Two groups leave U.S. to Israel: One to immigrate, the other to break Gaza blockade

21.06.2011                      19.Siwan, 5771

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Two groups leave U.S. to Israel: One to immigrate, the other to break Gaza blockade

Diverse groups of Americans recently hosted farewell parties in Washington, D.C.

In the past few days, two very different groups held farewell parties in Washington, DC. One event was held in honor of 65 olim leaving for Israel. The other was for American peace activists on their way to Athens, to sail from there to Gaza, as part of another flotilla trying to break the blockade. Thirty-six Americans intend to join the flotilla on board the ship they call The Audacity of Hope, which just happens to be the title of a book by President Barack Obama….