New York City AHAVA Boycott Demonstrations
This week we will join with other groups using the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Campaign to pressure the Israeli government to respect human rights & international law, and to raise money for an important documentary film about Operation Cast Lead, the assault on Gaza.
Friday, July 9th-Meet at 107 Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights, between Henry and Hicks CODEPINK NYC joins Brooklyn for Peace at noon on Montague Street in Brooklyn for a STOLEN BEAUTY AHAVA Boycott Demonstration to mark the 5th Anniversary of the Palestinian civil society boycott call. Take 2,3,4,5,N or ,R trains to Court St / Borough Hall–exit at Montague Street and walk two blocks toward the river.
Where: 107 Montague Street, Brooklyn
Saturday, July 10th 11:30 am- Meet at Aroma Expresso Bar 145 Green Street. And if Friday mid-day is no good for you, there will be another opportunity to protest AHAVA & Ricky’s as part of Adalah-NY’s Off-Off-Broadway BDS Musical Tour on July 10th at 11:30 a.m. Tour steps off promptly at noon.
Where: 145 Green Street @ corner of Houston & Greene
Thursday, July 15th from 6-9 p.m. at he home of Helen Schiff & Rick Congress (20 East 9th Street between University & 5th). Please come to a fundraising party to support the development of Fida Qishta’s documentary “Where Should the Birds Fly?” about the assault on Gaza. Fida QIshta is a 26-year-old Palestinian journalist, videographer and teacher from the city of Rafah in the Gaza Strip.
Contributions will be tax deductible. If you are unable to attend and would like to support the film, please send your check to: Deep Dish TV, 339 Lafayette Street, NY, NY 10012 with “Gaza Project” in the memo line of the check. (Host committee: Susan Beschta, Brian Drolet & Barbara Grill, Felice & Yoram Gelman, Abdeen Jabara, Helen Schiff & Rick Congress) Please RSVP to Felice Gelman rosahill[at]gmail.com or Helen Schiff HSchiffNY[at]aol.com
Where: 20 East 9th Street between University & 5th
Thank you for being a part of our community of activists working for real hope & change.
Dana, Nancy, and the CODEPINK NYC team