Boycotting Israel celeb-style!
Revered British physicist Stephen Hawking is more accustomed to making headlines in the Science section but his image has been smothered on front pages across the world recently after he pulled out of an academic conference due to be held in Jerusalem this summer.
This kind of thing used to be all the rage among lefty celebs in the West, especially around the time that Israeli forces raided an aid flotilla bound for Gaza in 2010. But since it’s been a little while since the last celeb snubbed a visit to the holy lands, we thought we’d refresh your memory and bring all the celeb boycotters together in one gallery. Continue reading below »
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