Category: Israel, Peace & Reconciliation

Jewish Students Harassed on U.S. College Campuses in 2018

I’ve written about the growing confrontational climate and anti-Semitism on college campuses before and unfortunately, there’s no good news, it’s still ugly, but having to attend a meeting recently by “Knowledge for College,” preparing our Jewish teens for the anti-Semitism and the intimidation they will face on college campuses rankled my nerves. Where is the…

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Israel Helps Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Harvey and Mexico’s Earthquake Victims

Israel Helps Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Harvey and Mexico’s Earthquake Victims Israel, the Little Engine that could — helps victims from Hurricane Harvey, then survivors from Mexico’s 8.1 earthquake, and now Hurricane Irma. Unfortunately, all Israelis have advanced degrees in tragedy — but one benefit is they know how to help in urgent, stressful situations. After…

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Concerns that Israel is Facing the Third Intifada are Put on Hold For Now

Thankfully the resounding answer to my question in my last blog, “Jerusalem 101 Part III: Friday, Will Muslim and Jewish Prayers End in Violence?” is NO.  After the weeks of violence, and the metal detectors and cameras being removed — the following Friday night, important to both Jews and Muslims passed quietly. Thank God, the…

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