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POSTPONED from June 5th to June 12th due to WEATHER As of June 2017, Palestinian men, women and children have endured 50 years of military occupation of their lands in Gaza, the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights, as well as an ongoing …

Human Rights: a line in the sand

April 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Originally posted in Post Trump Stress Disorder While Democrats argue whether issues like a woman’s choice really are “core Democratic values” they remain pretty comfortable ignoring the human rights of non-Americans. This week Human Rights Watch documented extra-judicial killings by Egypt’s army – let’s ditch …

A resolution on “Peace And Security For Israelis And Palestinians” has been submitted to the Democratic State Committee, and will be considered at the DSC meeting on April 29, 2017.   Rather than rely on the characterization of its opponents as “one-sided,” I urge that …

The Settlements are an Obstacle to Peace

April 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Remarks presented at the Massachusetts Democratic Committee’s Settlements Resolution Forum on April 19, 2017 I am a 77 year old resident of Marblehead involved in Jewish organizations locally and nationally since my bar mitzvah in Temple Beth El in Lynn.  Israel occupied the West Bank …

Remarks presented at the Massachusetts Democratic Committee’s Settlements Resolution Forum on April 19, 2017 Over the years there have been hundreds of resolutions and letters from Congress unreservedly supporting Israeli government positions or condemning the Palestinians – but not a single action to support the …

Settlements Resolution Forum

April 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Are Israeli settlements in occupied Palestine a threat to peace?   The Massachusetts Democratic State Committee will hold a public forum on a resolution on settlements submitted by Carol Coakley, member of the Committee and of  Massachusetts Peace Action.  The forum will be held Wed., …

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