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Building Bridges to Jewish Unity – The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com

| June 2, 2022

(Written byMenachem Bombach ) The days between Yom Yerushalayim and Shavuot have been chosen in Israel as days of Jewish Unity. The reunification of our international capital city sets the scene for us to recall the three days of preparation before the Torah was given on Mount Sinai.

Review of Legacy of Empire: Britain, Zionism and the Creation of Israel – Middle East Forum

| June 2, 2022

by Gardner ThompsonLondon: Saqi, 2019. 366 pp. 20.

Zionism of Strength and Humility | Andy Blumenthal | The Blogs – The Times of Israel

| June 2, 2022

Happy anniversary to Jerusalem today (its Yom Yerushalayim)! I imagine that nothing could have been more powerful to Jewish ears 55 years ago, during the Six Day War, than hearing paratrooper commander Motta Gur say the words: The Temple Mount is in our hands! After almost 2,000 years, the Jewish people once again miraculously had possession of the holy city of Jerusalem and could pray at their most reverent site, the Kotel (Western Wall) of the Temple Mount. When I imagine the IDF battling the Jordanian army and conquering Jerusalem, I can only think of the Rebbes words about how completely awesome this is.

Palestine: Freedom Tunnel heroes sentenced to additional years in occupation prisons after self-liber… – Workers World

| June 2, 2022

Maitham Abdels sculpture Freedom SpoonCredit: Samidoun An Israeli occupation court has sentenced six Palestinian prisoners, known as the heroes of the Freedom Tunnel, to an additional five years and eight months imprisonment for successfully liberating themselves from Israels high-security prison in Gilboa in 2021. Mahmoud al-Ardah, Mohammed al-Ardah, Yaqoub Qadri, Ayham Kamamji, Munadil Nafaat and Zakaria Zubaidi freed themselves from the prison by digging a tunnel with a spoon and their hands over an extended period. Their bold escape inspired Palestinians and people worldwide with their ingenuity and willingness to sacrifice for freedom.

ONE-TANK TRIPS: Palestine entertains as a charming and historic railroad town – CBS19.tv KYTX

| June 2, 2022

This hub of history stretches beyond its booming railroad age. PALESTINE, Texas The city of Palestine is rich with history, shaped by transportation during its booming railroad age. According to the city, Palestine was named by early settler Daniel Parker, who came from Palestine Illinois.

Neutrality and Palestine would top foreign policy of Sinn Fin government – McDonald – The Irish Times

| June 2, 2022

Asserting Irelands military neutrality and challenging an apartheid regime in Israel would be top foreign policy priorities under a potential future Irish government led by Sinn Fin, Mary Lou McDonald has said. The Sinn Fin president was speaking in Brussels on a visit to discuss the Northern Ireland protocol with the European Commission and MEPs, and was asked to name her top three foreign policy issues aside from getting support for Irish unity, to illustrate how her government would differ from those of the past. A conversation has started around security policy, around how that advances at a European level

China Threatens to Downgrade Relations with Israel over Jerusalem Post Interview – Palestine Chronicle

| June 2, 2022

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. (Photo: CANCILLERES ECUADOR / CHINA, via Wikimedia Commons) A senior Chinese diplomat is threatening to downgrade relations with Israel and cut ties with the Israeli newspaper The Jerusalem Post, unless it deletes an interview with Taiwans Foreign Minister published on Monday.

The 50 Best Documentaries of All Time 24/7 Wall St. – 24/7 Wall St.

| June 2, 2022

During the widespread COVID lockdowns of 2020, scores of Americans decided to learn something new in their idle time, taking up sourdough baking, woodworking, or bird watching. Many also turned to documentaries to stimulate their minds. Documentaries were, in fact, the fastest growing genre on streaming platforms in 2020.

SAR chesed mission: From Riverdale to Vienna – The Jewish Star

| June 2, 2022

By Gabriella Blechner, SAR Senior I buzzed with excitement as I boarded the plane to Vienna.

Can You Hear Me? Speech and Power in the Global Digital Town Square – Council on Foreign Relations

| June 2, 2022

On April 25, news broke that Elon Musk and Twitter had reached a deal wherein Musk would buy Twitter for $44 billion. When and whether the deal will actually be finalized is up in the air, however. Musks recent tweet that the Twitter deal is on hold, combined with his call for the U.S.


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