Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters pulls out of New York Y event

By JTA
April 5, 2013 11:18

 
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NEW YORK - Pink Floyd's Roger Waters, who supports the boycott movement against Israel, pulled out of a speaking engagement at the 92nd Street Y in New York.

“We heard from Roger Waters that he is unable to appear at the event scheduled for April 30,” a statement from the Jewish cultural institution on the Upper East Side of Manhattan said Thursday. “We will be issuing refunds to all ticket-holders.”

A Y spokeswoman told JTA that she had no other information on why Waters would not appear as scheduled.

Waters, the creative force behind the iconic band, is a vocal supporter of the Palestinians and has endorsed the boycott, sanctions and divestment campaign against Israel.

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