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Huge Nakba Ad to Crash Israel B-Day Celebration on National Mall

May 30th, 2008


Attendees at this Sunday’s “Israel@60: A Capital Celebration” on the National Mall in Washington, DC will find an uninvited guest at their party: a giant 10x22 foot mobile billboard commemorating the Nakba.To watch a video of our billboard in action on the streets of DC, please click here.

To view pictures of the billboard, please click here.

The mobile billboard features a work by Palestinian artist Nidal El Khairy entitled “60 Years of Nakba”.To learn more about the artist and his piece, which is featured in our on-line gallery “Expressions of Nakba”, please click here.

The billboard will be traveling around our nation’s capital for a week, educating thousands of tourists, government employees, and K Street lobbyists about Israel’s ethnic cleansing of Palestinians in 1948 and Palestinian refugees’ right of return. We’re even taking the ad to the offices of AIPAC, ZOA, ADL and other organizations that support Israel’s human rights abuses of Palestinians!

We invite all of our DC-area friends to come out to the National Mall this Sunday afternoon to check out our mobile billboard in action.And while you’re there, from 12-2PM, the Coalition for Justice and Accountability, a member group of the US Campaign, is putting together a Nakba commemoration.For more details and to get involved, click here.

We need your support to continue our creative educational programs on the Nakba and other projects such as challenging military aid to Israel, running corporate accountability campaigns against Motorola and Caterpillar, and organizing a high-profile anti-apartheid speaking tour this fall.

Donate $20 or more today and we’ll send you a suitable-to-frame copy of our New York City Nakba awareness ad.Please make your generous tax-deductible donation now by clicking here.

Speaking of our Nakba ad in New York, copies of them have been strategically placed to coincide with the route of this Sunday’s “Salute to Israel Parade” so that everyone coming to celebrate Israel will be reminded (or educated) that Israel was established through an act of ethnic cleansing.If you appreciate these types of educational efforts, then please make a generous tax-deductible contribution to keep us going by clicking here.

Our New York ad campaign is starting to make the news.Find out why the Jewish Telegraphic Agency is fretting about “What to Tell the Kids When Protesters Mar Israel Celebrations”. Read more news stories about our New York ad campaign by clicking here.

To view pictures of our ads in the streets of Manhattan, please click here.

Again, if you appreciate our creative educational campaigns to raise awareness about the Nakba, then please make a generous tax-deductible contribution today by clicking here.Don’t forget that we’ll send you a copy of our New York Nakba ad with your contribution of $20 or more if you click here.