of 32 non-Israeli harpists listed by the Israel Harp contest as competing.  As of today, (two days into the contest) there are only 22 non-Israelis listed. In addition, the Israel Harp contest confirmed … Continue reading

Harpists, Now is the time to Refrain from the Israel Harp Contest

Watch “The Case For The Cultural & Academic Boycott Of Israel” The Palestine Solidarity Campaign in London have created a valuable resource making the Case for Cultural and Academic Boycott. Hear from renowned English film and television director Ken Loach, journalist Ben White, Palestinian poet Rafeef Ziadah, Mike Cushman of BRICUP and Ronnie Barkan of … Continue reading

Originally posted on PALESTINE FROM MY EYES:
Because we are NOT just numbers, I compiled the names and ages of 174 people murdered during the 8-day Israeli attack on Gaza, November (14-21) and the circumstances in which they were killed. Their blood won’t go in vain. The murder of those innocents has just made us…

Now is the time to Boycott the Israel Harp Contest, not Pluck Harp Strings while Israel bombs Gaza

Now more than ever, is the time to boycott the harp contest in Israel. “Flatten” Gaza like Hiroshima and “mow” the population, Israeli public figures urge Submitted by Ali Abunimah on Sun, 11/18/2012 – 23:20 Palestinian doctors gather to pray around the bodies of four children from the al-Dallu family killed along with seven other persons when … Continue reading

Harp Contest in Israel Contestants: Why now is the time to Boycott Israel

Harpists who plan to compete in the Harp Contest in Israel are usually well-shielded from the realities of Israel’s treacherous occupation.  This very month, Israel claimed the life of 13-year-old Ahmad Abu Daqqa while he played football with friends. By November 14, Israel had intensified its attacks on Gaza and begun to implement an intensive plan of aggression that at the … Continue reading