Mitchell Plitnick, Director of Education and Policy for Jewish Voice for Peace and also a member of the S.H.I.I.T.E. List; exclaimed,
"Forty years is not just enough; it is too much!"
Another truth telling secular Jew on the S.H.I.I.T.E. List, Phyllis Bennis, who is also a journalist, author, scholar and Director of The New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies whose specialty is the Middle East and United Nations issues whom assumed the role of M.C. at the demonstration stated: