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Ashkenazi: White House Working On Additional Normalization …

| July 9, 2021

The Biden administration is actively working to foster diplomatic ties between Israel and additional Arab states, Foreign Minister Gabi said on Tuesday in a press briefing summing up his term as foreign minister. The Biden administration fully adopted the Abraham Accords and are eager to expand them, Ashkenazi said.

FM Ashkenazi Arrives In Egypt In 1st Such Visit In 13 …

| July 9, 2021

Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi landed in Cairo on Sunday for high-level talks with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry, the first visit by an Israeli foreign minister to the Arab state since 2008.

Art in the Park Solidity 21 Opening Reception at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation – westchestergov.com

| July 9, 2021

Published: 08 July 2021 View sculptures by local artists while taking in the scenery at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River, at its outdoor sculpture exhibit, SOLIDITY 21. Opening reception is Saturday, July 10, 1 p.m.

For first time in over 12 years Israeli FM to address top EU body – The Jerusalem Post

| July 9, 2021

Foreign MinisterYair Lapidis set to address a European Union forum of his peers Monday; the first such event in over 12 years.

My Word: Presidents and present-day politics – The Jerusalem Post

| July 9, 2021

Even by Israeli parliamentary standards, this week was one that ranged between the sublime and the ridiculous between the showtime of the 11th president being sworn in a festive ceremony on Wednesday (July 7) and the showdown of the failure of the so-called Citizenship Law the previous morning. Isaac Herzog was ushered into office with more pomp and circumstance than I recall for previous presidents, including his late father, Chaim Herzog.

Boris Johnson warns of ‘Jewish exodus’ out of Northern Ireland over threat to kosher food – Haaretz

| July 9, 2021

An ongoing post-Brexit trade dispute between the European Union and Great Britain centered on Northern Ireland has threatened to cut off access to kosher food, raising the possibility that Jews would be forced to leave the province, Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned on Wednesday. Addressing parliament, Johnson said that Jewish communal representatives had pointed out that because of the problem with the food sector it was becoming difficult for them to have timely access or any access to kosher food"and that they were beginning to speak about the possibility of an exodus from Northern Ireland. Now clearly we want to do everything we can to avoid that and to sort it out, but its going to take our friends in the Joint Committee to make some movement and to make that movement pretty fast, he stated, referring to an EU-UK body tasked with implementing the Northern Ireland protocol, part of the Brexit divorce deal Britain agreed with the bloc.

Banning critical race theory will gut the teaching of Jewish history – The Jerusalem Post

| July 9, 2021

Anyone teaching the past by skipping over the unpleasant parts isnt teaching history. They are engaged in propaganda

Kauai Jewish Weddings Now Offered by Island’s First Reform Rabbi – WFMZ Allentown

| July 9, 2021

POIPU BEACH KAUAI, Hawaii, July 8, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- For the first time ever, Kauai has its own progressive rabbi who can perform Jewish ceremonies for visitors seeking an iconic destination Hawaii wedding or life cycle event.

Jewish opposition to Israel’s oppression of Palestinians is growing. Here’s why | Opinion – NorthJersey.com

| July 9, 2021

Tova Fry| Special to the USA TODAY Network WATCH: North Jersey's most visible Jewish supporter of Palestinian rights Rich Siegel of Teaneck, who is a professional musician and North Jersey's most visible Jewish supporter of Palestinian rights, answers some questions at his home in Teaneck.

After Years of Heated Debate, an Exhibition Dedicated to Jewish Art Dealer Max Stern Is Moving Forwardand His Heirs Are Not Happy – artnet News

| July 9, 2021

An exhibition dedicated to the life and legacy of persecuted Jewish art dealer Max Stern will go forward this fall in Dsseldorfdespite opposition from scholars and the dealers own heirs. The show, called Disenfranchised and Deprived: The Art Dealer Max Stern, will open at the Stadtmuseum in Dsseldorf on September 1 (until January 30, 2022), three years after it was initially canceled amid a dispute between local authorities and Sterns heirs over how the German city was handling the project. The heirs, a group of international universities, were concerned that German authorities were not being transparent enough about the works linked to Stern that remain scattered around Germany and have yet to be returned.


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