Forward — The Jewish Museum in New York has scrapped a talk that included a planned appearance by Israel critic Judith Butler amid pressure from supporters of Israel.

Butler was set to speak at an event about the late existentialist artist, Franz Kafka. But many supporters of Israel took issue with the museum’s decision to invite the controversial literary studies professor, given her strongly critical views on Israel and her support for the Boycott, Divestment, Sanction Movement.

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Source: The Algemeiner

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