A small group in Montreal protested against the upcoming Tel Aviv concert by Leonard Cohen, seen here performing in 2008. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone/Associated Press)
From The CBC:
Songwriter Leonard Cohen, one of Montreal's most beloved talents, faced controversy in his hometown Saturday over his upcoming performance in Tel Aviv to benefit Palestinian and Israeli peace groups.
A handful of people — less than a dozen — showed up Saturday at a protest organized by a local pro-Palestinian group. They handed out pamphlets to passersby in front of Cohen's favourite Montreal haunt, a breakfast and bagel cafe.
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My Comment: I would have love to have seen a picture of this gang that decided to show up at a bagel restaurant to protest. Less than a dozen (what does that mean .... 2, 3, 8 protesters?) showing up .... and this is news?