|From:||Matthew Bralow <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Sent time:||Friday, October 07, 2011 11:01:43 AM|
|Cc:||email@example.com; Steven Abramson <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Subject:||[september17discuss] Re: A plea from your neighborhood compadres|
Ocppiers, see attached. Can we PLEASE get temperature check, poll
people etc. To get consensus about this asap? BEFORE sundown?
Re: drumming, observance of high holy days... See attached
On 10/7/11, Steven Abramson <email@example.com> wrote:
> Dear Folks
> Occupy Wall Street is a movement that is taking off, gathering steam, and is
> getting worldwide attention. I live in the neighborhood and fully support
> what I have been seeing and hearing. However, I have a request.
> Please stop the drumming--it is driving people in the neighborhood crazy,
> people who are your allies and friends. We lost Zucotti Park, which we love
> in our devastated neighborhood. We are always targeted because of our
> proximity to Wall St, whether for a good cause (ie, OWS) or a bad one (Al
> Quaeda). But we gladly give the park to OWS.
> I have spoken to some folks at the site who have been kind, gracious, and
> understanding, and the drumming does stop at 10PM. But why now during the
> day? To generate excitement and people? You've done that.
> Here's another request. Tonight begins the Jewish observance of Yom Kippur,
> it is the most important day in our calendar, it is a day of remembrance,
> reflection, meditation, quiet, taking stock of one's life and changing it
> for the good of oneself, one's family, one's community, and the world.
> I ask for a 24-hour moritorium on drumming from sundown tonight to sunset
> tomorrow night, the hours of the Yom Kippur observance.
> Gratefully yours
> Steven Abramson
> 114 Liberty Street
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