Video: Crashing The JNF Fundraiser to “Plant a Tree for Palestine”


On Monday 16 May, the Jewish National Fund (JNF) held a fundraiser at the Lincoln Center in New York City featuring the Broadway play “Scottsboro Boys.” Since the JNF plant trees and forests over ethnically-cleansed Palestinian villages to try and erase traces of their existence we – Existence is Resistance, Artists Against Apartheid, StoptheJNF.org and Max Blumenthal among others – decided to bring trees to give away. Each sapling was labeled with the name of a village that was cleansed in Palestine along with the date (some of which were before 15 May 1948) to “Plant for Palestine.”

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What a stellar, educative action - congratulations :)

Ali Abunimah

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Co-founder of The Electronic Intifada and author of The Battle for Justice in Palestine, now out from Haymarket Books.

Also wrote One Country: A Bold-Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse. Opinions are mine alone.