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Join 9000 calling on Jazz musicians to boycott Israel!

You are incredible! We're over 9000 signed to the petition calling on this season's participating Jazz musicians- Antoine Roney, Fred Hersch, Diane Schuur, Leny Andrade, Terence Blanchard, Lonnie Smith, Hotel Khaleeji, Kellylee Evans, Los Hacheros, and Marcus Strickland- to cancel their participation in the festival. Sending out the message that there's no room for apartheid-state-sponsored festivals in Jazz music. Let's continue our giant steps towards 10,000 signatures! 

So if you haven't signed yet, please go to https://www.causes.com/actions/1757955-dont-let-the-red-sea-jazz-festival-whitewash-israels-apartheid and SIGN.  And if you signed, please share in your social networks.

Now, more than ever, as shocking events unfold in occupied Palestine- as Israel continues its onslaught on the Gaza strip, massacring over 1100 Palestinians, injuring over 7000, destroying hundreds of homes, schools, mosques, and hospitals - we ask that you amplify their voice. Please SIGN and SHARE our petition.

How you can help

Culture is not created in a vaccum. Culture that ignores human rights violations and is used to whitewash war crimes and crimes against humanity, and cultural workers who accept money in this context, are complicit. The many victories of the BDS movement so far have shown us that culture can shine a light on these crimes, instead of muffling the cries of the victims. Please support the…

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This is the full letter written by Israeli human rights activists (the dates and artists' names will be updated every festival season). If you agree, please join the boycott by signing and sharing this petition! (the petition is NOT just for citizens of Israel.) To Leyla McCalla, Brass-A-Holics, Kendrick Scott Oracle, Cyrille Aimée, Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette, Ravi Coltrane, Matt Garrison,…

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