Solidarity gatherings for Israel

Update January 21, 2009: The Israel Center recently created a web page with more updated information, including community gatherings, opportunities to help Israel, resources, videos, and more. Check it out at

Many of you are looking for ways to get involved and learn more about the situation in Gaza. The following are some of the gatherings and lectures planned in the Bay Area for the next few days:

Jewish Community Relations Council: Solidarity Gatherings for Israel
  • Thursday, January 8, 2009
  • San Francisco 5:30 pm - Solidarity Gathering 6:30 pm - Prayers for peace, a briefing on the situation, remarks by community and faith leaders, and information about ways to support the people of Israel. Congregation Sherith Israel, 2266 California Street
  • Los Altos Hills 7:30 pm Congregation Beth Am, 26792 Arastradero Road
SF Voice for Israel: Countering Anti-Israel Demonstrations
  • This and every Friday
  • Berkeley Noon Bancroft and Telegraph
  • This and every Saturday
  • Oakland Noon Grand Lake Theatre, 3200 Grand Avenue
  • Saturday, January 10, 2009
  • San Francisco 11:00 am Civic Center Plaza, Polk between Larkin and McAllister
Need a protest sign? Check out the collection from StandWithUs.
Benny Morris - 1948: A History of the First Arab-Israeli War
  • January 27-29, 2009
  • San Francisco
  • Berkeley
  • Los Altos Hills
Categories: Events, Israel


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