The Jewish people have had a long, tumultuous history of migration that started with Abraham and the move from Mesopotamia to Canaan, and has continued ever since with the Jews fleeing from place to place. For the past 130 years, the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) has assisted Jewish refugees while promoting Jewish values. Lisa Adler, director of board development and Jewish communal engagement for the organization, will give a talk titled, “Learning from the Jewish Migration Experience” on Dec
‘Learning from the Jewish Migration Experience’ at White Meadow Temple in Rockaway Township
December 18, 2013 15 Tevet, 5774 Torah Portion: Shemos Exodus 1:1-6:1 Haftorah: Isaiah 27:6-28:13, 29:22-23 “The Way of G-d” Part 1: “The Fundamental Principles of Reality” Ch.
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ADL Joins Court Fight Over Tucson Ethnic Studies Program Phoenix, AZ, November 25, 2013 The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) joined the University of California Berkeleys Chief Earl Warren Institute for Law and Social Policy (Warren Institute) in filing an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today. The case (Acosta v
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Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Why I went back to Camp By Suzye M. Kleiner Then I found myself back at camp at the age of 42. Though I love the independence that camp instills in children, my second son Josh just couldnt attend camp without me.My six years of camp were memorable milestones in my childhood.
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Crazed Israeli protester disrupts Wagner symposium in Jerusalem
For other places with the same name, see West Bank (disambiguation). The West Bank is a Palestinian territory under Israeli occupation with areas of Palestinian Autonomous Control pockmarked with Israeli military/civilian settlements in the Middle East between Israel and Jordan, to the north of the Dead Sea. It forms the larger portion of the semi-autonomous Palestinian Territories (the smaller being the Gaza Strip).
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Dec. 16, 2013 Prince Turki al-Faisal, former intelligence chief of Saudi Arabia, blasts Obama administration for indecision and loss of credibility with Middle East allies, saying American efforts to secure a peace deal between Israelis and Palestinians cannot succeed without clear commitment from Pres Obama.MORE Growing campaign among American professors to isolate Israel reaches a milestone when the American Studies Assn’s national council is expected to reveal whether its members endorse an academic boycott of Israel to protest the country’s treatment of Palestinians.MORE Israeli government shelves plan to resettle tens of thousands of Bedouin citizens in the Negev desert that had drawn international condemnation; plan spawned street demonstrations across the country and lost the support of lawmakers from the governing coalition as well.MORE Speaker of Israels Parliament orders a blood-collection crew to leave the legislatures premises after it turns down an offer of a blood donation from an Ethiopian-born lawmaker.MORE Representatives of Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority sign agreement to build a Red Sea-Dead Sea water project that is meant to benefit all three parties; project addresses two problems: acute shortage of clean water in the region and the rapid contraction of the Dead Sea.MORE Israel has agreed to restart the transfer of construction materials to the Gaza Strip after eight-week hiatus; country is under pressure from the United Nations amid a mounting economic and humanitarian crisis in Gaza.MORE Op-Ed article by journalist David Patrikarakos contends nuclear deal gives America an opportunity to think about a gradual realignment of its Middle East policy, one that aims to reintegrate Iran into the international fold; maintains doing so will transform an enemy into an ally and also be good for the United States, Israel and the Iranian people.MORE Secretary of State John Kerry seeks to advance stalled talks between Israelis and Palestinians by providing American ideas about how to protect Israel’s security if an independent Palestinian state is established.MORE American officials plan to present the Israeli Prime Min Benjamin Netanyahu with detailed ideas about security arrangements on the West Bank under a possible peace agreement with the Palestinians.MORE
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Denying that mass killings of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey in 1915 were genocide is not a criminal offence, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday in a case involving Switzerland. The court, which upholds the 47-nation European Convention on Human Rights, said a Swiss law against genocide denial violated the principle of freedom of expression. The ruling has implications for other European states such as France which have tried to criminalize the refusal to apply the term genocide to the massacres of Armenians during the breakup of the Ottoman empire
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Denying Armenian ‘genocide’ is not a crime, European court rules