There's only one week left to ask your Congresspeople to #SkipTheSpeech


With only one week to go before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to speak to a joint session of Congress here in the US, the time is now to contact your Congresspeople and remind them to #SkipTheSpeech. Jewish Voice for Peace and others have created an online resource to help you find the contact information of your US Senators and Representative along with a sample script you can turn to in case you feel tongue-tied. Once you have contacted your Congresspeople, make sure you also sign the online petition at

As of today, at least 30 members of Congress have pledged to skip Bibi's speech. Tell yours to join them, and read more from Jewish Voice for Peace here.

Feb 24, 2015      Posted by: diana


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