Israeli forces have killed at least 123 Palestinians this year as the 75-year occupation by the apartheid state of Israel has become even more brutal and deadly. And our tax dollars are helping purchase Israel’s weapons.
Of the nearly $4 billion in military aid that the US gives Israel every year, $11,867 comes from San Jose taxpayers, money that would fund public housing for 1410 households or pay for 129 elementary school teachers. More information and resources here: US Campaign for Palestinian Rights
Two events this weekend in the Bay Area provide an opportunity to show solidarity with Palestine on the 75th anniversary of the Nakba (“catastrophe”), when Palestinian society and homeland were destroyed.