Memorial Day Peace Rally 2023
No to War, No to Fascism
– The Progressive and Veterans for Peace –
at Gates of Heaven
- Emcee Norm Stockwell, publisher of The Progressive
- Keynote Speaker Matt Rothschild, executive director of Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, former editor and publisher of The Progressive
Music by Old Cool
Speakers: Father David Couper, Daryl Sherman, Paul McMahon and Will Williams
- Bagpipes by Sean Michael Dargan
Thank you for everyone involved in making this event possible, and much appreciation to everyone who was able to join us. Thanks to Norm and The Progressive for producing the video. Photos from the event by Phil Fransen.
As we leave the event, we lay carnations at the base of the memorial for the actions of the Lincoln Brigade a who resisted fascism and promoted freedom.
Critical thought trumps fascism.
Gates of Heaven Synagogue
James Madison Park
302 E. Gorham Street
Madison, WI 53703
“As people pass the little chapel in James Madison Park, few realize that the chapel was built in 1863. First located at 214 West Washington Avenue, it was designed and built by the first group of Jewish immigrants to arrive in Madison…”
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