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Keir Starmer ignores election anger over Palestine at his peril – Middle East Eye

| July 19, 2024

What do the first two weeks of a Labour government tell us about howKeir Starmer intends to run Britain's foreign policy? Before the election, David Lammy, then shadow foreign secretary,laid out his vision of Britains role on the international stage

Palestinian Bid to Ban Israel From Soccer Is Put Off – The New York Times

| July 19, 2024

Soccers global governing body, FIFA, said it had reached an agreement on Thursday with the federations representing Israelis and Palestinians that put off a decision on a potentially explosive dispute until after the Olympics. The dispute, prompted by a Palestinian bid to temporarily suspend Israel from the sport over its actions in the Gaza Strip and the Israeli-occupied West Bank, spares FIFA from a ruling that could have led to Israels team being thrown out of the mens tournament at the Games less than a week before the competition is to begin

How the war in Gaza is changing the Jewish summer camp experience for counselors and campers – JTA News – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| July 19, 2024

This article was produced as part ofJTAs Teen Journalism Fellowship, a program that works with Jewish teens around the world to report on issues that affect their lives. This summer, I will be a counselor at the camp Ive attended for the last eight years. Its where I formed my Jewish identity and my love for the community that Jewish values foster

ADL Says Irans HispanTV Spreads Antisemitism and Anti-Jewish Hate to Spanish-Speaking Audiences Worldwide – Algemeiner

| July 19, 2024

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) published a report on Monday that accused Irans Spanish-language media outlet HispanTV of promoting antisemitism, Holocaust denial, and anti-Israel bias and incitement to its audience of nearly 600 million Spanish speakers around the world.

The ‘far-right’ is the best choice for French Jews – JNS.org – JNS.org

| July 6, 2024

(July 4, 2024 / JNS) The first round of Frances snap elections on June 30 resulted in a significant win forthe far-right partyRassemblement National (RN), which garnered about 33.15% of the vote. RNs victory has been shocking to some but, as a Jew living in France, I see it as a response to Frances current social and economic challenges and the right choice for Jews.

For American Jews, Interfaith Weddings Are a New Normal And Creatively Weave Both Traditions Together – The Good Men Project

| July 6, 2024

More than 10 years ago, I attended a college friends wedding in New York City. My friend is Muslim, her husband Jewish

The Reform movement’s decision to admit intermarried rabbis is good. Truly welcoming them would be great. – JTA News – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| June 27, 2024

Ive been advocating for 15 years for Hebrew Union College to admit rabbinical students in interfaith relationships. As the founder of organizations that advocate for interfaith families Jewish engagement, I heard the voices of interfaith couples who wanted to feel that they could belong in Jewish settings and were discouraged by policies and statements that demeaned their relationships. I have shared papers with the administrators stating their caseand privately lobbied HUC faculty members and administrators to adopt a policy based on the inclusion that liberal Judaism needs to thrive in a future that is already here

Israelis are getting religion, in spite of a coercive Chief Rabbinate – JTA News – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| June 27, 2024

When the war in Gaza began, hundreds of Israelis volunteered to tie tzitzit for soldiers going to reserve duty.

Why Hebrew Is Showing up in Unexpected Places And Why That Matters – The Jewish News

| June 15, 2024

Three new books written in English by Yael Van Der Wouden, Jessica Jacobs and Toby Lloyd feature Hebrew in them. This article originally appeared in The Forward. In the past few months, I have encountered three new English-language books that all have Hebrew in them.

A Palestinian Professor Spoke Out Against the Gaza War. Israel Detained Her. – The New York Times

| June 15, 2024

Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian, a Palestinian professor at a prominent Israeli university, first waded into the debate over the Gaza war by joining academics worldwide in signing a letter that called for a cease-fire. It branded Israels assault on the territory a genocide and the leaders of her university responded by urging her to resign.


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