Saturday, February 20, 2010

Pro- Palestinians interrupt Israel's National Ballet performance in Vermont

Israel's National Ballet Company's show in Vermont interrupted by
pro-Palestinian protestors who force their way into theater

Pro-Palestinian groups headed by Adalah - The Legal Center for Arab
Minority Rights in Israel, staged a protest rally outside an Israeli
Ballet performance in the Flynn Theater in Burlington, Vermont, on
Friday. According to an Israel Radio report, four demonstrators
eventually forced their way into the theater, waving signs. Local
police, who promptly arrived at the scene and escorted the
demonstrators outside. The show resumed after a short intermission.

The Israel Ballet Company is currently touring the US as part of an
official state campaign, and is scheduled to perform in [Brooklyn at
Brooklyn College on Sunday ]Buffalo, Brookline and Washington.

-Adapted from,7340,L-3851815,00.html