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05/12/2016

Latin American Zionist Federation Activities

 

 

 

The recent ongoing emergency situation in Israel combined with the need of Jews in the Diaspora to mobilize support for Israel at this time and Israel's right to self defense resonated strongly in Latin America, where the Zionist Federations successfully led a number of support rallies and engaged in advocacy campaigning.

 

 

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The Zionist Federation of Chile held a briefing event about "Pillar of Defense" on the evening of November 19th which included information about the situation in southernIsrael that led to the military operation. This event was organized in conjunction with the Israel Embassy inChile and other local Zionist organizations.

 

The Zionist Federation also held a pro-Israel march on November 22nd which it publicized widely. For further information about the rally, please click here.

 

The Chairman of the Zionist Federation of Chile, Yonathan Nowogrodski, also participated in a televised debate on CNN Chile.

 

 

 

 

 

       

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The Zionist Federation of Argentina launched an advocacy project inBuenos Aires to explain the security situation inIsrael today andIsrael's legitimate right to self-defense.

 

A pro-Israel demonstration on 22nd November under the banner of "The People of Israel for Peace" received wide coverage in the press and electronic media, and explanatory material was also published.

 

Watch pro-Israel demonstration on YouTube

 

Zionist Federation announcement of an update briefing on the situation in Israel


Poster invitation to attend the pro-Israel demonstration


Notice about the rally in Argentina in support of Israel

 

 

       

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The Zionist Federation of Uruguay also published a notice of support forIsrael and its action in these troubled times.

 

To read the notice of support, please click here.

 

A major demonstration and rally supporting Israel was also jointly organized by the Uruguayan Zionist Federation and the Federation of Young Zionists on November 21st, calling for the return of peace and quiet on Israel's streets under the slogan: "With Israel for Life and Peace".
 
Two short speeches were made: both stressed complete support for Israeli citizens and Israel's right to defend itself and live in peace; it was also emphasized that our enemy is the Palestinian terror organizations are, not the Palestinian people. In the closing remarks, the hope was expressed that the truce will be honored, together with the heartfelt call that peace is possible.
 
The demonstration was broadcast live by one of Montevideo's most important TV stations, and some first line local academics and politicians took part.

 

Click here to see pictures from the demostraion

 

       
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The Zionist Federation of Brazil organized an advocacy briefing with a comprehensive update on the situation inIsrael at this time and explainedIsrael's legitimate right to self-defense when under attack.

       
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