Jewish American Heritage Month Kicks Off May 1, 2012

| April 30, 2012

CINCINNATI, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM), a national commemoration of the contributions that Jewish Americans have made to the fabric of American history, culture, and society, announces expanded plans for its 2012 celebration.The main priority of JAHM, observed annually in May, is to raise the national consciousness regarding contributions by Jewish Americans to our country’s heritage through a variety of events and programs nationwide. JAHM’s objective is to highlight history and culture across all 50 states. (Photo: In his proclamation of April 30, 2010, President Barack Obama declared: “As leaders in every facet of American life Jewish Americans have shaped our Nation and helped steer the course of our history.” The first-ever White House reception in honor of JAHM was hosted by the President and First Lady Michelle Obama on May 27, 2010.

North Central Community Calendar — April 26

| April 30, 2012

Send your North Central public event notices (including recreational sports) for free to Edmond Ortiz at; by fax at 250-3350; or by mail to him in c/o North Central News, P.O.

Bridgeton Lenni-Lenape lecture questions evidence on local heritage, met with opposition

| April 30, 2012

BRIDGETON Members of the community, including local Native Americans, got a first-hand view of an argument for factual data regarding the history of Naticoke Lenni-Lenape heritage in the Cohansey River area. Dr.

Inventing Our Lives: The Kibbutz Experiment – Excerpt – Video

| April 23, 2012

Inventing Our Lives: The Kibbutz Experiment – Excerpt Set against the backdrop of its glorious 100-year history, Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment reveals the heartbreak and hope of Israel's modern kibbutz movement as a new generation struggles to ensure its survival.

CrossTalk on BDS: Sanctioning Israel (ft. Gilad Atzmon) – Video

| April 23, 2012

23-04-2012 04:59 What goals has the BDS movement achieved so far? Does it aim for a constructive solution to the conflict? How should Israel react to it?

Google Maps Street View launched in Israel – Video

| April 22, 2012

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‘Israel strike on Iran ill-advised, given our nuclear intel’ – Video

| April 22, 2012

22-04-2012 08:53 READ ON Iran should play by the rules if it wants to have legitimate access to peaceful nuclear energy, stressed General James L. Jones, former national security advisor to US President Barack Obama, in an exclusive interview with RT. RT on Twitter: RT on Facebook:

Myths of a limited Israeli-Iranian war

| April 19, 2012

Israel’s projected “limited war” against Iran threatens to become an all-out regional conflict, with fatal consequences for the Middle East and beyond, writes James Petras* The mounting threat of a US-Israeli military attack against Iran is based on many factors including: the recent military history of both countries in the region; public pronouncements by US and Israeli political leaders; recent and on- going attacks on Lebanon and Syria, prominent allies of Iran; armed attacks and assassinations of Iranian scientists and security officials by proxy and/or terrorist groups under US or Mossad control; the failure of economic sanctions and diplomatic coercion; escalating hysteria and extreme demands for Iran to end legal, civilian use-related uranium enrichment; provocative military “exercises” on Iran’s borders and war games designed to intimidate and be a dress rehearsal for a preemptive attack; powerful pro- war pressure groups in both Washington and Tel Aviv, including the major Israeli political parties and the powerful AIPAC in the US; and lastly, the 2012 National Defense Authorisation Act, US President Barack Obama’s Orwellian Emergency Decree of 16 March 2012. The US propaganda war operates along two tracks.

Hebrew University's Einstein Archives Now Online: Albert Einstein's Love Letters, Documents – Video

| April 11, 2012

11-04-2012 01:14 Israel’s Hebrew University launched a digitisation project to put their Albert Einstein Archives on the Internet at The German Jewish physicist had bequeathed everything he wrote, over 80000 documents, to the university he helped establish in 1925