Time for a ceasefire
Regular readers know I've been horrified by the carnage in Israel and Lebanon and am just torn up over how my position affects on my Jewish friendships, so I was especially glad to just receive this from a friend who is as Jewish as they come.
Over the last 4 days, 200,000 people from 148 countriesSign the petition here and please pass it on. Time is of the essence.
have signed the ceasefire petition. At this rate, we could soon be the
largest global online petition in history.
The pressure is working. The global outcry over this crisis has pushed the Ambassadors to the UN Security Council to work around the clock to achieve an immediate ceasefire.
The latest word is that the Council may be close to a final vote today or tomorrow, but we've been this close before and negotiations have fallen apart. We need more pressure now to close the deal.