Ending Military Aid to Israel, a Workshop with Josh Ruebner

Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, will present a workshop on how to organize to challenge U.S. military aid to Israel. The workshop will cover background information on U.S. military aid to Israel, the budget process for military aid and ways to influence it, laws governing military aid and how to use them to advocate to end aid to Israel, and ways to get involved with the US Campaign’s organizing efforts to end aid to Israel, along with demonstrations of its interactive websites–http://www.aidtoisrael.org and http://www.weaponstoisrael.org–that support this campaign.

When: Monday, March 5, 12:00-1:00pm
Where: Busboys and Poets on 5th&K

Josh Ruebner

Josh Ruebner is the National Advocacy Director of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, a national coalition of nearly 350 organizations working to end U.S. support for Israel’s illegal 43-year military occupation of the Palestinian West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza Strip, and to change U.S. policy toward Israel/ Palestine to support
human rights, international law, and equality.

Ruebner is a former Analyst in Middle East Affairs at Congressional Research Service, a federal government agency providing Members of Congress with policy analysis. He holds a graduate degree in International Affairs from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC. Ruebner’s analysis and commentary on U.S. policy toward the Middle East appear frequently in media such as NBC, ABC Nightline, CSPAN, Al Jazeera, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, The Hill, Detroit Free Press, Huffington Post, Middle East Report, and more.