Protesters calling for a ceasefire in Gaza and an end to the Israel-Hamas conflict look down on fellow protestors occupying the rotunda of the Cannon House office building on Capitol Hill. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)
October 18, 2023 – The group Jewish Voice for Peace is holding a sit-in inside the Cannon House Office Building in DC. The group claims “over 350 are inside, including two dozen rabbis.”
The group chanted “Ceasefire!” and held signs reading, “Jews say ceasefire now!” The refused to leave “until Congress calls for a ceasefire in Gaza.”
Demonstrations are not allowed inside U.S. congressional buildings.
Jewish Voice for Peace activists, among other protesters, were arrested during a demonstration outside the White House on Monday.
Thanks to Nicole Darrah/Yahoo News for details.