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37 YOUNG AMERICAN JEWS ARRESTED OVER TWO WEEKS IN HISTORIC PROTEST OF JEWISH LEADERS’ SILENCE TOWARDS ISRAELI POLICIES IN GAZA

The Jewish protesters have been demanding that Jewish leaders and institutions make statements opposing Israeli violence on Palestinian protesters in Gaza, which has left 33 Palestinians dead and over 4,000 wounded.

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CITIES ACROSS THE UNITED STATES: Over the past two weeks, 37 young American Jews have been arrested in six cities at the offices of various Jewish institutions and leaders as part of a campaign to protest Israeli violence against Palestinian protesters in Gaza. 30 demonstrations have taken place, including in Boston at the Israeli Consulate, in New York City at Senator Schumer’s office, in the Twin Cities at the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota, in Los Angeles at the Jewish Federation, in San Francisco at Senator Feinstein’s office, and in Washington, DC at Senator Cardin’s office. At each location, the young Jews demanded a statement condemning Israeli violence against Palestinian protesters, and at each location the organization or individual chose to call the police to arrest the protesters instead of releasing any statement.

Israeli violence against Palestinian protesters in Gaza began on Friday, March 30. Since then, Israeli military forces have killed 33 Palestinian protesters and injured more than 4,000 others, including about 1,400 with live fire. The protest is one of the largest Palestinian protests the Gaza Strip has seen in years — and has not injured or endangered any Israeli soldiers or civilians.

Each demonstration was organized by the local chapter of IfNotNow, a national movement led by young American Jews to end the American Jewish community’s support for the Israeli Occupation. The civil disobedience campaign is unified under the hashtag #HowManyMore, as a question to the organizations and institutions that have been silent on Israeli violence against Palestinian protesters. Many of the politicians and institutions that IfNotNow is protesting purport to have social justice values — claims that were challenged by the protesters at each demonstration.

“Senator Schumer claims to be a progressive champion and leader in the American Jewish community, so his silence in the face of Israel’s use of deadly force against Palestinian protesters is deafening.” said Becca Kahn-Bloch, 27, who was one of seven IfNotNow members arrested at the protest in New York City on April 9th, “As American Jews and as constituents, we demand that Senator Schumer live up to both progressive and Jewish values and do the bare minimum that we could expect from any moral leader: condemn the use of live fire against protesters.”

The protests also featured the recitation of Mourner’s Kaddish — a Jewish prayer traditionally recited for family or community members who have died — and the naming of all 33 Palestinians that have been killed by Israeli forces. Many of the protests recited the Kaddish once for each Palestinian that was killed.

“I grew up in the Jewish community of Los Angeles, where I learned that freedom and dignity are core Jewish values. As young Jews and members of this Jewish community, we asked the Federation to condemn this unconscionable violence — and they had us arrested. How long will they stay silent as live ammunition is used against Palestinian protesters? How many more Palestinians need to be killed before they speak out?” asked Elon Glickman, 24, who was one of five IfNotNow members arrested in Los Angeles, outside the Jewish Federation.

Thus far, there have been two statements released because of the protests. The first was Senator Dianne Feinstein, who — after two weeks of silence — released a tweet condemning violence one hour after IfNotNow Bay Area protested at her office, and 9 members were arrested. The second was the Union of Reform Judaism, which released a statement condemning Israeli policy following an IfNotNow NYC protest at its headquarters five days earlier.

According to an IfNotNow spokesperson, there have been over 30 other protests since the violence began — on college campuses like Harvard, Swarthmore, and the University of Minnesota, as well as in cities like Austin, Chicago, and Providence, RI.

“The Israeli decision to react violently toward Palestinian protesters is the inevitable result of more than 50 years of Occupation. They are not defending Israel — they are defending the Occupation,” said Shira Tiffany, 28, who was one of eight arrested at the Israeli Consulate in Boston on April 3rd, “As we mourn the lives lost, our generation insists that endless occupation is not the way forward — another path is possible and we must fight for it. I refuse to allow my children to grow up seeing more images of teenage Israeli soldiers shooting at teenage Palestinian protesters.”

On Friday March 30, just hours before Passover began, more than 30,000 Palestinians marched in Gaza and IDF snipers responded to the protest with live gunfire, killing 19 or 20 protesters. On Friday, April 6th, tens of thousands of protesters returned and again the IDF shot into the crowd, killing 9 Palestinians. On Friday, April 13th, Palestinians once again returned to the border The Palestinian protest has been overwhelmingly nonviolent and led by a diverse coalition of young Palestinians. For two weeks in a row, the United States blocked the United Nations Security Council from calling for an independent investigation into Israel’s use of force.

IfNotNow is a movement led by young Jews to transform the American Jewish community’s support for the occupation into a call for freedom and dignity for all Israelis and Palestinians. The organization was founded in 2014 during the Gaza War as a moral call to the American Jewish community to oppose the war. IfNotNow has over 1,600 members and chapters in Austin, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, the San Francisco Bay Area, Toronto, and Washington, DC. Learn more about IfNotNow at www.ifnotnowmovement.org

Photo from protest of Senator Cardin in Washington, DC on April 16 / Credit: Rachel Mandelbaum

Photo from protest of Senator Feinstein’s office in San Francisco on April 13th

Photo from protest of Senator Schumer in NYC on April 9th / Credit: Gili Getz.

Photo from protest of the Jewish Federation in Los Angeles on April 11th / Credit: Amira Alhassan

Photo from protest of Jewish Community Relations Council in the Twin Cities on April 10th.

Photo from Boston protest of Israeli Consulate on April 3rd / Credit: Emily Glick

5 JEWISH ACTIVISTS ARRESTED AFTER SHUTTING DOWN SENATOR BEN CARDIN’S OFFICE IN PROTEST OF HIS CONTINUED SILENCE TOWARD VIOLENCE ON PALESTINIAN PROTESTERS IN GAZA

Over the past two weeks, 37 American Jewish millennials have been arrested demanding Jewish leaders condemn the killing of 35 Palestinian protesters and the injuring of over 1500 more by Israeli live fire near the Gaza border.

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WASHINGTON, DC: This morning, 5 young American Jews were arrested after blocking the doors of Senator Ben Cardin’s Capitol Hill office. The demonstrators called on him to condemn the Israeli escalation of violence against Palestinian protesters in Gaza, in which Israeli military forces have killed 35 Palestinian protesters and injured more than 1,500 others with live fire over three days of protest. The Senator was in his office but refused to even engage with the protesters, calling capitol police within about a half hour.

“Senator Cardin claims to be a progressive leader and a champion for human rights across the world, so his silence in the face of Israel’s use of deadly force against Palestinian protesters speaks volumes. As American Jews, we are demanding that Senator Cardin live up to both progressive and Jewish values and do the bare minimum that we could expect from any moral leader: condemn the use of live fire against protesters,” said Rae Gaines, who is one of five IfNotNow members arrested at Senator Cardin’s office this morning.

The arrest of 5 young American Jews in Washington brings the total number of millennial Jews arrested in the past 10 days to 37, following demonstrations in in Boston at the Israeli Consulate, in New York City at Senator Schumer’s office, in the Twin Cities at the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota, in Los Angeles at the Jewish Federation and in San Francisco at Senator Feinstein’s office. At each demonstration, the young Jews demanded a statement condemning Israeli violence against Palestinian protesters, and at each location the organization or individual chose to see the protesters arrested rather than condemn Israeli violence.

Just an hour after the protest of Senator Feinstein on April 13th, she finally broke her silence by releasing a tweet condemning violence.

At 9:30 am this morning, about 20 young American Jews and members of IfNotNow, joined by several local Palestinian activists — entered the Capitol Hill office of Senator Ben Cardin. Inside, they read the names of the 35 Palestinians that have been killed by Israeli forces in the past few weeks and recited the Mourner’s Kaddish, a Jewish prayer traditionally recited for family or community members who have died. IfNotNow members called on the Senator and his staff to release a simple statement condemning Israeli violence against Palestinian protesters. When they refused, the protesters moved outside, blocking the door to the office to call attention to the devastating killing of Palestinians at the hands of the Israeli military.

Today’s protest comes after the third Friday in a row that Palestinian protesters in Gaza were met with live fire from Israeli snipers. Yet Senator Cardin continued his silence, prompting the young Jews to chant periodically, “How Many More?” in reference to how many more Palestinians would have to die for the Senator to speak out. They also had a series of massive signs asking that same question.

The protesters noted that Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), had condemned the violence on the day it happened, saying: “The killing of Palestinian demonstrators by Israeli forces in Gaza is tragic. It is the right of all people to protest for a better future without a violent response.” Senator Sanders has also begun to circulate a letter condemning the violence which the protestors encouraged Senator Cardin to join his colleagues in signing.

“Palestinians in Gaza came out by the thousands today to protest for their freedom. They were met with more live ammunition, more teargas, more violence. Why does Senator Cardin insist on doing and saying nothing as this violence continues? How many more Palestinians need to die before he speaks out?” said Ethan Miller, who was also arrested at Senator Cardin’s office today.

On Friday March 30, just hours before the holiday of Passover began, more than 30,000 Palestinians marched in Gaza and IDF snipers responded to the protest with live gunfire. The next week, tens of thousands of protesters returned and again the IDF shot into the crowd, killing 9 Palestinians. Then again, as protestors returned this past Friday, the IDF again responded with live fire. The Palestinian protest has been overwhelmingly nonviolent and led by a diverse coalition of young Palestinians. For two weeks in a row, the United States blocked the United Nations Security Council from calling for an independent investigation into Israel’s use of force.

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IfNotNow is a movement led by young Jews to transform the American Jewish community’s support for the occupation into a call for freedom and dignity for all Israelis and Palestinians. The organization was founded in 2014 during the Gaza War as a moral call to the American Jewish community to oppose the war. IfNotNow has over 1,700 members and chapters in Austin, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, the San Francisco Bay Area, Toronto, and Washington, DC.

Learn more about IfNotNow at www.ifnotnowmovement.org

9 YOUNG JEWS ARRESTED AFTER SHUTTING DOWN SENATOR DIANNE FEINSTEIN’S OFFICE FOR OVER TWO HOURS TO PROTEST VIOLENCE ON GAZA

In the past 10 days, 32 American Jewish millennials have been arrested demanding Jewish leaders condemn the killing of 31 Palestinian protesters and the injuring of over 1300 more by Israeli live fire near the Gaza border.

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CONTACT: Ilana Newman, press@ifnotnowmovement.org, (858) 472-0264

SAN FRANCISCO, CA: This morning, 9 American Jewish young people were arrested after blocking the doors of Senator Dianne Feinstein’s San Francisco office for over two hours. The demonstrators called on her to condemn Israeli violence against Palestinian protesters in Gaza, in which Israeli military forces have killed 30 Palestinian protesters and injured more than 1,000 others with live fire over two days of protest. The violence was Israel’s response to The Great March of Return, one of the largest Palestinian protests the Gaza Strip has seen in years — a protest which has not injured or endangered Israeli soldiers or civilians.

“We know that Senator Feinstein has spoken out against the U.S. embassy move from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem and the demolition of Palestinian villages — oppressive policies that harm Palestinians and Israelis. We commend her for that. But Senator Feinstein cannot pick and choose when she stands up for Palestinians and Israelis. If she really believes that Bibi Netanyahu does not speak for her which she has claimed in the past, then she must speak out. As American Jews and as her constituents, we demand that she condemn Israel’s use of deadly force against Palestinian protesters.” said David Granberg, who is one of 9 IfNotNow members arrested at the protest after Senator Feinstein refused to condemn Israeli violence.

The arrests of 9 young American Jews in San Francisco bring the total number of millennial Jews arrested in the past 10 days to 32, following demonstrations in in Boston at the Israeli Consulate, in New York City at Senator Schumer’s office, in the Twin Cities at the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota, and in Los Angeles at the Jewish Federation. At each location, the young Jews demanded a statement condemning Israeli violence against Palestinian protesters, and at each location the organization or individual chose to arrest the protesters instead of releasing any statement.

At 9:30 am, about 20 young American Jews — all members of IfNotNow — entered the lobby of 1 Post St, where Senator Feinstein’s San Francisco Office is located. While the Senator is in DC this week, once inside, they asked to speak with a staffer to demand Senator Feinstein issue a statement condemning Israeli violence against Palestinian protesters in Gaza. When the staffer refused, the young Jews began to block the turn styles that lead into the elevator hall, and forced the entire building to close for over two hours. They read the names of the 31 Palestinians that were killed by Israeli forces in the past two weeks and recited the Mourner’s Kaddish, a Jewish prayer traditionally recited for family or community members who have died.

Today’s protest comes on the third Friday in a row that Palestinian protesters in Gaza were met with live fire from Israeli snipers. Yet Feinstein continued her silence, prompting the young Jews to chant periodically, “How Many More?” in reference to how many more Palestinians would have to die for the Senator to speak out. They also had a series of massive posters asking that same question. The protesters noted that Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), also an American Jew, had condemned the violence on the day it happened, saying: “The killing of Palestinian demonstrators by Israeli forces in Gaza is tragic. It is the right of all people to protest for a better future without a violent response.”

“Palestinians in Gaza came out by the thousands today to protest for their freedom. They were met with more live ammunition, more teargas, more violence. If Senator Feinstein does nothing, this is going to continue happening. How many more Palestinians need to die before she speaks out?” said Adam Hirsch, who was also arrested when the senator refused to issue a statement.

On Friday March 30, just hours before Passover began, more than 30,000 Palestinians marched in Gaza and IDF snipers responded to the protest with live gunfire, killing 17 protesters. On Friday, April 6th, tens of thousands of protesters returned and again the IDF shot into the crowd, killing 9 Palestinians. The Palestinian protest has been overwhelmingly nonviolent and led by a diverse coalition of young Palestinians. For two weeks in a row, the United States blocked the United Nations Security Council from calling for an independent investigation into Israel’s use of force.

In December 2017, Senator Feinstein condemned the embassy move to Jerusalem. She also condemned the demolition of Palestinian villages and a bill in the Israeli Parliament that would legalize settlement outposts in the West Bank.

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IfNotNow is a movement led by young Jews to transform the American Jewish community’s support for the occupation into a call for freedom and dignity for all Israelis and Palestinians. The organization was founded in 2014 during the Gaza War as a moral call to the American Jewish community to oppose the war. IfNotNow has over 1,700 members and chapters in Austin, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, the San Francisco Bay Area, Toronto, and Washington, DC.

Learn more about IfNotNow at www.ifnotnowmovement.org

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4 LOS ANGELES JEWS ARRESTED AFTER SHUTTING DOWN THE JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER LOS ANGELES OFFICES TO PROTEST VIOLENCE ON GAZA

The protest is the latest in a series of civil disobedience actions this week across the nation by young Jews against Israeli violence on Palestinian protesters; today’s demonstration brings the total number of American Jews arrested by Jewish leaders to 23.

CONTACT: Mimi Tohill, press@ifnotnowmovement.org, (607) 351-4182

LOS ANGELES, CA: This afternoon, four Jewish young people were arrested after blocking the doors of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles’ offices. The demonstrators called on the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) to condemn Israeli violence against Palestinian protesters in Gaza, in which Israeli military forces have killed 31 Palestinian protesters and injured more than 1,000 others with live fire over two weeks of protest. The violence was Israel’s response to The Great March of Return, one of the largest Palestinian protests the Gaza Strip has seen in years — a protest which has not injured or endangered Israeli soldiers or civilians.

“I grew up in the Jewish community of Los Angeles, where I learned that freedom and dignity are core Jewish values. As young Jews and members of this Jewish community, we’re asking the Federation to do the bare minimum and condemn this unconscionable violence. How long will they stay silent as live ammunition is used against Palestinian protesters? How many more Palestinians need to be killed before they speak out?” said Elon Glickman, who was one of five IfNotNow members arrested at the protest.

These arrests of four young American Jews in LA bring the total number of millennial Jews arrested in the past week to 23, following demonstrations in Boston at the Israeli Consulate, in New York City at Senator Schumer’s office, and in the Twin Cities at the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota. At each location, the young Jews demanded a statement condemning Israeli violence against Palestinian protesters, and at each location the organization or individual chose to arrest the protesters instead of releasing any statement. According to an IfNotNow spokesperson, there are two other civil disobediences happening in the coming days.

At 5pm, about 30 young American Jews — all members of IfNotNow — protested outside of the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles, following a call for JFNA to release a statement condemning the violence, which was ignored. This prompted protesters to unite and disrupt business as usual at the Jewish Federations’ offices by reciting the Mourner’s Kaddish, a Jewish prayer traditional recited for family or community members who have died, reading the names of the 31 Palestinian protesters who were killed and then taping those names to the walls, and to block the entrance to the Federations’ offices.

“We simply cannot be silent anymore. We came to the Federations office today to ask them to lead — but since they have chosen to remain silent, we will be the leaders our community needs. Our generation is rising up alongside Palestinians and Israelis working to end the Occupation,” said Shay Roman, an IfNotNow member who was at the protest.

Today’s protest comes just five days after the second Friday in a row that Palestinian protesters in Gaza were met with live fire from Israeli snipers. Yet the Jewish Federations of North America continued their silence, prompting the young Jews to chant periodically, “How Many More?” in reference to how many more Palestinians would have to die for the the Federations to speak out. They also had a series of massive posters asking that same question. The protesters also chanted, “Jewish Federation, Condemn the Occupation” and noted that just a few months ago the Jewish Federations of North America quickly criticized Israel for backtracking on their promise for an egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall. For the protesters, this begs the question, “Why is Palestinian freedom different from other peoples’ freedom”?

On Friday March 30, just hours before Passover began, more than 30,000 Palestinians marched in Gaza and IDF snipers responded to the protest with live gunfire. Last Friday, tens of thousands of protesters returned and again the IDF shot into the crowd, killing 9 Palestinians. In response to the protest — which has been overwhelmingly nonviolent and led by a diverse coalition of young Palestinians — the U.S. condemned “leaders and protesters who call for violence or who send protesters including children to the [Gaza] fence, knowing that they may be injured or killed,” and for the second week in a row, blocked the United Nations Security Council from calling for an independent investigation into Israel’s use of force.

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IfNotNow is a movement led by young Jews to transform the American Jewish community’s support for the occupation into a call for freedom and dignity for all Israelis and Palestinians. The organization was founded in 2014 during the Gaza War as a moral call to the American Jewish community to oppose the war. IfNotNow has over 1,700 members and chapters in Austin, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, the San Francisco Bay Area, Toronto, and Washington, DC.

Learn more about IfNotNow at www.ifnotnowmovement.org

 

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APRIL 10, 2018

FOUR TWIN CITIES JEWS ARRESTED BY JEWISH COMMUNITY RELATIONS COUNCIL IN PROTEST OF ISRAELI VIOLENCE ON GAZA

Young American Jews demand that JCRC condemn the killing of 30 Palestinian protesters and the injuring of over 1000 more by Israeli live fire near the Gaza border.

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN: This morning, two days after the end of Passover, young Twin Cities Jews locked arms in front of the entrance of the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of MN, blocking entrance to the many businesses in the building. They called on the JCRC to condemn Israeli violence against Palestinian protesters in Gaza, in which 30 Palestinian protesters have been killed by Israeli military forces and 1,000 injured last week alone.

The JCRC provides pro-occupation speakers and lobbies government officials to support Israel unconditionally. While claiming to represent the American Jewish community, the JCRC has been absolutely silent in the wake of the Israeli military shooting at unarmed protesters in Gaza.

The demonstration was planned by IfNotNow — a movement of young Jews working to end the American Jewish community’s support for the Occupation — and comes on the heels of two other IfNotNow civil disobedience protests in opposition to Israeli violence: 8 arrests in Boston last Tuesday after shutting down the Israeli Consulate and 7 arrests in NYC on Monday after shutting down Senator Schumer’s office.

“The JCRC acts as a voice for Jewish individuals and organizations in Minnesota and the Dakotas, and its silence on the killings in Gaza speaks volumes. If the JCRC won’t condemn Israel’s murder of nonviolent protesters, we will – we’re taking our voice back and building a Jewish community that stands for freedom and dignity for all, and we hope that the JCRC will join us in that call,” said Imogen Page, an IfNotNow member protesting today.

At 8AM, 20 members of IfNotNow Twin Cities blocked the entrance of the building that houses JCRC. The downtown building is home to a multitude of businesses, whose employees were blocked from entering in an attempt to disrupt business as usual. The protesters made a human chain while joined by the crowd in saying kaddish for the Palestinian lives lost. Protesters read the names of the 30 Palestinians killed by Israeli snipers next to a large banner that reads the same names in Arabic. Police arrived and arrested the protesters who refused to move.

Today’s protest in Minneapolis follows multiple incidents of Palestinian protesters in Gaza being met with live ammunition by Israeli snipers. Yet the JCRC remains silent on the issue. Large posters at the protest read, “How many more?” in reference to how many Palestinians would have to die for the JCRC to speak out.

On Friday March 30, just hours before Passover began, more than 30,000 Palestinians marched in Gaza and IDF snipers responded to the protest with live gunfire. Last Friday, tens of thousands of protesters returned and again the IDF shot into the crowd, killing 9 Palestinians. In response to the protest — which has been overwhelmingly nonviolent and led by a diverse coalition of young Palestinians — the U.S. condemned “leaders and protesters who call for violence or who send protesters including children to the [Gaza] fence, knowing that they may be injured or killed,” and for the second week in a row, blocked the United Nations Security Council from calling for an independent investigation into Israel’s use of force.

“The occupation has made their lives a nightmare, and then ended them. Their lives were no less valuable than the lives of Jews, but their rights to live in freedom and dignity were violated by an army claiming to act on behalf of all Jews. The occupation is a moral disaster for the people supporting it, including our own American Jewish institutions who are too afraid to speak out against endless occupation and killings” said Imogen Page of IfNotNow Twin Cities.

The protesters aim to shift the voice of the Jewish American community, namely, by putting pressure on institutions like JCRC to speak up and condemn the violence on Gaza.

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IfNotNow is a movement led by young Jews to transform the American Jewish community’s support for the occupation into a call for freedom and dignity for all Israelis and Palestinians. IfNotNow has over 1,700 members and chapters in Austin, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, the San Francisco Bay Area, Toronto, and Washington, DC.

You can learn more about IfNotNow at www.ifnotnowmovement.org

Please direct all press inquiries to info(at)ifnot.net and include "Press Inquiry" in the subject line.

Selected Press Clips

Time to break the silence: An open letter to American Jews
Edo Konrad, +972 Mag, 1/14/2016

#IfNotNow Seder Protests JFNA Support for Endless Occupation
Gili Getz, Jew School, 4/10/2015

As U.S. Jews, we need to figure out what leverage we have in ending the occupation'
+972 Mag, 10/25/2014

I tried to deliver a message to Malcolm Hoenlein and got arrested
Josh Leifer, Times of Israel, 9/1/2014

If Not Now, When: A Personal Political Reflection
Becky Havivi, Jew School, 8/14/2014

Young Jews Protest Israel's Offensive In Gaza, Call For End To 'Gratuitous Killing'
Sam Lachman, Huffington Post, 8/5/2014

Not in my name: A call to American Jewish organizations during Operation Protective Edge
Sarah Brammer Shlay, Twin Cities Daily Planet, 8/3/2014

‘If not now, when?’ — Jewish-American peace activists organize to oppose war on Gaza
Miriam Elba, Waging Nonviolence, 7/31/2014

9 Young Jews Arrested at NYC anti-Israel Protest
Anna Hiatt, Jerusalem Post, 7/30/2014

Jewish Group Delivers Mourner's Kaddish for Gaza Victims
Antonia Blumberg, Huffington Post, 7/26/2014