[act-ma] young Israeli refusers in Boston October 4 and 5!
merlien at comcast.net
Thu Oct 1 06:45:50 PDT 2009
Please send out to your lists, the events are organized by student
Shministim in Boston, October 4-5
Sunday, October 4
►Clark University with Netta Mishly
7 PM ♦ Johnston Auditorium in the Sackler Science Center ♦ 950
Main St, Worcester
Monday, October 5
►Harvard Brown Bag Lunch
12 PM ♦ Law School/Pound Hall 201
3:30 PM ♦ Dockser 240 in the School of Law
7 PM ♦ Pearlman Lounge
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For three weeks, Maya Wind and Netta Mishly, both from Israel, have
been explaining to audiences across the country why they refuse to
serve in the Israeli military. They refuse to rule over an occupied
people. They refuse to detain Palestinians without charge. They
refuse to guard checkpoints, to enforce a siege, to usher in a
Speaking to hundreds of students at the University of Arizona, these
two women reminded them, "Your tax dollars are going toward our
Occupation!" They gave their personal accounts of how they came to be
Shministim - Israeli youth who have signed a letter stating their
refusal to join the Israeli army. This was not a decision they came
to lightly as they knew they would pay a price - military prison.
You can learn why they paid that price, because they will be speaking
at several locations in the Boston Area this Sunday, October 4 and
Monday, October 5!
Help us publicize these events by forwarding this e-mail widely; you
can also visit our tour website at www.WhyWeRefuse.org where you can
find out when the Shministim will be in other cities. Don't forget
to pass the site along to your friends, family, coworkers, e-mail
lists, and affiliated organizations.
We'll see you there!
The Why We Refuse Tour is a joint project of Jewish Voice for Peace
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