Jews Against the Occupation

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A group called Jews Against the Occupation/NYC unfurled a banner across the West Side Highway this morning in front of the U.S.S. Intrepid. The banner reads, “Jews Say: End Israel’s War on Gaza NOW!”

From the press release:

JATO/NYC placed the banner at the U.S.S. Intrepid to highlight the role of U.S. aid to Israel in the current war and massacres. “Palestinian doctors, ambulance drivers, and children are being killed by bombs paid for with U.S. taxpayers’ money, dropped from planes paid for with U.S. taxpayers’ money, sent by an Israeli administration that could not maintain one of the world’s largest militaries without a constant flow of cash from the U.S. treasury,” elaborated R. Rosenthal, another JATO/NYC member involved in the action. “That means all of us are involved in this bloody war. Even if foreclosures and unemployment weren’t decimating our neighborhoods, surely there are better uses for $3 billion a year than helping the Israeli government commit war crimes.”

More here. To quote The Hebrew Hammer, “Shabbat shalom, mama.”