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Jewish community responds to suspected hate crime in Lexington – ABC 36 News – WTVQ

| May 25, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky, (WTVQ) A sense of calm in the Middle East after a cease fire between Israel and Hamas.but in the United States reports of Jewish hate crimes are on the rise. Here in Lexingtonon Saturday nightadvocates rallied together to stand up for those who were killed in Palestine and to encourage peace. For us its about letting people know that we wont stand silent in the face of injustice we are going to make our voices heard and we do not stand by the violence and murder of innocent civilians said Hannah Isa.

How Jewish rituals can ease us back into the world J. – The Jewish News of Northern – The Jewish News of Northern California

| May 25, 2021

After 15 months of pandemic and social distancing, California is reopening. So, too, synagogues and Jewish community organizations, which have been operating primarily online for more than a year, are resuming in-person gatherings

Palestine (region) – Wikipedia

| May 25, 2021

Palestine (Arabic: Filasn, Falasn, Filisn; Greek: , Palaistin; Latin: Palaestina; Hebrew: Palestina) is a geographic region in Western Asia usually considered to include Israel, the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and in some definitions, parts of western Jordan. The name was used by ancient Greek writers, and it was later used for the Roman province Syria Palaestina, the Byzantine Palaestina Prima, and the Islamic provincial district of Jund Filastin. The region comprises most of the territory claimed for the biblical regions known as the Land of Israel (Hebrew: Eretz-Yisra'el), the Holy Land or Promised Land, and represents the southern portion of wider regional designations such as Canaan, Syria, ash-Sham, and the Levant.

Pro-Palestine, pro-Israel protesters clash in Times Square

| May 25, 2021

Pro-Israel and pro-Palestine protesters clashed and fireworks sent people running near Times Square Thursday as tensions in the region spilled into thestreetsof Manhattan, videos showed. Skirmishes between the groups erupted in the Midtown tourist hub as Israel and Hamas hoped a cease-fire in Gaza would end more than 10 days of devastating hostilities. A firework was thrown from a pickup truck in the Diamond District on 47th Street, sending worried bystanders running for safety

Judaism: Founder, Beliefs & Facts – HISTORY

| May 25, 2021

Contents Judaism is the worlds oldest monotheistic religion, dating back nearly 4,000 years. Followers of Judaism believe in one God who revealed himself through ancient prophets. The history of Judaism is essential to understanding the Jewish faith, which has a rich heritage of law, culture and tradition

Mapping Israeli occupation | Gaza News | Al Jazeera

| May 25, 2021

For the fourth time in 13 years, Israel has launched a major military offensive on the Gaza Strip. In its latest assault that began on May 10, at least 220 Palestinians, including 63 children, have been killed in Gaza.

Jew – Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

| May 25, 2021

A Jew is a person who is of Jewish heritage or who has converted to the Jewish religion. Jews typically consider themselves as a people and not only as adherents of a religion, therefore a Jew is not only one that practices the religion of Judaism, but it is also one who is of Jewish ethnic heritage

Opinion | When Palestine Shook – The New York Times

| May 25, 2021

Nearly 30 years later, it should now be clear that the process is going nowhere. And so the Palestinian people are moving on, whether or not their leadership comes with them. To be clear, all Palestinian factions including Fatah, which dominates the P.L.O.

Jew | History, Beliefs, & Facts | Britannica

| May 25, 2021

Jew, Hebrew Yhdh or Yehudi, any person whose religion is Judaism. In the broader sense of the term, a Jew is any person belonging to the worldwide group that constitutes, through descent or conversion, a continuation of the ancient Jewish people, who were themselves descendants of the Hebrews of the Bible (Old Testament). In ancient times, a Yhdh was originally a member of Judahi.e., either of the tribe of Judah (one of the 12 tribes that took possession of the Promised Land) or of the subsequent Kingdom of Judah (in contrast to the rival Kingdom of Israel to the north)

IsraeliPalestinian conflict – Wikipedia

| May 25, 2021

Oslo Accords (1993) In 1993, Israeli officials led by Yitzhak Rabin and Palestinian leaders from the Palestine Liberation Organization led by Yasser Arafat strove to find a peaceful solution through what became known as the Oslo peace process. A crucial milestone in this process was Arafat's letter of recognition of Israel's right to exist. In 1993, the Oslo Accords were finalized as a framework for future IsraeliPalestinian relations


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