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Seder in the Streets: Hundreds Arrested in Brooklyn Protesting U.S. Arming of Israel

HeadlineApr 24, 2024

In Brooklyn, New York, police arrested as many as 300 Jewish activists who took part in a massive outdoor Passover Seder near the home of Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. Protesters were calling for the U.S. to stop funding Israel’s assault on Gaza. This is Simone Zimmerman of Jewish Voice for Peace.

Simone Zimmerman: “What does it mean to celebrate a holiday about liberation in a moment in which Palestinian lives and freedom are under their most grave assault since the Nakba of 1948?”

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