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Boycott Israel Activists Participated in UN Mideast Seminar

The United Nations Department of Public Information held a media seminar in Pretoria, South Africa earlier this month on peace in the Middle East. The stated goal of the three-day seminar was to bring together “politicians, academics and other experts exploring new ways to narrate the complex and evolving story of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.”

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Louis CK Defies BDS, Performs in Jerusalem

After 24 hours in Jerusalem, Louis C.K. already gets it. “It’s very nice to be in Israel, in Jerusalem, but it’s weird,” he said Thursday, during the first of two stand-up shows on the same night at the capital’s Payis Arena. “Everyone I talk to who lives here says it’s crazy.”

Louis CK; at David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center on June 25, 2016 in New York City.