Feb 13, 2024
Good morning, all! I hope everyone is warm and healthy. Howard Horwitz, Chair of the Board of WESPAC Foundation was recently interviewed by media about his Jewish identity and how that relates to his peace and justice work and his relationship with and tenure at...
Jan 23, 2024
I have consulted with Brook and have received some messages from concerned singers about road conditions. Some of our members are coming from Northern Westchester. We may have freezing rain this evening and it is best for everyone to remain safe. We will launch...
Jan 20, 2024
Threefold Community Farm seeks a full-time Vegetable Grower and Co-Manager of Farm Operations with extensive knowledge of regenerative farming practices, excellent communication skills, servant leadership capacities, proficiency with tractor and/or draft power, and...
Jan 20, 2024
Via Kenneth Chamberlain Junior: I'm reaching out on behalf of Shatirra Lee, a Health Educator with the Urban League of Westchester. She and I were having a conversation about the pressing issue of opioid overdoses and community safety, Shatirra expressed a valuable...
Jan 20, 2024
WESPAC is a member of the NYS Community Equity Agenda: The NYS Community Equity Agenda released the following statement in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)’s announcement of its proposed rule on overdraft fees: “We applaud the CFPB for...
Jan 8, 2024
Hello and Happy New Year, WESPACers! Please enjoy this month's newsletter here
Jan 2, 2024
Happy New Years! Starting in the second half of January, WESPAC will be hosting the Solidarity Singers. Singing... builds community elevates the energy of direct action is profound self care ties us to social justice movements historically and internationally is...
Dec 18, 2023
12-year-old Dunia lost her leg in an Israeli airstrike that killed her whole family. We filmed this video with Dunia during the seven-day truce, and yesterday an Israeli tank-fired shell killed her while she was recovering in Naser Hospital in Khan Younis....
Dec 18, 2023
WESPACers are attending a rally Thursday in NYC with Adalah Justice Project (AJP), United Auto Workers (UAW) Region 9A, NYC Democratic Socialists of America (NYC-DSA), Jewish Voice for Peace-NY (JVP-NY), Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM), Bangladeshi Americans for...
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Multiple NYT sources tell me that the paper is now cutting ties with Anat Schwarz after her social media history — “turn Gaza into a slaughterhouse” — was exposed. Her explosive article shaped public understanding of 10/7 yet the team at The Daily has still been unable to produce…
Yesterday, anti-Netanyahu & anti-war protests rocked Tel Aviv in a way they haven’t since before October 7th. Hostage families & many others came out to stand up to the government.
And the government responded violently.
Incredible video by Eli Katzoff capturing the protests:
I wish he hadn’t done it because we need him, but burning yourself alive to stop a genocide is more rational, human and understandable than the world carrying on during genocides like everything is normal.
The first appropriate headline I’ve seen on Aaron Bushnell today is from Spain’s daily sports newspaper.
At the age of 23, after graduating from Columbia University and working briefly for PBS, I went through 7 rounds of interviews and finally landed a job at the NYT as a news producer.
On my 3rd day on the job, on the graveyard shift which was from 5pm-2am I had to fill out some…
As people rushed to try and save his life, an Israeli embassy agent held a gun fixed on Aaron Bushnell following his self-immolation.
BREAKING: more than 4,000 artists are calling for genocidal Israel to be excluded from the Venice Biennale, one of the world's biggest and most prestigious arts exhibitions.