Third Thursdays Action Alerts

February 2015: Don’t let political debates distract from real human needs. Urge support for Gaza relief and continued funding for Palestinians.

The controversial speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Congress scheduled for March 3 is problematic for a number of reasons including the way the invitation was issued without coordination with the White House, the anticipated content of the speech which is expected to deal with the Iranian nuclear issue at a critical time in the negotiations with Iran, and the timing of the speech just prior to the Israeli elections.