Never heard of Sally Rooney but undoubtedly many out there have. She is ‘An Irish author whose novels have topped the New York Times bestsellers list has prevented her most recent book from being translated into Hebrew, due to her support for a cultural boycott of Israel.
Sally Rooney allowed her two previous books, Conversations With Friends and Normal People, to be translated to Hebrew and published by Israeli press Modan, but she had a change of heart when it came to her third novel, Beautiful World, Where Are You?
Rooney’s agent turned down a bid from Modan to translate and publish the book, citing her pro-Palestinian stance, according to Hebrew language daily Haaretz.
“When Modan approached Rooney’s agent in an attempt to sign another translation deal, the agent announced that Rooney supports the cultural boycott movement [BDS] of Israel and therefore does not approve translation into Hebrew,” Haaretz reported.
During the May 2021 Gaza-Israel conflict Operation Guardian of the Walls, Rooney signed an open letter urging “an end to the support provided by global powers to Israel and its military; especially the United States,” and calling on countries to “cut trade, economic and cultural relations” with the Jewish State.
Rooney, who has been called the voice of the Millennial generation, often imbues her characters with left-wing political views and writes about issues related to identical politics and social justice activism.’https://worldisraelnews.com/bestselling-irish-author-dont-translate-my-book-to-hebrew/?utm_source=newsletters_worldisraelnews_com&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Bennett+Claims+Ultra-Orthodox+Have+Too+Much+Power%3B+Israel+Slams+Ben+%26+Jerry%E2%80%99s+%E2%80%98Ignorance+and+Hypocrisy%E2%80%99%3B+Microsoft%3A+Iran+Hacked+Israel+and+US%3B+Samaria+Outpost+Legalized%3F&utm_campaign=20211012_m165088786_Bennett+Claims+Ultra-Orthodox+Have+Too+Much+Power%3B+Israel+Slams+Ben+%26+Jerry%E2%80%99s+%E2%80%98Ignorance+and+Hypocrisy%E2%80%99%3B+Microsoft%3A+Iran+Hacked+Israel+and+US%3B+Samaria+Outpost+Legalized%3F&utm_term=_0D_0A_09_09_09_09_09_09_09_09_09_09Read+Now_0D_0A_09_09_09_09_09_09_09_09_09
The present state of Israel is not a lover of the Jewish Messiah, Jesus Christ, but the God of Heaven and earth is not done with Israel. Be warned, Those who fight Israel are also fighting the LORD!