#StandWithUs prevented from arranging memorial at Hyatt Chicago hotel where JVP is holding annual meeting featuring convicted terrorist

LEGAL INSURRECTION
Jewish Voice for Peace blocks memorial for Rasmea Odeh victims
by William A. Jacobson
March 20, 2017

Rasmea Odeh, a military member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, was convicted in 1970 in Israel for the 1969 bombing of the SuperSol supermarket that killed two Hebrew University students, Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner. Rasmea also was convicted of the attempted bombing of the British consulate…Rasmea will be a featured speaker at the 2017 annual meeting of Jewish Voice for Peace in Chicago, March 31st – April 2nd. The pro-Israel group StandWithUs wanted to rent space at the Hyatt Chicago McCormick hotel where the JVP annual meeting is being held to be used as a memorial to Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner. But JVP blocked the memorial, according to a Press Release issued by StandWithUs. READ MORE

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