Dear Friend of Brit Tzedek,
"Seek peace and pursue it..." Psalm 34
instructs us that it is not enough to want peace; we also must
take action. This is the work of Brit Tzedek, and, as a
supporter of Brit Tzedek, it is your work too. Further this work
by giving generously to Brit Tzedek this New Year.
As the largest grassroots Jewish peace organization in the
United States, with 35,000 supporters and 38 chapters, our call
for peace is being heard. Brit Tzedek has been acknowledged
within the American Jewish community as a principled alternative
pro-Israel voice of conscience and purpose. Last spring Brit
Tzedek mobilized its grassroots in opposition to the highly
punitive Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act of 2006 (HR 4681). The
bill was delayed, moderated, and though it eventually passed, it
continues to be stalled in conference committee where it must be
merged with the much less punitive Senate version of the
This is just the beginning of what a dedicated, grassroots
advocacy organization can do as Brit Tzedek grows across our
nation. We need your help to grow even stronger. Please make a
gift today of $50, $100, $1,000, $5,000 or more. You may mail
your donations or make them online at www.btvshalom.org.
In the aftermath of the Second Lebanon War, with little
assurance that it will be the last, it is a tough time to remain
hopeful about peace in the Middle East. Nevertheless, there are
winds of change, which are as yet breezes. The Israeli public is
calling for a reassessment of Israel's military capacity and the
political wisdom of its leaders. Other voices are joining
together to call for international peace initiatives, which
bring all parties in the conflict to the table. Historically,
this may prove to be a pivotal moment in the pursuit of
Nurture our voice with your tzedukah this year, take
action in pursuit of peace.
L'shana tovah umetukah,
Brit Tzedek v'Shalom, The Jewish Alliance for Justice and
11 E. Adams Street, Suite 707
Phone: (312) 341-1205
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