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.
Edmon J. Rodman, JTA
Connecting with a holiday mourning lost Temples can be a challenge, but Tisha b'Av has special resonance this year.
Uriel Heilman, JTA
American supporters and critics of Israel are battling it out over the Gaza conflict — with commentary, slogans and demonstrations.

The Calendar

Thu. Jul 31
Katz Jewish Community Center of Atlantic County
10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Fri. Aug 1
Klein Jewish Community Center
8:30 AM-1:30 PM



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Death of Johann Breyer brought back unwelcome memories for a NEPhilly survivor who lived less than 3 miles from him.
1 hour 20 min ago
A letter accusing Israel of genocide endorsed by 100 Spanish celebrities including Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz.
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Books to Mark, Gaza Update, Tisha B’Av -
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Exponent is profiling standout campers nominated by camp directors. This week's standout camper is Jon Williams.
5 hours 20 min ago
Fight against proposed revisions to federal law that would force 1,000s of immigrant children back to their countries
7 hours 20 min ago
In Europe, the Gaza conflict has prompted violence. In America, it has been a battle of commentary & demonstrations.
9 hours 10 min ago
Ami reflects on the differences between actively fighting in Gaza during 2008-2009 & 2012 and being in Philly now.
10 hours 2 min ago
Simon Cowell is getting criticism for a $150,000 donation to the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces.
23 hours 50 min ago
Shimon Peres calls on the Israeli government to seek a diplomatic solution & return Gaza to the Palestinian Authority
1 day 1 hour ago
Have you seen this Facebook page that asks women to share provocative selfies in support of the IDF?
1 day 2 hours ago
The Israeli military authorized a four-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza.
1 day 4 hours ago
Koresh Come Together Dance Festival -
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Behind the feud between John Kerry and Israel is a larger tension concerning the role of Turkey and Qatar.
1 day 7 hours ago
At least 15 Palestinians were killed in shelling on a UN school serving as a shelter for dispalced Gazans.
1 day 8 hours ago
Rapidly changing events in the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza are accompanied by volatility in the U.S.-Israel relationship
1 day 10 hours ago
In the Netherlands, a cafeteria has been transformed into a bustling center advocating for Israel online.
2 days 20 min ago
A Hungarian-born Holocaust survivor is now a Muslim, and her daughter lives in Gaza City.
2 days 2 hours ago
Peace plan of a different kind. Architectural blueprint for the Third Jewish Temple on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.
2 days 4 hours ago
Israeli concerns about influence of Turkey & Qatar help explain outrage over John Kerry’s cease-fire efforts.
2 days 5 hours ago
Miriam writes to our community to address the Israeli / Hamas conflict and social media.
2 days 7 hours ago
This Israel/Gaza social media post by Mark Leuchter was powerful enough to upload to our award-winning website.
2 days 8 hours ago
LA based quartet Dawes brought their unique brand of SoCal-infused blues rock to the XPoNential Music Festival.
2 days 10 hours ago
Israel will not end its operation in Gaza before destroying all the Hamas-built tunnels, Netanyahu said to nation.
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