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"Hatred of Jews": Boycott and protests against Yishai Rivo's performance at Harvard - voila! culture

2024-02-26T23:13:06.637Z

Highlights: Yishai Rivo is scheduled to perform two shows in the hall, a well-known concert venue in the area. The hall's staff announced the boycott of the show, which led to the hiring of an outside team to enable the show to take place. Rivo, the highlight of the evening, is holding two performances tonight, one after the other. For one of them, as of now, all the tickets have been sold out. "This evening was created to lift the spirits of the Israeli and Jewish students who suffer from anti-Semitism on college campuses," the Chabad Harvard Instagram page reads.


The singer is expected to perform near the campus, as part of an event of the local Chabad house. According to publications on social networks, boycotts and protests are being organized against him


On video: Yishai Rivo at the Jerusalem Theater/Photo: Sarah Levy

The workers of the concert hall "Sinclair Music Hall" near Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, announced the boycott of a show by Yishai Rivo that is expected to be held there tonight (between Tuesday and Wednesday).

Thus, according to publications on social networks.



Rivo is scheduled to perform two shows in the hall, a well-known and well-known concert venue in the area, as part of a private event organized by the local Chabad house for Israeli Jews on the university's campus, with the aim of "encouraging their spirits" and honoring those who "have been working tirelessly in recent months to support the State of Israel and the Jewish people Rivo, the highlight of the evening, is holding two performances tonight, one after the other. For one of them, as of now, all the tickets have been sold out.



However, the hall's staff announced yesterday the boycott of the show, which led, according to the publications, to the hiring of an outside team to enable the show to take place As a result of this and the fact that the performance will probably take place anyway, there were calls on social media to gather outside the hall and demonstrate against the event. In addition, posts about other performances in the hall were filled with hateful comments against him and Israel. Among other things, it was written, for example, "You are hosting a fundraising evening for a country which killed thirty thousand people in the last months", "Don't raise donations for genocide" and the like.

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The organizers of the show described this as the action of "Jew-hating and anti-Israeli voices".



"Yeshi [Rivo] is a man who embodies love and peace," the Chabad Harvard Instagram page reads, "This evening was created to lift the spirits of the Israeli and Jewish students who suffer from anti-Semitism on college campuses. Love, peace and music will prevail. Although there are no proceeds yet From this evening until now, if there are any, they will undoubtedly go to the recovery and rebuilding of Israel, which is recovering and fighting the enemy who seeks its destruction."

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Source: walla

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