James Blake plays in Israel despite BDS pressure

Another BDS failure: British musician James Blake performed to a sell-out crowd in Tel Aviv at the weekend, despite the concerted pressure of BDS campaigners to cancel his visit to Israel. Blake, a runner-up in BBC’s Sound of 2011 poll and a nominee for last year’s Mercury Music Prize, was the latest and most prominent celebrity target of the BDS campaign, and another in the long list of artists who have refused to succumb to BDS bullying.

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