GayandRight

My name is Fred and I am a gay conservative living in Ottawa. This blog supports limited government, the right of the State of Israel to live in peace and security, and tries to expose the threat to us all from cultural relativism, post-modernism, and radical Islam. I am also the founder of the Free Thinking Film Society in Ottawa (www.freethinkingfilms.com)

Friday, June 25, 2010

Here's a real freedom flotilla....

We need to be more forceful in demands for Gilad Shalit's release...
Waving Israeli and U.S. flags and posters of Gilad Shalit, hundreds of Jewish activists on eight ships sailed up the East River to the United Nations on Thursday to call for action on behalf of the Israeli soldier held captive by Hamas for four years.

The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations organized two large passenger boats and several groups joined the flotilla on sailboats and other pleasure craft as it rounded lower Manhattan from the West Side. The flotilla set sail on the eve of the fourth anniversary of Shalit’s capture.

The protestors sang “Od Gilad Chai” — Gilad is still alive — and other Hebrew songs, accompanied on one boat by music from singer and guitarist Gershon Veroba.

“Hopefully the world is watching and they will understand that there is a young man whose life is in jeopardy that we can’t forget about,” said Liora Saba of Manhattan as the Queen of Hearts, the second ship in the flotilla, approached the UN.
They need to go to Gaza...

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