Arts & Culture Politics

Pulitzer Prize-winning author who signed letter calling for ceasefire in Gaza has event moved from Houston synagogue

Posted on · It was the second time in less than two weeks that a Jewish organization scrapped an event featuring Viet Thanh Nguyen, who was among 750 artists and writers in North America and Europe who signed an open letter that expressed criticism of Israel.

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Hilton hotel in Houston backs out of hosting conference for Palestinian rights organization

Posted on · Citing "escalating security concerns in the current environment," the Hilton Houston Post Oak by the Galleria is no longer hosting a national conference for the U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights, which criticized the decision in a statement posted to its website.