Jewish Women Say No to War

This is a protest my friend Judy Rebick took part in, one of Canada’s leading feminist activists.  Eight Jewish women took over the Israeli consulate in Toronto, to protest the bombing of  Gaza.  Judy  is in my feature documentary, Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action, and is writing a book called, Transforming Power: New Paths to Personal and Political Change.

 

Moments after I posted the above, this wonderful news came in:

Israel Announces Cease-Fire in Gaza

Israel announced a unilateral cease-fire on Saturday evening
in the three-week-old war in Gaza that has killed at least
1,200 Palestinians and 13 Israelis. Prime Minister Ehud
Olmert told Israelis in a televised address: “The conditions
have been created that our aims, as declared, were attained
fully, and beyond.”

Read More:
http://www.nytimes.com/?emc=na

More on Jews for peace:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/7834700.stm

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