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Sir Paul McCartney: Israelis and Palestinians deserve peace

Friday, December 06, 2013

Paul McCartney is pledging to support a Middle East peace initiative because "Israelis and Palestinians deserve peace," he said. McCartney announced on his Twitter feed that all donations made to the organization, One Voice, will be doubled beginning today.

Former Beatles member and British music sensation Sir Paul McCartney is pledging to support a Middle East peace initiative because "Israelis and Palestinians deserve peace," he said. As of Thursday December 5, McCartney announced on hisTwitter feed that all donations made to the organization, OneVoice, will be doubled beginning December 5th. The youth organization, OneVoice, aimed at educating Israeli and Palestinian youth in Middle East conflict resolution, has developed a Youth Leadership Program, and have set a fundraising goal of £260,000, of which as of Thursday, £15,266 had been raised.I support @OneVoice in trying to build peace in the Middle East. All donations to help that happen are now DOUBLED! OneVoice CEO Laura Tlinovsky said in a statement that McCartney's support of the motion is a boost not only to us but to the political process. "I call on everyone to join us and strengthen this political process. "

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Source: Jerusalem Post

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