NJ Peace Action

Ordinary people working together to eliminate nuclear weapons, reduce military spending, support global peacemaking and restore the well being of our planet.

Tikkun editor challenges Israel’s critics on Left; Liberal activist urges Obama to ‘reassure’ both sides in conflict

“Homeland security can come from our caring for others, not our domination of others,” Michael Lerner said before members of NJ Peace Action. by Robert Wiener NJJN Staff Writer April 30, 2009 Speaking in New Jersey, political activist Rabbi Michael Lerner called on the Obama administration to “reassure both sides — the Israeli and the Palestinian people — that we are not against either of them so that both sides feel safe enough to make serious concessions.” ... Lerner spoke before several hundred members of NJ Peace Action on Sunday at the Regency House in North Pompton Plains.

About New Jersey Peace Action

Peace Action is the nation's largest grass roots organization. It was founded as SANE (later to become SANE/Freeze) in 1957.

Our goals are:

  • Abolish Nuclear War
  • Promote a more peaceful economy
  • Bring an end to weapons trafficking
  • Encourage non-military solutions to international conflicts
  • Promote conflict resolution at all levels.
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