1. Offset your tax contribution to Israeli
military occupation by making a tax-deductible contribution to support our
educational work to challenge military aid to Israel.
Donate in multiples
of $17.75 to offset your tax contribution to Israeli military occupation, that
of your family, friends, co-workers, or even everyone in your zip code!
make your tax-deductible contribution today, please click on the icon below:
Offset your tax contribution to Israeli military
occupation and we’ll send you some of these stickers (to the left) to put on your tax return envelope and other
Offset the tax contribution to Israeli military occupation of just five people
(that’s $88.75) or more, and we’ll send you the stickers and a gift DVD of the award-winning
documentary Occupation 101.
2. Sign up to organize for Tax Day
and get a special expanded Tax Day organizing packet to challenge military aid
February 2008, we’ve sent more than 1,100
packets to volunteer organizers in 48 states and Washington, DC.
(C’mon activists in Nevada
and North Dakota, what are you waiting
for? Join us!)
our Google map below showing the nearly 600
cities and towns across the country where our volunteers are organizing to
challenge military aid to Israel.
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Sign up today to
become a volunteer organizer and commit yourself to organizing for Tax Day, and
we’ll send you an expanded organizing packet which includes:
* Tax Day flyers;
Petitions to Congress;
Postcards to President Obama; and
* A DVD
of our recent Capitol Hill Policy Briefing, “Armed and Dangerous: Arms
Transfers to Israel
during the Bush Administration”
your expanded Tax Day organizing packet, please click here.
Here are some ideas of how you can organize for Tax Day:
A. Organize a Tax Day Delegation
to Meet with Your Members of Congress.
Congress are scheduled to be in their home districts for spring recess from
Assemble a delegation of concerned
constituents to meet with your Members of Congress to express your
opposition to military aid to Israel. To view a model constituent meeting request
form, click here. For tips on how to conduct a meeting with
your Members of Congress, click here.
memo to give to your Members of Congress with suggested amendment language to
ensure that future U.S.
military aid to Israel does
not contribute to Israel’s
human rights abuses of Palestinians, click
For a Power Point presentation, “Armed and Dangerous: Arms Transfers to Israel
during the Bush Administration,” which you can show your Members of Congress
during your meeting, click
If you are arranging a delegation of constituents to meet with your Members of
Congress during the spring recess, please let us know about it by clicking here.
B. Organize a Tax Day Action Outside
Your Local Post Office.
On April 15, last-minute tax filers line up at local post offices to get their
tax returns in before the deadline and local newspapers and TV stations often
show up to interview people.
This is a great opportunity to organize
an action outside of your local post office and educate the people waiting
in line how their tax dollars are being used.
We’ve created two different flyers for you to use this Tax Day which you can download
by clicking on the following links:
Tax Day Flyer #1
Tax Day Flyer
You can also download a fact sheet on U.S.
weapons used by Israel
during its recent war on the Gaza Strip by clicking
You can also download a fact sheet with background information on U.S. aid to Israel by clicking
can also arrange a public educational
event for Tax Day and screen our DVD “Armed and Dangerous: Weapons
Transfers to Israel
during the Bush Administration.”
If you are arranging a Tax Day action or educational event, please post it to
our website by clicking
here and selecting “Tax Day Event.” You can also send us a press release or other
details and photo and video from your events afterwards so that we can post
them to the website by clicking
You can view Tax Day Events on our calendar by clicking
C. Organize a Tax Day House Party.
your friends, family, co-workers, and neighbors over to your house on Tax Day
to educate them about U.S.
military aid to Israel.
Screen our educational DVD “Armed and Dangerous: Weapons Transfers to Israel during
the Bush Administration,” or give your own presentation on the subject using
our Power Point presentation, which can be downloaded by clicking
At your house party, ask all your attendees to consider making a tax-deductible
contribution to the US Campaign of $17.75 or more to offset their tax
contribution to Israeli military occupation.
In the organizing packets, we’ll include educational
materials, credit card slips, and envelopes for you to use at your house
If you’d like to make your Tax Day house party public, please post the details
to our on-line calendar by clicking here. Or find a Tax Day event near you on our
calendar by clicking
forget to sign up to organize for Tax Day and get an organizing packet by clicking here.
don’t forget to offset your tax contribution to Israeli military occupation by
making a tax-deductible contribution of $17.75 or more by clicking on the icon below:
Yes We Can…End Military Aid to Israel!
Yes We Can Have a Policy toward
Palestine/Israel of Human Rights!