Be A Moral Voice in Your Community:
As witnesses to Israel's periodic offensives on Gaza and exponential encroachment in the West Bank, we must insist that our leaders stop supporting violence. That includes our religious leadership.
Four months ago, Mohammed Abu Sakha was arrested by the Israeli military at a checkpoint in the West Bank. He has not had a chance to defend himself in court: Israel is holding the 24-year-old Palestinian under administrative detention, meaning it can hold him without trial for six months — then renew that six-month term indefinitely.
We send our deep sympathy to the family of Michael Brown and the people of Ferguson. As Christians standing in solidarity with the oppressed in Palestine and Israel, we extend our solidarity to the African American community.
So your group has been meeting, inviting speakers, reading and discussing Palestine. Now you are ready to work for change by engaging in a solid Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against G4S, but you are unsure how to do that. This campaign packet is designed for you.
We were saddened to learn that Rabbi Brant Rosen resigned from his position as Rabbi of the Jewish Reconstructionist Synagogue, on September 2, 2014.