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Peacekeeping Vs. Peacemaking: What's the Difference?

Back in 2008, I had the opportunity to meet with Judea Pearl, the father of Daniel Pearl. Following the murder of his son, Judea reached out to people across the United States hoping to counter religious extremism and build bridges of understanding between people of different faith communities. 1,072 more words

Islam

2017 Donations in Your Honor In Lieu of Commercial Holiday Cards

Always in lieu of spending the money on commercial holiday greeting cards that people throw away, I like to make donations at this time of year, usually shortly before Thanksgiving for these purposes: 292 more words

Stories

Dystopian Novel depicts a nightmare future Israel run by Anglo Olim

By Mark Levy

Last Updated 11/12/2017 at 6:20 PM

Ra’anananadingdong: Israelis were frightened to their very core this week with the release of a chilling dystopian novel depicting life in a future Israel that is run by Anglo Olim. 320 more words

Secret Tel Aviv

Now, for the Rest of the Story...

A couple days ago we were introduced to 2-wheeled ambulances.  In Israel, a volunteer group of “do-gooders” respond to emergency situations on motorcycles equipped with emergency medical supplies.  135 more words

Media

Tikkun Olam: 2-Wheeled Ambulances

Tikkun Olam is a Jewish concept of “repairing the world” or “making the world a better place.”  It is a Jewish social norm and is embedded into the fabric of Jewish belief.  163 more words

Media

Cutting Costs, The Forward Now Just Links Straight to Linda Sarsour’s Twitter Feed

With the ongoing slow death of a ridonkulous business model consolidation of online Jewish media, the venerable news site The Forward has hit upon a brilliant way to cut costs while still maintaining core brand identity: their web page now sends you directly to Linda Sarsour’s Twitter feed. 85 more words

Israellycool

AP reporter, a THA alum, to keynote event honoring Gasches

Tucson Hebrew Academy’s annual Tikkun Olam Celebration will honor Danny and Janis Gasch for their continued service to the local and global Jewish community.

Jon Ben-Asher, head of school at THA, says it’s a great honor to recognize the Gaschs this year, because of their involvement and commitment to Tucson’s Jewish community. 180 more words

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