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TAKE ACTION: Sign the Center's petition to President Obama urging that he withdraw funding for a Palestinian Authority/Hamas Unity Government

TAKE ACTION: Sign the Center's petition to President Obama urging that he withdraw funding for a Palestinian Authority/Hamas Unity Government


#NoToPAHamasUnity

July 1, 2014

Dear SWC Partner,

Jews around the world joined with three bereaved families and the entire House of Israel as the three innocent kidnapped and murdered teens Eyal Yifrah, Gilad Shaar, and Naftali Fraenkel were buried side-by-side, just hours ago.

President Peres eulogizing Eyal Yifrach, 19, Naftali Fraenkel, 16, and Gilad Shaar, 16.
Photo: Haim Zach

The kidnapping and murder of children demands action. 

Hamas has once again crossed a red line that defiles humanity.

We therefore ask you to join us in urging President Barack Obama to tell Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas that he must choose between peace and Hamas. There are no Hamas ‘technocrats’ only 'terrorcrats' who support its genocidal ideology.

We have heard no condemnation of this heinous crime from any Hamas official or ‘technocrat’. What we have heard are the words of Hamas MP Mushir al-Masri: “Better luck next time, God willing,” and the celebrations and distribution of sweets by some Palestinians.

Join with the Simon Wiesenthal Center's petition urging President Obama to tell Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas that he must choose between peace and Hamas. If Abbas refuses to end the unity government with Hamas, then the United States should withdraw all funding for the unity government.

The time to act is now.  -  Please sign and share this petition with friends and family around the world,

Rabbi Marvin Hier
Simon Wiesenthal Center Dean and Founder