In Hollywood, “the City Where Myths Are Made, The Israeli And Palestinian Storyline Is Always In Rewrite” [VIDEO]

MOMENT MAG
The Epic Battle In Hollywood Over The Holy Land
by Brian Schaefer
March 15, 2018

…And because Los Angeles is the ever-beating heart of the world’s entertainment industry, Hollywood has increasingly become a location where the politics of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict play out in public view. Sometimes that takes the form of social media sniping, and sometimes it manifests in campaigns to persuade entertainers to distance themselves from Israel, a strategy of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The subsequent publicity from these actions helps activists share their message widely, which makes Hollywood a “high priority and rising” for BDS, according to BDS cofounder Omar Barghouti. READ MORE

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