Israel Moves to Check Its Artists

Grant, John
http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/02/05/israel-moves-to-check-its-artists/

Publisher:  Counterpunch
Date Written:  05/02/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX18719

As a writer/photographer and a tax-paying American citizen, a story in the New York Times about Israel's culture wars made me cringe. It seems the powerful, militarist right in Israel -- so committed to expansion and settlements in the West Bank -- is now trying to suppress ideas among the nation's artistic and literary minds.