January 12, 2009
VIDEO: Pro-Israel demonstrators at Federal Building on Sunday
Large numbers of pro-Israel demonstrators crowded the corner of Wilshire Blvd. and Veteran Ave. in Westwood on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 11 to support Israel’s recent actions in Gaza. Among the supporters were several Jewish organizations, elected officials and community members from all over Los Angeles.
Speakers included Roz Rothstein, International Director, StandWithUs; Esther Renzer, International President, StandWithUs; Sam Glaser, Singer; Cantor Ron Li-Paz, Valley Outreach Congregation; Gil Artzyeli , Deputy Consul General of Israel in Los Angeles; Councilmember Jack Weiss, 5th District; Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, 3rd District; Shoham Nicolet, Executive Director, Israel Leadership Council; Chaim Linder, Council of Israeli Community; John R. Fishel, President, Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles; Patricia Johnson, Israel-Christian Nexus; and Rabbi David Wolpe - Sinai Temple
Video by VideoJew Jay Firestone