During Americans for Justice in Palestine (AJP Action) Advocacy Days, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib remarked that “you cannot claim to hold progressive values yet back Israel‘s apartheid government.” She was absolutely right, and recent polls have proven this fact, as net sympathy for Israel has waned in the last few years, especially among progressives, and young people.
It’s not surprising therefore that Israeli apologists in the media, and in congress, resort to smear campaigns and unwarranted attacks against progressives who defend Palestinian rights and condemn Israeli apartheid. However, it’s clear that Israel is losing the battle in the court of public opinion, and it’s our job on the ground to push our elected officials to do what’s right and stand for justice and democratic values.
Join us tomorrow Thursday, October 13th @ 5:30 PM CT for this important webinar where I will be hosting a live discussion on Facebook and YouTube with our wonderful guests:
Josh Reubner: Director of Government Relations at the Institute for Middle East Understanding
Beth Miller: Senior Government Affairs Manager for Jewish Voice for Peace Action
Katie Halper: National Director of Living Liberally
Eva Borgwardt: Political Director at IfNotNow
We look forward to having you join us on October 13th @ 5:30 PM CT.
AMP Education Coordinator