Dear Julien Clerc,
We are Israeli citizens, active against our government's policies of
racism, occupation and apartheid.
We know and love your music, and we admire your efforts for the promotion
of human rights principles, especially as a goodwill ambassador for the
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). W
e would like to ask you not to perform in Tel Aviv for now. Please postpone
your concert to a time when our democracy is respected by our government.
Dear Professor Kwame Anthony Appiah,
We are Israeli citizens, who have been active against our government's policies of racism, occupation and apartheid for many years. We greatly respect your criticism of the current global political order. In particular, we respect your addressing of the issues of present-time racism and their connection with the injustice that is deeply ingrained in the international political system.
Dear members of AAAS,
We are a group of Israeli citizens, active against our government's policies of racism, occupation and apartheid. We are convinced that an international campaign of sanctions against Israeli institutions, which are complicit in Israel's violations of human rights and international law, is both justifiable and necessary.
Dear Morgan Freeman,
We are a group of Israeli citizens who are working to move our government
to recognize the full rights of Palestinians. We have recently learned that
the Canadian chapter of the friends of the Hebrew university intends to
award you with the Key of Knowledge award. You might have heard that the
Hebrew University, like other Israeli institutions which are complicit in
the the policies of their government, is the object of an international
Dear Barbra Streisand,
Dear Antonio Munoz Molina,
We are Israeli citizens who support Palestinian civil society's call for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel. We believe that if you accept the Jerusalem prize next month in Jerusalem, you will be complicit in Israel's human rights crimes and its "business as usual" policy. We would like to provide you with some information so that you can make an informed decision as to whether you wish to collaborate with Israel’s racism and apartheid regime.
We are Israeli citizens who support the Palestinian civil society call for
Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel's policies of
colonialism, occupation and apartheid towards the Palestinian people. We
have recently learned of your planned concert at the Yellow Submarine venue
in Jerusalem, and therefore write in order to urge you not to come. It is
important to note that your concert is sponsored by the Jerusalem
municipality and The Jerusalem Foundation. Hand in hand, these two entities
We are a group of Israeli citizens, who have the utmost respect for your
musical and humanitarian contributions to our world. We were quite
surprised, even shocked, to learn of your upcoming performance for
Friends of the IDF (FIDF). We would like to share our concerns with
you, and urge you to reconsider your acceptance of the FIDF invitation.