MIDEAST CRISIS ACTION STEPS


For the sake of both Israel and its neighbors, pressure must be brought to bear on the US government to take steps in conjunction with the international community to de-escalate the rapidly developing crisis. Below are some ways that you can get involved:  on you own or with other like-minded people. (Contact carinne@btvshalom.org for assistance in networking with others in your area.)

Learn About the Situation!

Educate others!

  • Talk with your friends, colleagues, congregants and others about the situation. Listen thoughtfully even if you disagree.
  • Organize or attend meetings about the crisis with Brit Tzedek, congregants and others in your social network.  (See Brit Tzedek meeting tips).

Advocate for a Peaceful Resolution of the Crisis!

  • Sign the Brit Tzedek Action Alert: Tell Bush: Real Ceasefire Now! and forward it to your social network and to Congressional staffers you know.
  • Print the "Letter to Bush and Congress" from the Action Alert and have people sign with their signature, printed name, city and state.
  • Organize a group to listen to Brit Tzedek Town Hall Conference Calls with Israeli and Palestinian leaders and policy analysts. Then hold a discussion afterwards.

Stand Up for Peace in the Jewish Community!

  • Attend pro-Israel rallies in your community with other Brit Tzedek supporters. Wear Brit Tzedek t-shirts and pins, share Brit Tzedek's Action Alert letter and carry signs with our message:  "Stop the Cycle of Violence: Ceasefire Now!"; "US & International Diplomacy Now!" Click here for more sign slogans.
  •  Attend Jewish community meetings with other Brit Tzedek members and share our message during the Q and A period.

Stand Up for Peace in the Media!

Donate to Brit Tzedek!

  • During these extraordinary times, Brit Tzedek needs your help more than ever. Please make a donation today. Your contribution will help us to continue to build a lasting grassroots movement, one that can fight for a true peace.

For further information, contact Carinne Luck, Director of Chapter and Grassroots Development by email carinne@btvshalom.org or phone (212) 366-1670.


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