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  This report was presented by Joelle Fishman, chair of the Political Action Commission, to the National Board meeting, June 2, 2021. I would like to start by quoting the first and only Palestinian member of Congress, Rashida Tlaib from Detroit. Speaking on the House floor in opposition to military aid or money to Israel, she said: “I am a reminder to colleagues that Palestinians do indeed exist, that we are humans. My ancestors and current family in Palestine deserve the world to hear their history without obstruction. . . . We must, with no hesitation, demand that our country recognizes the unconditional support of Israel has enabled the erasure of Palestinian life and the denial of the rights of millions of refugees.” I would also like to start by quoting the newly elected Rep. Cori Bush from St. Louis, MO, the first member of Congress who is a leader…

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Taking action on Palestine