Lorde cancels Tel Aviv concert following Jerusalem recognition

Pop star Lorde considers cancelling Israel gig after boycott calls

"Thank you for educating me, I am learning all the time too".

Justine Sachs, who is Jewish, and Palestinian Nadia Abu-Shanab told the singer that: "A performance in Israel sends the wrong message".

Lorde ended her note saying, "tel aviv, it's been a dream of mine to visit this attractive part of the world for many years, and i'm truly sorry to reverse my commitment to come play for you. i hope one day we can all dance".

At the time, Trump, who has vowed to broker a historic peace accord between the Israelis and Palestinians, said he will try to resolve one of history's oldest conflicts his way, arguing that past approaches have not worked.

'As part of this struggle, we believe that an economic, intellectual and artistic boycott is an effective way of speaking out against these crimes.

The New Zealand singer added that it had always been a dream of hers to play in the city, and that she hoped in the future "we can all dance".

"Been speaking w many people about this and considering all options".

Israelis take part in a demonstration under the name "March of Shame" to protest against government corruption and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on December 9, 2017 in Tel Aviv.

Grammy award-winning artist Lorde has canceled her June 5, 2018 Tel Aviv concert and scheduled visit to Israel after coming under public pressure from BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) proponents.

"Playing there, performing there, would be seen to be breaking the boycott and so she will be seen to be supporting Israeli policy and that is something that we abhor".

Another wrote: 'Don't play in Tel Aviv while they have the Palestinians under a brutal occupation!

However, many offered their support for Lorde, with one sharing: 'This is music, this is art.

There appeared to be little pressure on the Kiwi star to boycott Russian Federation, however, a country widely condemned for its treatment of non-straight citizens and for its annexation of Ukrainian territory in 2014.

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