Brit Tzedek's national tour, "Selective Refusal: Towards a More Secure and Democratic Israel", began on March 31 in Houston, Texas. Ishai Menuchin, founder of Israel's first refuser organization -- Yesh Gvul ("There is a Limit") -- spoke at Brit Tzedek sponsored events in
Houston, Madison, Chicago, Boston, and Washington, DC.
Menuchin is the recipient of the 2003 Oscar Romero Award for Commitment to Truth and Freedom from the Rothko Chapel in Houston, Texas. In Jerusalem, he works as a lecturer at Hebrew University and as director of organizational development for Shatil Empowerment and Training Center for Social Change Organizations in Israel. click for tour schedule