The rally, titled "Stop the Syria massacre now," saw protesters urge the government to do all that it can to stop the carnage and Assad's regime.
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Singer Arkadi Duchin, who performed, told the rally: "It was important for me to be here tonight, not for any political reason – I'm simply against murder."
Protest against Syria massacre in Tel Aviv (Photo: Moti Kimchi)
Protest organizer Shirley Ingber Cohen said she was moved to organize the rally after seeing a news report about Homs.
"All I could imagine was the helplessness of Syrian mothers, who promise to always protect their children… I saw (the report), I saw Assad's animals wreak havoc and horror and grief all around them with nothing stopping them, forging ahead without the smallest sliver of human compassion… and I just couldn’t breathe."
Protest organizer Orly Bar-Lev told Ynet that "We came here tonight to be heard. It's inconceivable that people are being butchered not far from here and we remain silent.
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