Celebrities asked to join Freedom flotilla 2

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 22, 2010 19:20

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

European athletes and celebrities are being asked to join Freedom Flotilla 2, which plans another run at the Gaza blockade in September, reported London-based Arabic newspaper al-Hayat Thursday.

World-cup winning Spanish soccer captain Iker Casillas and tennis star Rafael Nadal are two figures named as possible candidates by al-Hayat. Both figures protested against Operation Cast Lead in 2008.

"You will find it impossible to join people and laugh after you see what is happening in the Gaza Strip," Casillas said according to the Fars News Agency.

Al-Hayat said the flotilla organizers are in contact with a number of famous soccer players and hopes to convince them to join the flotilla.

Related Content

Breaking news
August 14, 2018
At least 20 dead, 16 injured in Italy bridge collapse, official says

By REUTERS