Saving Mr Banks? No thanks

January 21, 2014
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Someone at the Zionist Organisation of America seemed to have overslept — for a very long time. The group called on followers to avoid Emma Thompson’s latest film Saving Mr Banks because she supported a boycott of a coming visit by Israel’s Habima theatre company here.

The only thing is that the Habima tour took place in 2012, and Thompson’s action was nearly two years old.
ZOA president Morton Klein explained that a typo had caused the group to misread the date. But its appeal to blank the film still stood. “She has never retracted or apologised for calling for a boycott, to the

    Last updated: 10:12am, January 21 2014