Additional BDS Corrections

Error (Times of Israel, 6/4/14): Some artists have bowed to boycott pressure: US singer Lenny Kravitz cancelled a Tel Aviv concert in October after being petitioned by activists, citing a scheduling conflict.

Correction (6/9/14): Some artists have bowed to boycott pressure.


 

Error (Los Angeles Times, Kate Linthicum, 4/13/14): [Rapper Tamer Nafar] was channeling Scarlett Johansson for a video sketch skewering the actress for serving as a spokeswoman for SodaStream, a company boycotted by Palestinian activists because it is headquartered in an Israeli settlement in the West Bank.

Correction (4/24/14): Tamer Nafar: A profile of Palestinian rapper Tamer Nafar in the April 13 Arts and Books section said that SodaStream, a company that manufactures beverage carbonation machine, was headquartered in an Israeli settlement in the West Bank. The company has a factory in the West Bank but is headquartered in Lod, Israel.


 

Error (Toronto Star, Raveena Aulakh, 5/8/13): Celebrities from around the world have refused to perform in Israel in recent years as part of an effort to promote the Palestinian cause, including musicians Elvis Costello and Stevie Wonder, and Hollywood actors Bruce Willis and Meg Ryan.

Correction (5/15/13): A May 9 article about physicist Stephen Hawking’s refusal to attend an Israeli conference in a show of support for a pro-Palestinian boycott stated that actor Bruce Willis is among celebrities around the world who have refused to perform in Israel in recent years in support of the Palestinian cause. In fact, Willis has never boycotted Israel.