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‘True Freedom Flotilla’ publicizing plight of Gilad Shalit sails past U.N. and Statue of Liberty

Malcolm Hoenlein (right), Executive Vice Chair of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, and Ambassador Gabriela Shalev (center), Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations, present Rosemary Mackey of the American Red Cross NY Chapter with a humanitarian aid package for Gilad Shalit, including food, books, underwear, socks, a sweatshirt and glasses.

NEW YORK (Press Release)–Hundreds of protesters in a “True Freedom Flotilla” sailed past the Statue of Liberty and the United Nations on Thursday with signs calling for the release of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit from his Gaza captivity.  For more information, please see previous story.

Demonstrators aboard boat in East River display signs at United Nations headquarters

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Preceding provided by the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

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