Keyword: Israel
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What is Black Lives Matter? Black Lives Matter (BLM) is a non-centralized grassroots social justice movement organized by regional chapters urging society to value Black lives and recognize their marginalization. more
When Tel Aviv native Guy Hanuka enrolled at Johnson & Wales University, he was already an experienced baker. Hanuka graduated from JWU last year with an Associate of Sciences degree in Baking … more
What would Israel be without Jerusalem? Until June 10, 1948, it seemed that Israel would not have possession of the Holy City. That is the date when the months-long siege of Jerusalem was … more
Or Cohen, the Jewish Agency’s shlichah (emissary) to the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island for the past year, has been selected to join the iFellows, a program for Israeli educators in … more
(JTA) — Hadara Bilsky thought she’d spend her first semester of college making friends in her dorm, having discussions with professors and students in class, and attending Shabbat services at … more
(JTA) – Among the many signs of summer that the coronavirus pandemic is silencing: the annual parade that draws tens of thousands of supporters of Israel to New York City’s Fifth … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) — One in three residents, or 34 percent, of the mostly haredi Orthodox city of Bnei Brak in central Israel who have been tested for the coronavirus are positive.The high … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s defense establishment has stopped making missiles and started manufacturing ventilators.The assembly line building the Ventway Sparrow ventilator model was set … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The immigration of some 250 Ethiopian Jews to Israel has been placed on hold because of the coronavirus. The first 50 immigrants had been scheduled to arrive on Wednesday, … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) — In late February, I flew to Long Island to help my 77-year-old mom following her knee replacement surgery.I arrived in the United States with the remnants of a mild winter cold, a slight cough and runny nose – nothing I was concerned about. I spent most of my time at my parents’ home, save the occasional outing and a shiva call at the home of a friend whose husband had just passed away. more
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