Yesterday in Tel Aviv, amidst all the commotion in preparation for his concert, Sir Paul McCartney sat down with staff and youth leaders from OneVoice Israel.
At the meeting, McCartney said, "My father told me that regular people don't like wars and don't want conflict. I'm not a politician – I just want to bring a message of peace. In every place I perform I see that people want the same thing" -- echoing OneVoice's stance that the majority of Israelis and Palestinians are moderates who simply wish to live their lives in peace and prosperity, free from violence, conflict, and occupation.
In support of the movement's mission – to empower ordinary Israelis and Palestinians to push for peace and a two state solution – McCartney and members of his band wore the OneVoice pin at last night's concert.
McCartney spent the day before in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem, bringing his message of peace to Palestine as well. We are thrilled to have his support.
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