Group of Jews oppose Iran attack


More than 150 Jews around the world have signed a statement calling on Israel not to attack Iran’s nuclear facilities.


Calling it a “horrendous proposal,” the document released this week states that “only the fabrication of a Nazi-like threat seeks to provide any credibility to such a call to war.”

The letter also calls for “all opposed to a military confrontation with Iran to write their governmental representatives demanding that the State of Israel subject its nuclear facilities to international inspection and sign the nuclear non-proliferation treaty.”


Issued in English, Arabic, French and German, statement signatories include American Noam Chomsky, Israelis Avi Shlaim and Lea Tsemel and Canadian concert pianist Anton Kuerti.

The U.S.-based coordinator of the document was the Middle East Crisis Committee of Connecticut.

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