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|Protest US/Israeli Attack on Gaza|
|Date||Saturday July 12|
|Time||12:00 PM - 3:00 PM|
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|Justin Herman Plaza at Foot of Market Street at Embarcadero. Across from the Ferry Building. Embarcadero BART/Muni Metro Station.|
From: http://www.mecaforpeace.org/events/sf-protest-palestine-youth4palestine (Middle East Children's Alliance site):
AYO calls on our community and allies to take a stand with Palestine and let the city of San Francisco, and the entire world know that we demand an end to the US support of Israel and their ongoing attacks on our people throughout all of occupied Palestine.
Everyone is welcome! Bring your parents, your kids, cousins, friends, extended family! Our voices need to be heard! Never forget that our existence is our resistance!
The San Francisco Bay Area says no to zionism!
Stop US Aid to the Apartheid State of Israel!
Free all our political prisoners!
Support the Palestinian people's struggle for liberation!
Flags, kuffiehs, signs, banners, and megaphones are all welcome!
ANSWER, Arab Culture and Community Center, Palestinian Youth Movement
US Palestine Community Network, Middle East Children's Alliance, Northern California Friends of Sabeel, Al-Awda, Coalition for Palestinian Rights – SF, PAC Bay Area, Free, Palestine Movement, International Jewish Antizionist Network, South Bay Mobilization, Queers Undermining Israeli Terrorism, Art Forces, ISM-Northern California, Workers World Party, International Action Center, International Socialist Organization, Arab Talk Radio, Buena Vista UMC -- Church & Society Committee, Freedom Writers of Northern California, Freedom Archives, BAYAN
Email info @ araborganizing.org to endorse.
Hashtag #Youth4Palestine for more updates and photos and events!
The 100% pro-Israel Democrat-Republicans, at every level of office for as long as anyone can remember, have always been pro-Zionist Israel and now support this latest vicious attack on the Palestinian people WITH OUR TAX DOLLARS, as Israel cannot exist for one second without our tax dollars, to the tune of $6 billion a year, making Israel the 4th largest military power in the world. Democrat Obama has just proudly stated he supports the latest genocide against Gaza AND HE HAS ALWAYS BEEN 100% PRO-ISRAEL. See
The latest pretext are the pathetic rockets the Palestinians are sending into Israel (Historic Palestine), which have not killed anyone and have not caused serious damage. See
There is good reason to believe the previous pretext, the killing of 3 Zionist settlers, was an inside job, and so far, no one has been arrested and charged for this killing. See
Were the Three Settler Kidnappings an Israeli “False Flag” Operation? By Karin Brothers, 7/4/14 at
We should always assume such killings of Zionists are an inside job as we must always ask the question, who benefits? The answer in this case is Zionist Israel and its patron, Nazi USA. Both are viciously reactionary police states, becoming worse every day.
The more likely reason is money, in the form of gas profits, as there are gas fields off the coast of Gaza. See
War and Natural Gas: The Israeli Invasion and Gaza’s Offshore Gas Fields by Michel Chossudovsky, 7/10/14 at
The 1.7 million Palestinians, 50% of whom are children, who live in the 139 square miles that is the Gaza Strip have NO PLACE TO HIDE as there are NO underground shelters. The 4th largest military in the world, the Israeli war machine, is slaughtering defenseless people so the oil and munitions companies of the USA can maximize their profits, the primary goal of capitalism, the bankrupt social order in which we live. See
Eye Witness Report from Gaza. No Shelters to Escape the Israeli Attacks by Dr. Mona El-Farra, July 8, 2014 at
Good news websites to keep up with how your tax dollars are being spent to slaughter Palestinians today to maximize oil and munitions profits are:
For more information on the history of the horrifying 66 year occupation of Palestinian land, the theft of Palestine from the Palestinian people, and the 66 year history of torture and murder of the Palestinian people by the Zionists who collaborated with Nazi Germany just as today they collaborate with Nazi USA, see
The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine by Ilan Pappe
(2006) Oneworld Publications, ISBN 978-1-85168-555-4
(Has full details on the 1948 to present mass murder of boys and men, rape and murder of girls and women and theft of Palestinian land all planned by David Ben-Gurion, first president of Israel, and cohorts, as Ben-Gurion described in his diary quoted in Pappe’s book.)
Israel-Palestine on Record by Howard Friel and Richard Falk
(2007) Verso, ISBN 978-1-84467-109-0 (Contains eyewitness testimony for 2000 to 2006 of Israeli destruction of Palestinian homes and the horrors of daily life in Occupied Palestine due to daily Israeli terrorism, all paid for with $6 billion US tax dollars annually, making Israel the 4th largest military gang in the world).
Gaza’s Offshore Gas Fields:
International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network
Occupy AIPAC (AIPAC stands for American Israel Public Affairs Committee-pro-capitalist, pro-Israel wealthy lobbyists who deliver almost entire US Congress and every president to support the US military base that exists to protect US Middle East oil profits and US imperialism around the world, commonly known as Israel. They are officially lobbyists but in reality, are a mouthpiece of the US capitalist class as Israel is a colony of the US. Occupy AIPAC opposes AIPAC.)
National Lawyers Guild: Free Palestine Committee
Al-Nakba (Catastrophe) Awareness Campaign
Zionism in the Age of Dictators by Lenni Brenner at
The Iron Wall by Lenni Brenner at
The Hidden History of Zionism by Ralph Schoenman at
Boycott, Divest, Sanctions Movement against Zionist Israel at
US Campaign for Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel
Madison, Wisconsin/Rafeh Sister City Project
Gaza Freedom Flotilla
The Israeli Military State starts in childhood at:
"Ukraine: Israeli Special Forces Unit under Neo-Nazi Command Involved in Maidan Riots" by Michel Chossudovsky, 3/3/14 at
Israel’s nuclear war capacity and history of threatening the former Soviet Union in an excellent article by John Steinbach:
Zionsts and Anti-Communist Witchhunts in the USA
The Strange History of the Anti-Defamation League: ADL Spies
by Jeffrey Blankfort, June 12, 2013, Counterpunch at
The Israel Lobby Archive at
51 Documents: Zionist Collaboration with the Nazis edited by Lenni Brenner
(2002) Barricade Books, New Jersey, ISBN 1-56980-235-1
The Transfer Agreement by Edwin Black
(1984, 2001) Carroll & Graf, NY, ISBN 0-7867-0841-7
The Third Reich and the Palestine Question by Francis Nicosia
(1985) University of Texas Press, ISBN 0-292-72731-3
Walled: Israeli Society at an Impasse by Sylvain Cypel
(2005, 2006) Other Press, ISBN 13:978-1-5905 1-210-4
(A good early history of the apartheid wall and history and contemporary life of Israel and its relationship to the US as a military base. The lack of separation of church and state is evident as “All Israeli students study the Hebrew Bible in public school for several hours a week, from the elementary grades through high school (knowledge of the Bible is tested on the high school exit examination.)” (p. 177) Superstition and militarism clearly go together This is a sign of an extremely backward society).
A Wall in Palestine by Rene Backman
(2006, 2010) Picador/St. Martin’s Press, NY ISBN 978-0-312-42781-8
(Good maps of the apartheid wall and description of resistance to it; it is clearly a land grab as there are means of going through wall and thus it has nothing to do with security; also describes segregated roads and racist license system).
An Israeli in Palestine by Jeff Halper (an American who moved to Israel in 1973 at age 27, is a professor of anthropology, is the leader of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions and supports the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Campaign against Israel described in Appendix 4). (2008) Pluto Press, ISBN 978-0-7453-2226-1. “There is not even a civil mechanism by which Jewish, Christian, and Muslim citizens of Israel can marry each other since personal status, citizenship, marriage, death, inheritance, is regulated by religious and not civil law.” p. 76
Palestine Inside Out by Saree Makdisi, (2008, 2010) Norton Press, ISBN 978-0-393-33844-7. With a beautiful foreword by Alice Walker, comparing the racist horrors of Zionist Israel to white racism in the USA, Makdisi, a Palestinian-American professor of English literature at UCLA, writes a detailed account of the daily horrors of life in Occupied Palestine. His periodic sections “By the Numbers” offer useful statistics, his maps are plentiful, and his entire book is a ringing indictment of the mental illness that is religion and the anti-women horror of theocratic states. As Americans read it, we must remember that this is all paid for with our tax dollars and supported 100% by every single Democratic and Republican politician at every level of government. It is opposed by all socialist parties and the Green Party.
Zionism: The Real Enemy of the Jews, Vol. 3 by Alan Hart (2005, 2010) Clarity Press, ISBN 0-932863-69-8/978-0-932863-69-0. Alan Hart, a former ITN (part of British news agency that produces outstanding Channel 4 of UK) and BBC Panorama correspondent, covers the horrors of Zionism in Israel and its relationship to the United States from 1967 to January 2010 from the perspective of a non-Jewish journalist perspective with lots of worthwhile insights.
DVD-Warner Classics: The Ramallah Concert: Knowledge Is The Beginning with West-Eastern Divan Orchestra conducted by Daniel Barenboim. Ramallah Concert program: Mozart Sinfonia, Beethoven’s 5th Symphony, Elgar’s Nimrod from Enigma Variations. Orchestra consists of young Jewish Israelis and Arabs of many countries, including Palestine, plus some Europeans.