Thursday, July 31, 2014 Av 4, 5774
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As the fighting in Israel and Gaza continues, so do questions about the etiquette and effectiveness of the so-called “social media war.”
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By:
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.
By:
Edmon J. Rodman, JTA
Connecting with a holiday mourning lost Temples can be a challenge, but Tisha b'Av has special resonance this year.
By:
Uriel Heilman, JTA
American supporters and critics of Israel are battling it out over the Gaza conflict — with commentary, slogans and demonstrations.


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Thu. Jul 31
Katz Jewish Community Center of Atlantic County
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Jewish Family and Children's Services Philadelphia
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A letter accusing Israel of genocide endorsed by 100 Spanish celebrities including Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz. http://t.co/jrOcp5e3Ni
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Books to Mark, Gaza Update, Tisha B’Av - http://t.co/LOO1Vl2inu
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Exponent is profiling standout campers nominated by camp directors. This week's standout camper is Jon Williams. http://t.co/LpdO5E6yQ1
3 hours 55 min ago
Fight against proposed revisions to federal law that would force 1,000s of immigrant children back to their countries http://t.co/S3Yi1yaxCt
5 hours 55 min ago
In Europe, the Gaza conflict has prompted violence. In America, it has been a battle of commentary & demonstrations. http://t.co/5xixRNprWA
7 hours 45 min ago
Ami reflects on the differences between actively fighting in Gaza during 2008-2009 & 2012 and being in Philly now. http://t.co/dfFPXy88BN
8 hours 37 min ago
Simon Cowell is getting criticism for a $150,000 donation to the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces. http://t.co/Ib9pW5OJU1
22 hours 25 min ago
Shimon Peres calls on the Israeli government to seek a diplomatic solution & return Gaza to the Palestinian Authority http://t.co/OF3as6S3d6
23 hours 55 min ago
Have you seen this Facebook page that asks women to share provocative selfies in support of the IDF? http://t.co/R6EhYZMU97
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The Israeli military authorized a four-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza. http://t.co/E1uMH9YssJ
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Koresh Come Together Dance Festival - http://t.co/bajDF2ZcYT
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Behind the feud between John Kerry and Israel is a larger tension concerning the role of Turkey and Qatar. http://t.co/FQ9Gebo2YF
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At least 15 Palestinians were killed in shelling on a UN school serving as a shelter for dispalced Gazans. http://t.co/0mI0AnLxG4
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Rapidly changing events in the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza are accompanied by volatility in the U.S.-Israel relationship http://t.co/mHJqoiJjk3
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In the Netherlands, a cafeteria has been transformed into a bustling center advocating for Israel online. http://t.co/Sg22AMpP04
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A Hungarian-born Holocaust survivor is now a Muslim, and her daughter lives in Gaza City. http://t.co/6a97pzfKjV
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Peace plan of a different kind. Architectural blueprint for the Third Jewish Temple on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount. http://t.co/kAq6j228KC
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Israeli concerns about influence of Turkey & Qatar help explain outrage over John Kerry’s cease-fire efforts. http://t.co/FQ9Gebo2YF
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Miriam writes to our community to address the Israeli / Hamas conflict and social media. http://t.co/r3Fc8gmWY7
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This Israel/Gaza social media post by Mark Leuchter was powerful enough to upload to our award-winning website. http://t.co/tFE1fmsow3
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LA based quartet Dawes brought their unique brand of SoCal-infused blues rock to the XPoNential Music Festival. http://t.co/t57QAZUL6r
2 days 9 hours ago
Israel will not end its operation in Gaza before destroying all the Hamas-built tunnels, Netanyahu said to nation. http://t.co/tVdkMKkEYW
2 days 9 hours ago
Elad Strohmayer, Israels deputy consul general to mid-Atlantic region briefed 75 young professionals on Gaza conflict http://t.co/n1FMn6u7Tt
2 days 22 hours ago
After nearly 6 decades in Israeli politics, Peres leaves public life having failed to achieve the peace he sought. http://t.co/jDlMeUsn5A
3 days 25 min ago
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