IfNotNow Returns to Sen. Chuck Schumer's Office | | Rhode Island Media Cooperative
Young Jews Protest His Continued Silence on Ongoing Violence in Gaza FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — April 18, 2018 CONTACT: Naftali Ehrenkranz nye201@nyu.edu, 339-237-2969 NEW YORK, NY — Members of IfNotNow, a movement of young Jews opposed to American Jewish support of the Occupation, returned to Senator Chuck Schumer's office this evening to pressure him to break his three week silence on the Israeli Defense Force's killing of Palestinian protesters at the Gaza border. Since March 30th, Israeli forces, using live fire, have killed 35 protesters and injured thousands more. The Palestinians participating in the Gaza demonstration, called "The Great March of Return," have shown no sign or intention of harming Israeli civilians or soldiers. "We are here outside senator Schumer's office to demand a condemnation from him regarding Israel's aggressive violence on the Israeli border in Gaza against Palestinian protesters, the majority of whom were unarmed and peaceful and didn't pose a physical