Brand Israel: Vibrant Diversity and House Demolitions

Abby Zimet

To highlight the over 24,000 Palestinian homes destroyed by Israel
and the Occupation they symbolize, Jews for A
Just Peace in North Carolina set up a
demolition tableau to protest a dance festival performance by an Israeli
dance company that they charge serves as cover for Israeli abuses. The
performance was part of a "Brand Israel" PR campaign to reshape Israel's image. Video here. Watch the spectators' faces.    

"If Israel does not want to be seen as an occupier
human rights violator, it should put down its weapons instead of
hiding them behind dancers' costumes." - Rann
Israeli member of Jews for a Just


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