The LGBT Center in NYC is getting a flood of calls from right-wing Zionists who are slandering the Israeli Apartheid Week event there on March 5 as “anti-Semitic.” They are threatening to boycott and defund the Center, which has been an extraordinary space for free speech and democracy for decades.
I am writing a statement for activists to sign on to and circulate now, but all the calls right now are coming from hard-core Zionists. Please take a moment to call the Executive Director, Glennda Testone 212-620-7310 x419, and ask her to keep the Center as a free and open space for all and not cave to wealthy supporters of Israeli apartheid. Here’s the Zionists’ press release:
Sherry Wolf, author Sexuality and Socialism; International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network