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Queens Museum reverses decision to cancel Israel event

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Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 10:07 am

New York’s Queens Museum has reversed its decision to cancel an event to be hosted by Israel’s Mission to the United Nations, following the advocacy of pro-Israel groups, local politicians and the Israeli government.

Amid pressure from BDS movement supporters and Palestinian officials, the museum had initially rescinded its agreement to host a reenactment of the 1947 U.N. partition vote, which paved the way for the state of Israel’s establishment.

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