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Posts Tagged ‘Israelis’

Congress Introduces Bipartisan Palestinian Partnership Fund Act

The Alliance for Middle East Peace (ALLMEP) appaluded Senators Chris Coons (CT), Lindsey Graham (SC), Tim Kaine (VA), Cory Gardner (CO) and Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) and Congresswoman Nita Lowey (NY-17) on the introduction of The Palestinian Partnership Fund Act of 2018 (S3549 and HR 7060). The legislation establishes a Palestinian Partnership Fund in order…

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Many of the conference participants, along with Elaine and Michael Serling, seated at left

Growing in Focus

MSU holds its largest Israel conference as new Serling Institute is launched. Above: Many of the conference participants, along with Elaine and Michael Serling, seated at left. Credit: Jordan Noble Michigan State University hosted the largest academic conference on Israel in its history Sept. 16-17. More than 260 faculty, students and community members from East Lansing, Metro…

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Why Are Some Israelis Worried About Cuts To Palestinian Aid?

In early 2014, workers for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the seven-decade-old body that provides basic services for Palestinian refugees, went on strike in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The cause was an internal battle between management and teaching staff over budget cuts and layoffs. For two months, across the refugee…

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The dedication of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem on May 14, 2018.

Making History

ABOVE: The dedication of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem on May 14, 2018. Sheryl Silver Special to the Jewish News  20+ years after Congress passed Jerusalem Embassy Act, U.S. Embassy opens. May 14 will never be the same for many of us. Just as May 14, 1948, was a historic day for Israelis and Jews…

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No Israeli Soldiers Allowed?

Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor Israelis may be singled out from U.S. program. The Islamic Center of America (ICA) in Dearborn is considering a ban on Israeli military officers from visiting the mosque. The decision comes after the mosque was criticized by its congregants for allowing an Israeli military officer to participate in a program of…

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Letters – May 24, 2018

Where Were The Dems? Why was there no Democratic leadership at the opening of the United States embassy in Jerusalem on May 14, 2018? Ed Kohl West Bloomfield IfNotNow Is No Friend To Israel [similar id=45183 type=all] Rabbi Jeffrey Falick is proud of the anti-Israel group IfNotNow (May 10, page 8). He is proud of…

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Will The New U.S. Embassy Lead To Peace?

The Detroit Jewish News asked experts on Israel, foreign policy, religion and/or other relevant fields to answer important questions on everyone’s mind in the midst of the recent news from the Middle East. Here are some of their answers. The U.S. Embassy has moved. Will it help or hinder the prospects for peace between the Israelis and…

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IDF Soldiers Among Us

[similar id=45408 type=all] Long before Israel became a state, Detroiters supported and worked for the dream of creating a Jewish homeland. And many among us have put themselves on the line as members of the Israel Defense Forces to protect and preserve the Jewish state. These former and current IDF members are Israelis now living…

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What’s Going On In Gaza?

The Detroit Jewish News asked experts on Israel, foreign policy, religion and/or other relevant fields to answer important questions on everyone’s mind in the midst of the recent news from the Middle East. Here are some of their answers. Is what’s going on in Gaza right now overkill, literally or figuratively? Victor Lieberman: On the…

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Trump’s Iran Deal Withdrawal: It Should Never Have Come To This

One line in U.S. President Donald Trump’s withering dissection of the 2015 P5+1 negotiators’ inadequate and now tottering agreement with Iran is worth particular attention. “A constructive deal could easily have been struck at the time, but it wasn’t,” said the president, announcing the U.S. withdrawal from the accord on May 8. The Obama administration,…

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