A coalition of activist groups and Marxist political parties came together in Athens Park in Astoria Queens to protest the Israeli attack on Lebanon and occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. About 200 people marched from Athens Park through Astoria then back to Athens Park for a rally. This was a diverse groups of people centered on Israeli aggression in the Middle East but encompassing a number of issues, including the American occupation of Iraq and the harassment of immigrant groups here in the United States.