September 25, 2007

OneVoice is One Word

OneVoice President Daniel Lubetzky

Last night I attended the OneVoice Blogger Meet-Up at Think Tank 3 in Manhattan. From their website,
On October 18, 2007, the Israeli and Palestinian peoples will say "enough!" - enough stalemated negotiations, enough violence and chaos, enough setbacks and excuses.
Through unprecedented, massive parallel summits in Tel Aviv and Jericho satellite-linked to locations worldwide, and supportive events in London , Washington , D.C., and Ottawa , the moderate majority will take a stand.

After an introduction by Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist, and Arianna Huffington of the Huffington Post, OneVoice President Daniel Lubetzky explained that, while traditional media has failed in spreading the word in their stand for peace in the Middle East, there is still hope with the new media reporters, like us bloggers. So far, over half a million Israelis and Palestinians have pledged their support in the One Million Voices campaign to end the conflict. We bloggers were invited to help spread their word.

Jewschool.com founder Daniel Sieradski compares notes with Craigslist founder Craig Newmark

Aryeh Goldsmith of the Jewish blog aggregator Jrants.com, Leah Jones of Accidentally Jewish, and ever present Esther K.

Heeb's Adam Baruchowitz and Etty Beke for NuYorker

Etty told me that if we took this photo, she would be the envy of all her friends in Venezuela, who happen to be Shabot 6000 fans. As opposed as I am to befriending tall, young Venezuelan Jewish girls, I reluctantly agreed to pose with her.


See more photos by Dan Sieradski

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

JR if you really aren't getting action with all these Jewlapaloozas you attend, I am shocked. I'd like to think you are getting action but it's on the DL (a shiksa?). But if you really aren't I recommend you get one of those life coaches to help you. You seem funny and aren't revolting to look at, so there shouldn't be any insurmountable problem.

Anon1

Leah said...

I am so happy to finally meet in person. I'm a long time fan of Shabot 6000, so it was a treat.

I'll thank Esther for dragging you over and thank you for calling Aryeh!