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Thought #12 on 'Laudato Si' the encyclical on climate change by Pope Francis

  1. “… Sunday, like the Jewish Sabbath, is meant to be a day which heals our relationships with God, with ourselves, with others and with the world.
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Epic House Testimony – BDS in business of “Manipulation, Violence and Destruction”

by William A. Jacobson, Esq
July 29, 2015

SodaStream CEO: BDS is “an anti-Semitic Israel-hating organization that is using the Palestinians as a proxy” 143 more words

Israel & Middle East

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife are expecting first child


Mark Zuckerberg is getting ready to update the family section of his Facebook page.

In a revealing post on his personal account Friday, the Facebook founder announced that after three miscarriages, he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting their first child. 283 more words

Daily News

Will Jewish Democrats Sink the Iran Deal ?

by Mona Charen
July 31, 2015

Seven Jewish Lawmakers Could Tilt the Scales on Iran Deal,” headlines the Times of Israel. The members — Senator Charles Schumer, Representative Steve Israel, Representative Eliot Engel, Representative Adam Schiff, Representative Nita Lowey, Senator Ben Cardin, and Representative Ted Deutch — are all Democrats. 133 more words

Israel & Middle East

Day 4 and 5 - Lectures and Museums

Throughout the trip, it has become clear to me, that there needs to be a focus on what has been lost throughout the Holocaust – community, life and so much more. 2,947 more words


J Street's tired 'pro-Israel' claims: The group is motivated by the desire to protect President Obama, and nothing more

by Jonathan Greenberg
July 31, 2015

Earlier this week, the head of J Street — the American advocacy group that consistently pressures and criticizes Israel from the left — wrote a piece for the Washington Post’s “Outrage Machine” blog in which he claimed that the real “pro-Israel” position is to be in favor of the P5+1 nuclear deal with Iran. 137 more words

Israel & Middle East

Obama’s Racial Blind Spot

“This is the first time the U.S. will have deliberately entered into a pact with a country committed to annihilating another people—a pact that doesn’t even require formal repudiation of the country’s genocidal aims… 194 more words

Israel & Middle East