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Not Obama's Problem

There are two stories that have sparked my attention in recent weeks. But my decision to write a new post was a result of the overall condemnation of ¬†the Obama administration for absenting from a U.N vote that¬†would demand Israel “immediately and completely cease all settlement activities in the ‘occupied’ Palestinian territory, including east Jerusalem” and said the establishment of settlements by Israel has “no legal validity and constitutes a flagrant violation under international law.” 457 more words

Good News Friday for erev Tisha B'Av

Today is not a regular Friday. It is Erev Tisha B’Av, and although we do not mourn on Shabbat (thus the fast is put off until Sunday), we are still carrying on in a more minor key than usual. 917 more words

Israel News

Today On: Gaza

In my email inbox yesterday was an appeal for charity for a 12-year-old Jewish girl named Noa, living in Israel, who just recently celebrated her bat-mitzvah. 1,118 more words