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Power Half Hour for Gaza

Date:
Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Time:
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Event Type:
Critical Mass
Organizer/Author:
Angela
Location Details:

If the Zoom room is full, join us here: https://www.youtube.com/@JewishVoiceforPeace/streams.

Over 170 days into the genocide in Gaza, we are overwhelmed with sorrow and rage.

There are no words to describe the devastating pain of the last five months, in which the Israeli military has killed over 33,000 Palestinians in Gaza, including more than 14,000 children. The highest court in the world has named Israel’s actions as plausibly a genocide. And the U.S. government is actively supporting the Israeli military as it wreaks devastation on the over 2 million Palestinians in Gaza.

It’s at this moment that we have come together as a political community in our daily half-hour to take action, Monday through Friday, for the past six months.

Join us as we take collective action to demand an immediate end to the genocide, a lasting ceasefire and an end to Israeli siege, apartheid, occupation, and oppression of Palestinians.

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CALL TO ACTION

Contact the White House, your Senators and Representative and urge them to:
1) Publicly call for an immediate and permanent ceasefire in Gaza. Urge your Representative to cosponsor H.Res. 786.
2) End the siege on Gaza
3) Vote NO on any additional funding or weapons to Israel that comes to a vote
4) End US taxpayer dollars and weapons to Israel

White House Comment Line
Open Tuesday-Thursday 11am-3pm EST
(202) 456-1111 or (202) 456-1414
Email Contact Page: https://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/

Senator Alex Padilla
(202) 224-3553 DC office
If voicemail box is full, try Senator Padilla's other office locations: (415) 981-9369 San Francisco office; (916) 448-2787 Sacramento office, (559) 497-5109 Fresno office; (310) 231-4494 LA office; (619) 239-3884 San Diego office
Email Contact Page: https://www.padilla.senate.gov/contact/contact-form/

Senator Laphonza Butler
(202) 224-3841
If voicemail box is full, try Senator Butler's other office locations: (415) 393-0707 San Francisco office; (310) 914-7300 LA office; (619) 231-9712 San Diego office; (559) 485-7430 Fresno office
https://www.butler.senate.gov/

Congressional Switchboard
(202) 224-3121
Contact your congressperson: https://www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative

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US Campaign for Palestinian Rights' ACTION TOOLKIT for CALL scripts and EMAIL scripts: http://bit.ly/StopGazaGenocide

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LEARN more about Palestine at:
- PalestineRemembered.com
- US Campaign for Palestinian Rights (USCPR)
- Adalah Justice Project
- We Are Not Numbers
- teachpalestine.org
- decolonizepalestine.com
- https://nwttac.dci-palestine.org/
- https://www.dci-palestine.org/
- https://visualizingpalestine.org/?blm_aid=247605126#visuals

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READ the following books:
1) Palestine: A Four Thousand Year History by Nur Masalha
https://www.ebooks.com/en-us/book/210337663/palestine/nur-masalha/
2) Palestine...it is something colonial by Dr. Hatem Bazian
3) Free Ebooks: https://www.haymarketbooks.org/blogs/495-free-ebooks-for-a-free-palestine
4) Free Resources & Further Reading: https://www.versobooks.com/blogs/news/solidarity-with-palestine-free-resources-and-further-reading
5) The Hundred Years' War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917-2017 by Rashid Khalidi
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WATCH the following:
1) "1948: Creation & Catastrophe" at https://www.1948movie.com/
2) "The Price of Oslo"
Episode 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ism-ctaSbw0
Episode 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TgFWEVQTeHM
3) "Gaza Fights for Freedom" at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnZSaKYmP2s
4) ~16 minute YouTube video of how Palestinians were expelled from their homes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGVgjS98OsU
5) ~9 minute YouTube video of Nakba Timeline Map https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnLsVA0RYoQ

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BOYCOTT:
McDonalds, Domino's Pizza, Papa John's Pizza, Pizza Hut, Burger King, Starbucks
HP, Google, Intel, Amazon, Expedia, Airbnb, Booking.com, RE/MAX, Chevron, Volvo
PUMA, Sabra, SodaStream, ZARA, AHAVA, Marvel, Disney

No Thanks App: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/no-thanks-app/id6476206516

BDS Movement: https://bdsmovement.net/Act-Now-Against-These-Companies-Profiting-From-Genocide

https://www.instagram.com/p/C0XWK9WNSXD/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link&igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA%3D%3D

https://www.thereisalist.org/boycotts
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