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  • Pink Floyd founder: Bon Jovi stands with ‘settler who burned the baby’

    October 5, 2015 | 10:05 am

    Roger Waters, a founding member of the rock band Pink Floyd and an activist in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel, published an open letter criticizing rocker Jon Bon Jovi for performing in Tel Aviv on Oct. 3.

    Waters, a frequent critic of Israel, ...

  • Pink Floyd founders urge Rolling Stones to cancel Israel concert

    May 2, 2014 | 11:45 am

    Two founding members of the Pink Floyd rock band called on their colleagues from The Rolling Stones to cancel a concert in Israel.

    Roger Waters and Nick Mason made the call in an op-ed that was published Thursday on Salon.com.

    “Playing Israel now is the moral equivalent of...

  • Refaeli takes on Waters over boycott letter

    August 21, 2013 | 1:17 pm

    Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli tweeted in Hebrew that she no longer wants to be associated with British rocker Roger Waters after his open letter calling for a boycott of Israel.

    “Roger Waters, you better take my picture off of the video art at your shows. If you’re boycotting —...

  • Open letter from Roger Waters calls on musicians to boycott Israel

    August 19, 2013 | 4:45 pm

    British rocker Roger Waters published an open letter calling on fellow musicians to join a boycott of Israel.

    The letter, which condemns Israel for apartheid and ethnic cleansing, has been expected for several months, according to the Electronic Intifada, which first reported on...

  • Proud to be a boomer

    By Pat Sierchio

    July 19, 2013 | 10:28 am

    Being a baby boomer is more than a statistic, it’s a state of mind. Boomers rock and everyone knows it. And by everyone I mean the baby boomers. We baby boomers tend to have a high opinion of ourselves, and there is plenty of evidence that supports that notion.

    We are the...

  • This week from Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    April 29, 2013 | 12:10 pm

    Green Pilgrimage in the Holy City

    This week hundreds of people from all over the world, gathered in Jerusalem for the first international symposium on green and accessible pilgrimage.
    The conference highlighted ideas such as sustainable urban and economic development,...

  • Roger Waters still ‘considering’ call to boycott Israel

    April 19, 2013 | 9:36 am

    Pink Floyd guitarist Roger Waters said he was still considering whether to call on musicians to boycott Israel.

    "I am considering my position," Waters said in a taped interview published online Monday by The Huffington Post. "The letter asking my fellow musicians to boycott...

  • Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters pulls out of New York Y event

    April 4, 2013 | 3:12 pm

    Pink Floyd's Roger Waters, who supports a boycott of Israel, pulled out of a speaking engagement at the 92nd Street Y in New York.

    “We heard from Roger Waters that he is unable to appear at the event scheduled for April 30,” a statement from the Jewish cultural institution on the...

  • March 25, 2013

    By Shmuel Rosner

    March 25, 2013 | 3:46 am

    * In the next few days we will be taking a Passover break and there will be no H&Rs.


    Headline: Top U.S. diplomat Kerry asks Iraq to stop arms to Syria

    To Read: English Professor Elizabeth Samet explores the idea and the supposed impact of veterans running foreign policy:

  • Pink Floyd’s Waters takes some credit for Wonder’s decision to skip FIDF event

    March 21, 2013 | 1:55 pm

    Pink Floyd's Roger Waters took partial credit for Stevie Wonder's decision to pull out of performing at a Friends of Israel Defense Forces event.

    In an interview with Electronic Intifada, a pro-Palestinian media outlet, Floyd said he was one of several dignitaries who wrote to...

  • A call to boycott former Pink Floyd front man, Roger Waters

    March 15, 2012 | 10:35 am

    As many of you know, Israel is under assault. However, the perpetrators are not only Hamas, Hezbollah and Iran, but rather artists and musicians who are engaged in a Boycott/Divestment/Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel. Popular musicians—including Elvis Costello, The Pixies,...

  • Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters joins boycott movement

    March 7, 2011 | 8:53 am

    Former Pink Floyd front man Roger Waters has officially joined the the campaign of Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions against Israel, and is urging fellow artists to do the same.

    In a letter posted on the website of the Alternative information Center, Waters said he would continue...

  • ADL rips Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters on ‘anti-Semitic’ imagery

    September 28, 2010 | 12:24 pm

    The Anti-Defamation League slammed Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters for using what the organization says is anti-Semitic imagery.

    Waters during performances of “Goodbye Blue Sky” on his 2010-11 “The Wall Live” tour, which targets Israel’s West Bank security fence, is using imagery long...