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NY’s Guggenheim nixes anti-Semitic opera

An American Jewish group praises the Guggenheim Museum in New York for canceling an event in which excerpts from an anti-Semitic opera were scheduled to have been performed.

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) says the museum told it that the event, which had been scheduled for October 10, has not been rescheduled.

The “Death to Klinghoffer” event would have included Metropolitan Opera singers performing excerpts from the “Klinghoffer” opera, which the organization describes as “pro-terrorist” and “anti-Semitic.”

“‘Death of Klinghoffer’ rewrites history to malign Israel, in an attempt to justify and “humanize” the Palestinian terrorists who hijacked the Achille Lauro cruise ship in 1985 and murdered an innocent disabled Jewish-American passenger named Leon Klinghoffer in cold blood,” the ZOA says in a statement.

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