Up to 250 British Jews have joined protests organised by the Na’amod group in solidarity with Palestinians and calling for “an immediate end to the conflict in Gaza.”
The demos, which took place on Wednesday, were organised across the country by the British Jews Against Occupation group, with the largest held in central London.
They included a call to “end the occupation and oppression of Palestinians”.
Photographs later posted on Na’amod’s Twitter account appeared to confirm organisers of the fringe group’s claim that around 200 supporters had attending the demo at the capital’s Southbank.
Further photos showed smaller protests held in Bristol, Manchester, Leicester, Leeds and Newcastle.
Protestors held banners including some with read:”Inaction Is Complicity” and “Save Sheik Jarrah”.
In a statement Na’amod said: “Tonight hundreds of British Jews rallied across the country to demand Freedom from Occupation and Freedom from Violence for all in Israel-Palestine.”
The group added that the support for the protests was “unprecedented” and said “Change is coming.”
Na’amod also issued a call for “our communal leaders to join us in calling for an end to the occupation.”
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