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American Jewish Activists Protest Trump's Jerusalem Embassy Move

With traffic blocked by police, they chanted 'we will build this world with love' and 'we support freedom and dignity for all, Israelis and Palestinians'

American Jews taking part in a protest outside of the Trump International Hotel in Washington, against the opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem, May 14, 2018.
AFP PHOTO / Mandel NGAN

About 100 demonstrators, many wearing yarmulkes and T-shirts that said "young Jews reject Trump's embassy of occupation", rallied outside the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington on Monday to protest the U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem.

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With traffic blocked by police, they chanted "we will build this world with love" and "we support freedom and dignity for all, Israelis and Palestinians."

They also marched, carrying mock windows, columns and doorframes for an "Embassy of Freedom."

Jewish demonstrators march in Washington to protest U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem