New Jersey Coalition Against War on Iraq



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Page last updated December 08, 2004

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For actions and vigils that are "Suspended until further notice," the contact information is there so you can still get in touch with the local organizer. It is a likely that some of these vigils will get reactivated as the empire is certainly marching toward more conquests.

Pledge to stand an hour a week against the war on Iraq today!

"Suspended until further notice"
Every Wednesday, 6:30 to 7:30, at the corner of Rt. 47 (Broad St.) and 77 (Pearl St.),
in front of the new State office complex
Sponsored by the Cumberland County Green Party  

Every Saturday, noon to 2 pm, peace vigil at Rt. 38 and Cherry Hill Mall Drive
Cherry Hill

Sponsors: Greater Camden Unity Coalition and South Jersey Campaign for Peace and Justice among others.

Michael Scheinberg Voice: 856-854-5618 mailto: /

Every Friday, 6-7pm, on Halstead Street
just to the south of the playground next to the Clinton Community Center.  Parking in the community center lot, or in the library lot.  Bring a hate-free sign, musical instruments, and of course, friends and family.   Questions, please call Deedee Eisenberg 908 832- 9334. 

Every Saturday, 6-7pm,
at the
Clock across the street from Cafe Rock on the corners of North Union Ave., North Ave. and Eastman St:
Vigil Against War on Iraq,. 
For more information, contact Leigh Davis (908) 272-8487

Every Saturday, 12:30 - 1 pm
, at Unitarian Society Building at 176 Tices Lane
For now, contact: Virginia Ahearn, , (201) 704-2505
Central Jersey Coalition Against Endless War

All are invited to join the vigil. Anyone interested in adding his or her name to a petition that will be sent to President Bush should stop by. Information about the growing national peace movement is available. Elizabeth Peace Action, please call Paula Borenstein, 908.289.3584 /

Every Saturday, 12 noon to 1pm Main (west) Gate of Ft. Monmouth on Rt. 35 in Eatontown.
Directions: Exit 109 GS Pkwy, go east (left from Pkwy South, right from Pkwy North), follow Rt 520 to end, right on Broad St. - follow for a mile (about) to Ft. Monmouth.  Park at Municipal Parking lot (block south of Gate)  Take Rt. 71 jug handle off Rt 35 onto Rt 71 for very short distance to parking lot.  Picket / Vigil Against War on Iraq.  Contact Rob Moir at .

Every Wednesday, 5 - 6 pm, on the sidewalk in front of the Historic County Courthouse on Main Street.
If you know people in Hunterdon County who would like to attend please let them know.  Contact: Holly Hatch, 908-284-9034,

Every Saturday, 12-1pm, corner of River and Anderson St. NE Corner by Johnson Park. 
Vigil against war on Iraq.
Park on River St. for  Johnson Park, a half block from Sears parking lot.  Coordinated by Pax Christi.  For info, contact Meg Otchy,   201-678-0556.

Every Friday, 6-7:30 pm, Main Street between Jiggershop and Sound Effects
Contact: Walter Reinhardt Jr. 908-852-5776

Every Saturday is the Iraq Memorial Wall Vigil, 11AM-12:30 at Route 27 and the Albany St. Bridge
(alongside the Raritan River). Set up in conjunction with the Central Jersey Coalition Against Endless War.
Also, see
the Iraq Memorial Wall web site

"Suspended until further notice"

Each Saturday, Anti-War Demonstrations, (Shop Rite) Corner of Amwell Road & 206.
February 22, 1 - 3 pm, demonstration times will shift to 2-3 pm in March Sponsored by SPEAK OUT AGAINST US WAR ON IRAQ! Contact Bob Witanek 908-281-7873
Somerset Voices for Peace and Justice
, Susan Johanesen (908) 281-6108


Hudson County Coalition for Peace and Justice calendar for the next month
For more info call 201-714-5408 /
/ /

Sunday, March 23 and every Sunday thereafter until the War on Iraq ends, 7-8pm. 
The Imagine Candlelight Vigil will begin this Sunday at the pier on the waterfront in Keyport (exit 117 of GSP, off Rt. 36 East). It will continue each Sunday until the end of US hostilities against Iraq.  Contact Eileen Sembrot 732-335-8589, .  Park in lot opposite pier.

Every Friday night, 7:30 - 9 pm
Every Friday night, rotating locations in downtown Lambertville, the Lambertville Coalition for Peace meets to plan activities and events. Currently working on getting an anti-war City Council Resolution passed.  Contact: Christa Tinari, /  609-397-7290


Every Sunday; Corner of Fort Lee and Broad Avenue, 4:30-5pm, We stand silently with a sign "Vigil for Peace" and have conversations thereafter. Linda Cirino  Co-sponsored by Bergen County Peace and Justice Coalition.


Every Sunday, 7:00 PM  - Weekly candlelight vigils every Sunday at Freedom Plaza, located at the corner of Main Street and Woodbridge Avenue in Metuchen, NJ. Parking available at Metuchen train station, right next to Freedom Plaza.  Bring Candles.  There will be weekly vigils every Sunday night. Any one who wishes to speak may. Organized by the Metuchen Students for Social Justice.  Contact Mike Pasxamant, 732-549-5484


Every Friday, 3:30-5pm

Corner of Church St. and Bloomfield Ave
Contact: Joanne Ceraso Phone: (973) 746-9576


Every Friday, 6:00 pm

Morristown, Morristown Green
Contact: Susan Berkowits Phone:(973)334-3826


Second Sunday of Each Month

Peace Vigil
11:30AM on Sun. Aug. 8th to conclude the Summer;
12:30 for Sun Sept. 12th, Sun. Oct 10th, and so on.
New Brunswick, at George & Livingston Ave, The Fountain.

Also, see Central Jersey Coalition Against Endless War


Every Friday, 6 7 pm, Newton Square on the Green

Parking available around the square

Bring poster, candle, instrument, or just yourself

Weekly peace vigil, periodic meetings with speakers or to view videos.
Contact: Litsa Binder Email:  

"Suspended until further notice"

Every Saturday, 11:45am - 1pm, on Stelton Road at Rt. 287
Contact: Rich Sroczynski, (732) 563-0449

Piscataway High School - Every Wednesday at Municipal Complex (corner of Sidney Rd and Hoes Ln) 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Hello all, I spoke with my fellow protestors at Piscataway High School, who are very strong in their desire to make our vigil a weekly event, and also with the principal. He understands that he has no legal authority to stop or hinder the protest, and he agrees that it is important for students to have a forum for expressing their opinions. His only concern is the safety of the protestors. For that reason, he wants the Piscataway Police Dept to continue sending at least one plainclothes officer to keep an eye on the vigil. I told him that would be fine. So, there will be a vigil from 2:15 - 3:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Piscataway Municipal Complex (the corner of Sidney Rd and Hoes Ln in Piscataway, NJ). Please bring signs, musical instruments, peace flags, American flags, etc. People are welcome to park in the church parking lot on Hoes Lane or in the Municipal Complex parking lot on Sidney Rd. We would love to have as many adults as possible. I know quite a few adults who attend the mosque on Hoes Ln have expressed a desire to go (which would be great!) If you have any other questions (including directions), I would be happy to provide the info - Sarah Howard


Every Saturday, 12 1 pm, Friends Meeting House, 225 Watchung Ave.
Contact: Sylvia Zisman, Phone: (973) 376-5629


Every Friday, 5 - 6:30 pm, Drum Protest along Nassau Street Near Tiger Park. 
March along sidewalk up and down Nassau Street distributing literature, chanting, banging drums and carrying signs.  The idea is to rally the youth who gather in that area to join forces to oppose the war.  Initiated and organized by Montgomery High School Students who have formed Youth Against Exploitation, War and Racism (YAEWAR).  Endorsed by SPEAK OUT AGAINST THE US WAR ON IRAQ!  For more information, contact Mark Rahman at or call 908-874-8461 or 908-281-7873.  You can also e-mail .
"Suspended until further notice"

Every Saturday, 1-2 pm, Palmer Square
Peace Demonstration. Bring a sign, an instrument, a friend or just yourself!!

Sponsors: Princeton Peace Network ( mailto: / )

and the Coalition for Peace Action (  / )


"Suspended until further notice"
Every Thursday, 6-7 p.m., Weekly Vigil at the Somerset County Courthouse on Main Street. 
For information: Susan Johanesen, 908-281-6108.


High School Student Meeting

Every Thursday, 2:20 pm

@ Eastern Regional High School in Voorhees, NJ off of Laurel Oak Road in the Senior High School Room 410.  Eastern High School students are gathering for our first meeting on how to actively resist the war as teenagers, any high school student is welcome; come directly to the room . 
Progressive Student Alliance, Mollie Herman, Jessica Le Beau, 19 Bryce Road, Voorhees, NJ 08043 Voorhees, NJ Eastern High School, 856-751-7533, 856- 424 - 3385   / list serve:

Group was just recently formed, however we have a list of objectives. right now we are organizing weekly meetings, and hoping to have a number of students attend the rally on January 18th.  A few members regularly attend the Route 38 vigils near the Cherry Hill Mall.  Joining the Greater Camden Unity Coalition on their bus for the January 18th rally, anyone high school student interested should see a contact person.

Each Thursday, 7pm, m
eet in front of Paneras located on E. Broad Street
Vigil against the war in Westfield.  For more info, contact Gloria Deodato at (908) 654-5994

"Suspended until further notice"

Every Monday, 6:30 - 7:30 pm,
corner of Rt 45 (Main St) and Rt 40
Sponsored by Woodstown Friends Meeting, Contact: Priscilla Lamont 856-769-3381

Pledge to stand an hour a week against the war on Iraq today!

Fill out the pledge form and we will find you some action in which to participate!

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