Skip to comments.Melbourne Israeli Dancing Group Dropped from Festival
Posted on 11/22/2011 12:02:54 AM PST by Nachum
A Melbourne Israeli Dancing group was dropped from participating in a Victorian dance festival after refusing organisers moves to drop all references to Israel.
The Machol Israeli Dancing Club was scheduled to appear at Multicultural Folk Dance Festival of High Country in the Victorian country town of Mansfield earlier this month.
The festival was organised under the auspices of the Victorian Multicultural Commission and a grant had been awarded to Marta Balan who according to a submission to the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission approved the performance of the Machol Group.
When the participants names were released, Esther Blumenthal-Skop of Machol was surprised to learn that the name of the Machol Israeli Dancing Club had been truncated to Machol Group and all references to Israel had been removed with the club being described as a Jewish dance group.
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Some cultures are apparently more multi than others.
The Israeli group refused to have its country expunged. It acted with honor! Who needs to dance in Melbourne? Not them!
Seems to me that although there is some tough talk from time to time, Australia is no different that Europe when it comes to Muslims imposing their will on the populace.
A shame. Victorian Israel was a veritable dancing mecca.
It sure seems like the 30’s all over again. :-(
WTF is wrong with people? Can’t they see how wrong this stuff is and how it is going to end.
Every sickening display of antisemitism encourages evil everywhere and brings us all closer to the abyss.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
>>Victorian Israel was a veritable dancing mecca.<<
Victoria is the state that Melbourne is in.
It would be like “Ohioan Israeli dance group” being excluded in Cleveland.
et tu Australia?
Lesson: stay away from anything called “Multicultural” because that translates into grievance against Western cultures
Yep,much like San Francisco is in California,in more ways than one.
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