B'nai B'rith House Receive Tribute Medicine Coupons by Charles Myrick of ACRX http://www.acrx.org .” Enjoy a brief recap of this great organization doing a fantastic service in the community!” -Charles Myrick – President and CEO of American Consultants Rx Inc.-Phar… By: charles myrick
Joe Biden Uses Anti-Semitic Slur, Denounced By Anti-Defamation League “The Anti-Defamation League, a nonprofit that fights antisemitism, is denouncing Vice President Joe Biden for deploying what they called a medieval stereotype about Jews. Biden used… By: The Young Turks
A laconic man who abhors hysteria, the president of France’s CRIF umbrella of Jewish communities is not naturally inclined to emphasize his community’s fear in public, preferring to underscore French Jewry’s achievements and capacity to prosper despite recent hardships.
AUSTIN, Texas — The long-running ideological dispute over what gets taught in Texas classrooms flared anew over proposed history textbooks Tuesday, with academics decrying lessons they said exaggerate the importance of Christian values on the nation’s Founding Fathers while conservatives complained of anti-American, pro-Islam biases.
By WILL WEISSERT Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The long-running ideological dispute over what gets taught in Texas classrooms flared anew over proposed history textbooks Tuesday, with academics decrying lessons they said exaggerate the importance of Christian values on the nation’s Founding Fathers while conservatives complained of anti-American, pro-Islam biases. The Board of Education will approve new history textbooks for the state’s 5-plus million public school students in November.
Vice President Joe Biden drew fire from a prominent Jewish group on Tuesday after he described unscrupulous bankers who prey on servicemen and servicewomen deployed overseas as “Shylocks” — a term frequently condemned as an anti-Semitic caricature.
Two of President Dwight Eisenhower’s granddaughters aren’t happy with the revised design of the memorial dedicated to him. The edits that architect Frank Gehry made to the proposed President Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial haven’t left the Eisenhower family feeling warm and fuzzy, Whispers has learned.
By KARIN LAUB Associated Press RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) – The Palestinian economy is expected to contract for the first time in seven years in 2014, the result of the recent Gaza war, continued Israeli and Egyptian restrictions on Palestinian trade and a drop in foreign aid, the World Bank said Tuesday. The bank issued the report ahead of a meeting next week of donor nations to the Palestinians on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly
NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education and the World Jewish Congress will be supporting the official observance of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz with Auschwitz: The Past is Present, a global communication and education program
Efforts to begin rebuilding the Gaza Strip could start soon, two weeks after Palestinian and Israeli leaders agreed to an open-ended cease-fire. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced Thursday that he reached a deal with Israel and the United Nations that would allow necessary construction materials to enter the strip. In a televised statement, Abbas said a former Palestinian minister and a U.N