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References to Diaspora Jews as in exile reveals need for greater empathy – The Jerusalem Post

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The International Bible Contest for Youth is one of the quintessential components of a traditional Israeli Independence Day.

Germany’s ban on Hezbollah bows to Zionist pressure but is of little real importance – Middle East Monitor

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Last week, Germany finally caved in to US and Israeli pressure to ban Hezbollah outright by outlawing the Lebanese movements political wing.

What’s on around the J-Com: Sydney – The Australian Jewish News

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Wednesday, May 13 In conversation: Shalom Sydney Jewish Writers Festival is thrilled to announce Deborah Feldman, author of Unorthodox, in conversation with Michaela Kalowski. Bestselling book, documentary and now Netflix series, Unorthodox has cemented itself as part of the 2020 zeitgeist.Enquiries: http://www.shalom.edu.au. Cultivating character: Join Rebbetzin Fruma Schapiro from 8pm for a series Life Wisdom from the Ethics of Our Fathers a compilation of timeless aphorisms from the sages of old offering Jewish wisdom on life, morality and character development

The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine by Rashid Khalidi review conquest and resistance – The Guardian

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Rashid Khalidis account of Jewish settlers conquest of Palestine is informed and passionate.

Annexation of Palestine Began in San Remo | Scoop News – Scoop.co.nz

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Thursday, 7 May 2020, 9:09 amArticle: Ramzy Baroud 100 Years of Shame: Annexation of Palestine Began inSan Remo One hundred years ago, representatives from a fewpowerful countries convened at San Remo, a sleepy town onthe Italian Riviera. Together, they sealed the fate of themassive territories confiscated from the Ottoman Empirefollowing its defeat in World War I. It was on April25, 1920, that the San Remo Conference Resolution was passed by the post-World War I AlliedSupreme Council.

How an obscure TV channel drove a wedge between Israeli settlers and their evangelical allies – Haaretz

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Jews, as a matter of tradition, do not proselytize, and neither do they tolerate it from others. So it comes as no surprise that a new evangelical channel, recently launched on Israeli cable television and dedicated to taking the gospel of Jesus into the homes and lives and hearts of the Jewish people, would set off a storm. The Hebrew-language channel Shelanu is the Israeli affiliate of God TV, an international Christian media network that broadcasts in some 200 countries around the world

COVID-19 ethics fighting the last war – IJN – Intermountain Jewish News

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Last week a group of distinguished physicians wrote a letter to the IJN noting with satisfaction that all of the heinous distinctions that the Nazis imposed during the Holocaust have been ethically eliminated during the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter represents the considered yet impassioned thinking of the Lessons Learned group of the Holocaust Genocide Contemporary Bioethics Program at CU Center for Bioethics and Humanities

HR Inzko: This Year will mark several Important Anniversaries in Bosnia and Herzegovina – Sarajevo Times

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This year will mark several important anniversaries. In July, we will commemorate 25 years since the Srebrenica Genocide. Measures related to pandemic may make it necessary to reduce the scale of commemorative events, but the tragedy nonetheless looms large in our collective memory

Lost Children of the Holocaust – Yated.com

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The long-awaited opening of the secret Vatican Holocaust archive lasted just a week before the coronavirus pandemic shut it down again.

DM Bennett Green Lights Project to Create Disability Access at Cave of the Patriarchs – The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com

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Photo Credit: courtesy, Spokesperson Defense Minister Naftali Bennett has authorized a project to create a disability-access entrance to the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron, saying its a project that is long overdue. The time has come to move forward


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