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Alicia Keys Going Ahead with Performance in Israel

The singer joined the ranks of Madonna, Alanis Morissette and Macy Gray by going ahead with her planned performance in Israel on July 4.
Singer Alicia Keys performs at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2013.   REUTERS/Mike Blake (UNITED STATES  - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)   (GRAMMYS-SHOW) - RTR3DM9V

When Alicia Keys announced that she would be performing in Israel on July 4, she sparked an online war zone with herself at the center. Whether she knew it or not, she would become another poster child for supporters of Israel, like Madonna, Alanis Morissette and Macy Gray before her.

On the other hand, after Keys' announcement, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Alice Walker and Pink Floyd's Roger Waters both wrote open letters to Keys urging her to cancel her show in Tel Aviv.

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