Blog posts are starting to pop up from Jews discussing the Nakba as part of the No Time to Celebrate “Blog to Remember the Nakba” campaign! Other bloggers have promised to post soon, and word continues to spread farther and wider.
If you have a blog please post! If you have a suggestions for bloggers we should contact or that you’d like to contact yourself, let us know!
Here is the most recent version of the Call to Bloggers:
Do you have a blog or online journal? Please use it to help educate others about the Nakba as part of a month-long “Blog to Remember the Nakba” campaign kicking off this Passover. You can participate in this whether or not you are hooked in with a local group, all you have to do if post Nakba commemoration related content during this time as little or often as you’d like.
You can post history, news, links or personal reflections, or just the text of the “No Time To Celebrate” statement. Please share why this anniversary is important to you. Possible topics include how does the liberation-celebrating holiday of Passover relate to the ongoing “nakba”, Your personal history with these issues, reflecting on how current attacks on Gaza are a continuation of the events in 1948, highlighting a commemoration event or act of resistance or discussing what’s missing from local Israel at 60 events.
Possibly helpful resources include:
Palestinian Appeal to boycott Israel at 60 events:
The International Nakba Project: http://www.zochrot.org/index.php?id=522
Nakba 60th anniversary events: http://www.badil.org/campaign40-60/calendar/calendar.html
Electronic Intifada Nakba links: http://electronicintifada.net/bytopic/171.shtml
Short video in which Jews speak out against consensus on Israel:
Institute For Middle East Understanding-The Untold Stories: http://imeu.net/news/article001238.shtml
While this campaign is targeted towards generating Jewish action, all supporters can spread the word about this campaign online and are encouraged to write their own Naba-related posts as well.
After you post, please email us a link at notimetocelebrate (AT) gmail.com with “Blog Campaign” in the subject line.