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  6/19/2013, Tammuz 11, 5773

Pet Shop Boys Rejects Calls to Cancel Israel Concert

Neil Tennant, the singer in the pop duo Pet Shop Boys, on Monday rejected calls from pro-Palestinian Authority activists to cancel the band's Tel Aviv concert, scheduled for June 23, the Israel Hayom daily reports.

According to the newspaper, last week, a group on the pro-Arab site Innovative Minds mobilized to pressure the British pop band to cancel next Sunday's concert at the Nokia Stadium in Tel Aviv.