Palestinian orchestra disbanded over concert for Holocaust survivors

Discussion in 'Politics' started by a_person, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. Palestinian officials in a West Bank refugee camp said Sunday they have disbanded a youth orchestra after it played for Holocaust survivors in Israel.

    The orchestra performed a goodwill concert for elderly survivors in the Israeli town of Holon Wednesday.

    The event, held at the Holocaust Survivors Center in the central Israeli town, was part of Good Deeds Day, an annual event run by an organization connected to billionaire Shari Arison, Israel's richest woman

    Playing down the Holocaust is common among Palestinians as many feel that
    acknowledging Jewish suffering would weaken their own grievances against

    These young musicians will now be retrained to become suicide bombers.