The second day of our solidarity mission started with a visit to Kehilat Ya’ar Ramot . Ms. Talia Levanon, director of Israel Trauma coalition, an organization that started with help from NY federation explained that Trauma in Israel is everywhere, among the soldiers, in the supermarkets, buses and schools. 537 more words
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Israel’s Knesset is an unusual place – due to the low election threshold (2% per party) it often hosts strange political parties, which don’t always have the best interests of the country in mind. 12 more words
The overall context of Israeli action is that of occupation and terrorism. The overall context of Palestinian action is a legitimate struggle against occupation. 1,994 more words
—Israeli Knesset member Haneen Zoabi…
by TJC staff
Two members of Knesset — Israeli Parliament — discuss their new books in English on TJC’s episode of Up Close.
First, MK Ruth Calderon, a secular Israeli who is also a Talmud scholar, talks about the new English translation of her book A Bride For One Night: Talmud Tales, in which she writes fictional accounts of some of the Talmud’s most provocative stories from her own unique perspective. 82 more words