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Israeli rabbis are divided over temperature checks on Shabbat, a tool to stop the spread of disease – St. Louis Jewish Light

| June 16, 2020

JERUSALEM (JTA) Top haredi Orthodox rabbis in Israel and the Sephardic chief rabbi of Israel are split over the use of thermometers on Shabbat as part of health checks to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In Israel, the thermometers are used at the entrance to hospitals to make sure that people who enter do not have fevers, one symptom of the coronavirus

Another Jewish perspective on ‘Black Lives Matter’ – San Diego Jewish World

| June 16, 2020

By Ben Kamin OCEANSIDE, California Even as our nation is convulsing from the unprecedented and converging crises of COVID-19 and the (mostly peaceful) street protests manifested under the canopy of Black Lives Matter, some in our Jewish community have expressed concerns and indignation: there are scattered elements of anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism expressed by BLM. The May 30 riotous disturbances that occurred in the Fairfax section of Los Angeles, including the defacing of a synagogue with Nazi symbols, have sharpened these Jewish sentiments and denunciations

Zionism is Liberation: How We March and Shout Black Lives Matter Detroit Jewish News – The Jewish News

| June 16, 2020

There has been much discussion recently regarding whether proud Zionists, like myself, can join marches where the slogan, both in the call to gather and in the marches themselves, is Black Lives Matter. I would like to challenge the Zionist Jewish community to seize the opportunity to work with the anti-racism and justice communities, and to shout loudly, Black Lives Matter, in order to fulfill the underlying principles of Zionism. We must remember that Zionism is a Jewish Liberation Movement

One more acre for the land of Israel – Ynetnews

| June 16, 2020

On the day the UN Assembly accepted the Partition Plan for Palestine on November 29, 1947 - the Jewish community in pre-state Palestine came out in droves to celebrate in the streets. And yet, there were also those who received the decision with contempt and even mourned it: The revisionist right and the unified kibbutz saw it as a disaster that tears up and surrenders parts of the Land of Israel. Jordan Valley farmers supporting the annexation plan with a tractor convoy through the valley (Photo: Effi Shrir) David Ben-Gurion had no love for the plan for the land, yet he had a wide historical view coupled with a realist political mindset.

Left-wing US Jewish groups seek to silence Zionist organizations criticism of Black Lives Matter – World Israel News

| June 16, 2020

They only call me names racist, bigot, xenophobe. They dont say one word about what Ive said as to why its inaccurate or incorrect, said Morton Klein, president of the ZOA. By Josh Plank, World Israel News Numerous left-wing American Jewish organizations have united to strongly denounce Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) President Morton Klein for making comments critical of the Black Lives Mattermovement.

We may have lost parliament. But support and solidarity can unite the left. | Chris Williamson – The Canary

| June 16, 2020

On both sides of the Atlantic, the prospects for electoral socialism have dimmed. Fossilised old guard political party establishments in Labour and the US Democrats have stood in the way of the transformation that millions of people know we need. Both the Corbyn and Sanders movements were struck down by reactionary forces

Turkey and Russia Put Off Talks Expected to Tackle Libya and Syria – Algemeiner

| June 16, 2020

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu speaks during a news conference in Ankara, Aug. 8, 2019. Photo: Cem Ozdel / Turkish Foreign Ministry / Handout via Reuters.

How Should I Think About Race When Considering a Sperm Donor? – The New York Times

| June 16, 2020

And in the quite likely event that such a child does look black? He or she will have no choice about dealing with being black in America. Youll have to prepare your child for the world that George Floyd encountered.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integrati : Minister Grli Radman talks with Israeli counterpart Ashkenazi – Marketscreener.com

| June 16, 2020

Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Gordan Grli Radman on Monday talked over the phone with Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi. The two ministers underscored satisfaction with the upward trend in bilateral cooperation, including the areas of security and defence.

Israels MFA expects FTA with Ukraine to be ratified in coming weeks – 112 International

| June 16, 2020

Israel's new foreign minister, Gabi Ashkenazi, has assured that his country's parliament will ratify the FTA (free-trade agreement - 112 International.) with Ukraine in the coming weeks. He stated this during a telephone conversation with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, the press service of Ukraines MFA reports.


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