Sunday, September 26, 2010
Jewish boat sets sail from Cyprus bound for Gaza
by Larry Geller
per tweet from @jewishboat2gaza:
A boat carrying aid for Gaza’s population and organized by Jewish groups worldwide has set sail from Cyprus today at 13:32 local time!
A boat carrying aid for Gaza’s population and organized by Jewish groups worldwide has set sail from Cyprus today at 13:32 local time
The boat, Irene, is sailing under a British flag and is carrying ten passengers and crew, including Jews from the US, the UK, Germany and Israel as well as an Israeli journalist. [jewishboattogaza.org, 9/26/2010]
The article gives details. Follow the tweet for up-to-date reports.
One item of cargo is musical instruments. Why? Because Israel prohibits their import to Gaza, according to another helpful tweet.
Absolutely wonderful news. This boat can join the U.S. boat that will be apart of the Free Gaza Flotilla in Oct.