‘End Military Aid to Israel’ campaign comes to BART

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Two months after ads calling for an end to U.S. military aid to Israel went up in Chicago Transit Authority stations, a similar campaign began this week in the Bay Area.

Inspired by the work of the Chicago-area Committee for a Just Peace in Israel and Palestine (CJPIP), the Bay Area initiative was launched by the Northern California Friends of Sabeel, the local branch of a national group that supports the Palestinian Christian liberation theology movement. The Bay Area chapters of Jewish Voice for Peace and American Muslims for Palestine quickly signed on as co-sponsors.

The ads, currently posted in three heavily trafficked stations – 12th Street Oakland, Downtown Berkeley, and San Francisco Civic Center – are virtually identical to those the CJPIP ran in Chicago, and they refer commuters to the same website: www.TwoPeoplesOneFuture.org. The sponsors hope to launch a broader campaign to bring the message to more Bay Area commuters in the coming year. Donate to support expansion of the campaign here.

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4 Responses

  1. annie
    December 8, 2010, 9:24 am


  2. Leper Colonialist
    December 8, 2010, 10:51 am

    I’m dying to see it come to the NYC Transit Authority. [It'll sure beat the ignorant and uninspired graffitti currently adorning public transit in Gotham.] Doubt it, though.

  3. Potsherd2
    December 8, 2010, 11:12 am

    This is an effective campaign, well worth supporting.

    In fact, I suspect it may be more effective than BDS.

  4. Henry Norr
    December 8, 2010, 1:14 pm

    Wouldn’t you know it! Just hours after I submitted this peace, the webmaster for http://www.TwoPeoplesOneFuture.org decided to reorganize the site a bit, and the link at the end of my post for donating to the Bay Area campaign is no longer correct. The new address is
    link to twopeoplesonefuture.org


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