Cutting Public Funding for a Play Glorifying an Arab Terrorist14 June 2023
An issue of free speech or common sense? A play glorifying a convicted Arab terrorist has its public funding rescinded, leading to accusations of censorship. VOI’s Daniel Seaman and Daniela Traub discuss the recent controversy in Israel over the conditions the government wants to attach to public funding of cultural institutions. Does this constitute censorship? Should the public have to spend its tax shekels on art that praises murderers?