“OCCUPY WALL STREET, NOT PALESTINE” November 12, 2011Posted by wmmbb in Israel-Palestine.
The apparent consensus of the major political parties on the injustice in Palestine and the opposition to the recognition of a Palestinian state by the United States is staggering.
Understandably many Holocaust survivors were traumatized by their experience, which could not be wished on any group of people. There has been less sympathy for the trauma suffered by the Palestinians. This experience continues to the present with no end in sight.
At same time the numbers of Holocaust survivors are thinning, much like the veterans of the Second World War. Some young Americans have been to Israel and experienced the situation there first hand. The Occupy Wall Street Movement has given them a critique and method for expressing their views as in the following video (via War In Context):
Peace and Justice Studies Association provides a short documentary, Bridges over Blood by Ose Oyamanden focusing on Sdierot and Gaza.