Dear Friend of Brit Tzedek,
The work of Brit Tzedek has never been more important than right
now, during the current crisis in the Middle East. Together, we
are presenting a principled alternative to what it means to be
pro-Israel and raising a voice of conscience and purpose in the
American Jewish community.
Now, we need your help to bring our message for substantive
and sustained US and international diplomacy to Washington and
to our communities. Please make a donation
We have sent thousands of messages to the White House and
Congress urging the US, together with the international
community, to intervene immediately in order to achieve a
ceasefire and the release of Israeli soldiers in the ongoing
And through organized delegations at Israel solidarity
rallies, we have brought our message to the Jewish community and
generated media attention as a result.
Brit Tzedek Voice Heard Across
Executive Director Diane Balser in the New York Jewish
"We believe the policies of the
Israeli government are not in the interests of the Israeli
people... We have to say that force is not the answer."
Dilemma," July 27,
Philadelphia chapter covered in the Jewish
"People representing the
organization Brit Tzedek v'Shalom were interspersed throughout
the crowd, carrying banners that read 'Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace'
and 'Cease-Fire for All Sides.'" ("Stand Strong -- and They
Did!," July 27th,
Boston chapter activist
and board member Beth Wasserman in the Boston
"This conflict will never be
settled by use of force. For Israel to achieve security and
terrorism to end, there needs to be a brokered, lasting
cease-fire." ("Israel Gets Some Local
Backing," July 19, 2006)
DC chapter and Rabbinic
Cabinet member Rabbi Binyamin Biber in the Washington Jewish
actions that cause the loss of civilian life and destroy civil
society and undermine the new Lebanese government may actually
be much more detrimental to Israel's long-term interests,"
("Lonely voices: A few dissenting
Jews question Israel's actions," July 26,
Now is the time to reach deep into your pockets to help us
continue to bring Brit Tzedek's voice to the American Jewish
community and to Washington.
Invest in a peaceful future by supporting us today.
you to all of you who have already donated to Brit Tzedek. Your
contribution is greatly appreciated and will help us continue
our important work at this difficult time.
Chair of Fundraising
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