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Statement by Federation Leadership
The cycle of violence between the Palestinians and the Israelis must end with a view toward each side respecting the right to safe and secure lives for all involved. Otherwise, it is very likely that the latest round of violence will lead to another and another and another.
Is it too unreasonable to believe that if the Hamas-led government in Gaza... Read More →
Excerpts from Middle East Daily Alerts 7/21/14
Israel Opening Field Hospital for Palestinians in Gaza (Israel Defense Forces)
The IDF will open a field hospital at the Erez Crossing on Sunday to supply medical assistance and humanitarian care to Palestinians from Gaza.
Senate Backs Israel in Conflict with Hamas (JTA)
The U.S. Senate unanimously approved a non-binding resolution in support... Read More →
Jewish Book Council – July 9, 2014
Fiction – Mysteries
Gertrude Stein Reissues Focusing on the Artistic Process
by Dina Weinstein
Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was a rule-breaking poet and writer, supporter of the arts, and salon hostess.
The... Read More →
JEWISH MOTORCYCLISTS TO RIDE IN OSWEGO
Jewish Motorcyclists Ride for Safe Haven 70th Reunion
By Judith Stander
The Jewish Motorcyclists Alliance (JMA) announces that their 10th Annual “Ride 2 Remember” Event will benefit the Safe Haven Museum & Education Center in Oswego, New York.
JMA is an umbrella organization of Jewish motorcyclists from around the world including organized... Read More →
Fact: Muslims & Jews Once Prayed Together on Temple Mount
Muslims and Jews Once Prayed Together on the Temple Mount – Khaled Diab
There is historic evidence that Muslims and Jews once prayed together on the Temple Mount. Following the surrender of Jerusalem to the Arab armies in the 7th century, Omar Ibn al-Khattab allowed Jews, who had been expelled by the Christian Byzantines, back into Jerusalem.
“There... Read More →
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