Friday, August 1, 2014 Av 5, 5774
Top Stories
Israel and all Palestinian factions agree to begin negotiations in Cairo.
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.

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7 hours 22 min ago
Death of Johann Breyer brought back unwelcome memories for a NEPhilly survivor who lived less than 3 miles from him.
8 hours 22 min ago
A letter accusing Israel of genocide endorsed by 100 Spanish celebrities including Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz.
9 hours 22 min ago
Books to Mark, Gaza Update, Tisha B’Av -
10 hours 51 min ago
Exponent is profiling standout campers nominated by camp directors. This week's standout camper is Jon Williams.
12 hours 21 min ago
Fight against proposed revisions to federal law that would force 1,000s of immigrant children back to their countries
14 hours 21 min ago
In Europe, the Gaza conflict has prompted violence. In America, it has been a battle of commentary & demonstrations.
16 hours 12 min ago
Ami reflects on the differences between actively fighting in Gaza during 2008-2009 & 2012 and being in Philly now.
17 hours 4 min ago
Simon Cowell is getting criticism for a $150,000 donation to the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces.
1 day 6 hours ago
Shimon Peres calls on the Israeli government to seek a diplomatic solution & return Gaza to the Palestinian Authority
1 day 8 hours ago
Have you seen this Facebook page that asks women to share provocative selfies in support of the IDF?
1 day 9 hours ago
The Israeli military authorized a four-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza.
1 day 11 hours ago
Koresh Come Together Dance Festival -
1 day 12 hours ago
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1 day 12 hours ago
Behind the feud between John Kerry and Israel is a larger tension concerning the role of Turkey and Qatar.
1 day 14 hours ago
At least 15 Palestinians were killed in shelling on a UN school serving as a shelter for dispalced Gazans.
1 day 15 hours ago
Rapidly changing events in the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza are accompanied by volatility in the U.S.-Israel relationship
1 day 17 hours ago
In the Netherlands, a cafeteria has been transformed into a bustling center advocating for Israel online.
2 days 7 hours ago
A Hungarian-born Holocaust survivor is now a Muslim, and her daughter lives in Gaza City.
2 days 9 hours ago
Peace plan of a different kind. Architectural blueprint for the Third Jewish Temple on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.
2 days 11 hours ago
Israeli concerns about influence of Turkey & Qatar help explain outrage over John Kerry’s cease-fire efforts.
2 days 12 hours ago
Miriam writes to our community to address the Israeli / Hamas conflict and social media.
2 days 14 hours ago
This Israel/Gaza social media post by Mark Leuchter was powerful enough to upload to our award-winning website.
2 days 15 hours ago
LA based quartet Dawes brought their unique brand of SoCal-infused blues rock to the XPoNential Music Festival.
2 days 17 hours ago
Israel will not end its operation in Gaza before destroying all the Hamas-built tunnels, Netanyahu said to nation.
2 days 17 hours ago

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