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THOUSANDS TO GATHER AGAINST OBAMA’S PUSH AGAINST ISRAEL
– RABBIS, JEWISH LEADERS TO JOIN THOUSANDS OUTSIDE OF ISRAEL CONSULATE THIS SUNDAY –
APRIL 19, 2010, NEW YORK, NY – Thousands of American Jews and other friends of Israelare expected to gather this Sunday at 1 PM outside of the Israeli Consulate, located at 800 Second Avenue (42nd Street & 2nd Avenue) to protest President Barack Obama’s scapegoating of Israel and his increasingly hostile anti-Israel proposals, and actions. Numerous rabbis and heads of Jewish organizations will also be present.
“We are outraged that President Obama is scapegoating Israel and wants to expel Jews from their homes in Jerusalem . President Obama and Secretary Hillary Clinton show more anger about a Jewish family building a home in Jerusalem than Iran building a nuclear bomb,” states Beth Gilinsky of the Jewish Action Alliance. “Vast segments of the Jewish community will not tolerate the President’s continuing attacks on Israel . Grassroots Jewry will not be silent.”
Protesters will raise large signs that read: “ Jerusalem : Israel ’s United and Eternal Capital,” “Hillary Clinton: Pressure Iran , Not Israel !”, “Obama: Stand up for America , Stop Bowing to Saudi Kings!”, and “Obama: Jews Will Not Be Silent.”
A taped statement by former NYC Mayor Ed Koch, who has vigorously expressed his shock and displeasure with President Obama’s hostility toward Israel , will be played to attendees.
More information is available by calling Ronn Torossian at 212-999-5585.