Thursday, July 31, 2014 Av 4, 5774
Top Stories
As the fighting in Israel and Gaza continues, so do questions about the etiquette and effectiveness of the so-called “social media war.”
Judith Bernstein-Baker
As a Jewish community that is often in the forefront of refugee protection, we must fight against proposed revisions to a federal law that would force thousands of immigrant children back to dangerous situations in their countries, writes the director of HIAS Pennsylvania.
Uriel Heilman, JTA
American supporters and critics of Israel are battling it out over the Gaza conflict — with commentary, slogans and demonstrations.
Ron Kampeas, JTA
Rapidly changing events on the ground in the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza are accompanied by volatility in the U.S.-Israel relationship.

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Thu. Jul 31
Katz Jewish Community Center of Atlantic County
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Exponent is profiling standout campers nominated by camp directors. This week's standout camper is Jon Williams.
19 min 4 sec ago
Fight against proposed revisions to federal law that would force 1,000s of immigrant children back to their countries
2 hours 19 min ago
In Europe, the Gaza conflict has prompted violence. In America, it has been a battle of commentary & demonstrations.
4 hours 9 min ago
Ami reflects on the differences between actively fighting in Gaza during 2008-2009 & 2012 and being in Philly now.
5 hours 1 min ago
Simon Cowell is getting criticism for a $150,000 donation to the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces.
18 hours 49 min ago
Shimon Peres calls on the Israeli government to seek a diplomatic solution & return Gaza to the Palestinian Authority
20 hours 18 min ago
Have you seen this Facebook page that asks women to share provocative selfies in support of the IDF?
21 hours 49 min ago
The Israeli military authorized a four-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza.
23 hours 18 min ago
Koresh Come Together Dance Festival -
1 day 1 min ago
Download the Exponent App & you could win 2 tickets to A Midsummer's Eve @NMAJH. Email when you've downloaded
1 day 49 min ago
Behind the feud between John Kerry and Israel is a larger tension concerning the role of Turkey and Qatar.
1 day 2 hours ago
At least 15 Palestinians were killed in shelling on a UN school serving as a shelter for dispalced Gazans.
1 day 3 hours ago
Rapidly changing events in the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza are accompanied by volatility in the U.S.-Israel relationship
1 day 5 hours ago
In the Netherlands, a cafeteria has been transformed into a bustling center advocating for Israel online.
1 day 19 hours ago
A Hungarian-born Holocaust survivor is now a Muslim, and her daughter lives in Gaza City.
1 day 21 hours ago
Peace plan of a different kind. Architectural blueprint for the Third Jewish Temple on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.
1 day 23 hours ago
Israeli concerns about influence of Turkey & Qatar help explain outrage over John Kerry’s cease-fire efforts.
2 days 49 min ago
Miriam writes to our community to address the Israeli / Hamas conflict and social media.
2 days 2 hours ago
This Israel/Gaza social media post by Mark Leuchter was powerful enough to upload to our award-winning website.
2 days 3 hours ago
LA based quartet Dawes brought their unique brand of SoCal-infused blues rock to the XPoNential Music Festival.
2 days 5 hours ago
Israel will not end its operation in Gaza before destroying all the Hamas-built tunnels, Netanyahu said to nation.
2 days 5 hours ago
Elad Strohmayer, Israels deputy consul general to mid-Atlantic region briefed 75 young professionals on Gaza conflict
2 days 18 hours ago
After nearly 6 decades in Israeli politics, Peres leaves public life having failed to achieve the peace he sought.
2 days 20 hours ago
A local writer finds comparisons between the latest Batman films and the current Gaza conflict.
2 days 22 hours ago
At least four Israelis were killed and several others were injured in a mortar attack in southern Israel.
2 days 23 hours ago

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