March for Israel - November 14

National Jewish organizations are calling on Jews from around the country to travel to Washington, D.C., on Nov. 14 for a mass pro-Israel rally they hope will rival major Jewish demonstrations in 2002 and 1987 in size and impact.

The March for Israel has three goals, according to Eric Fingerhut, CEO of Jewish Federations of North America, which is organizing the rally jointly with the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.

Participants will be demanding for the return of the estimated 240 hostages Hamas terrorists abducted during its Oct. 7 attack on Israel, Fingerhut said. They will also be calling for efforts to combat antisemitism, which has spiked worldwide since the attack. And they will be demonstrating their support for the unabashed backing Israel has so far received from both parties in Congress and the Biden administration.

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Things You Can Do at Home

Turn Your House Lights Blue

Grab a blue light bulb for any or all of your front lights to show your support for Israel! Please send your photos to JFED KC.

Set an Empty Seat

Set your table with the hostages in mind and keep an empty seat. Please send your photos to JFED KC.

Ribbons on Your Trees

Wrap blue ribbons around your trees to show your support for the hostages. Please send your photos to JFED KC.

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