July 2019

I’m from Ilhan Omar’s district, but she doesn’t represent me

I’m from Ilhan Omar’s district, but she doesn’t represent me The Jewish community of Minnesota’s fifth congressional district (MNCD5), myself included, largely feels unfairly represented by US Representative Ilhan Omar, given her repeated anti-Semitic statements, her support for BDS, and the pro-BDS legislation which she has recently introduced to Congress. Due to a centuries-old, historical,

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Israel provides $56 million boost for joint Israel-US research projects

Israel provides $56 million boost for joint Israel-US research projects Israel’s Council for Higher Education (CHE) has earmarked some $56 million to a joint US-Israeli research program over five years. The special budget will be allocated to a joint US-Israel program set up by National Science Foundation (NSF) and the United States–Israel Binational Science Foundation

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IDF: Next Gaza war will be short but deal ‘massive blow’ to Hamas

IDF: Next Gaza war will be short but deal ‘massive blow’ to Hamas IDF solders of the Southern Command take part in a drill . (photo credit: IDF) X Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality

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Senate Legislation Would Help Care for Holocaust Survivors | Jewish Journal

Senate Legislation Would Help Care for Holocaust Survivors | Jewish Journal (JTA) — Bipartisan legislation was introduced in the Senate that will prioritize health care and nutrition services for Holocaust survivors. The bill, the Trauma-Informed Modernization of Eldercare for Holocaust Survivors Act or  “TIME for Holocaust Survivors Act” increases the chances that survivors could age

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BREAKING: Who Voted Against House Resolution Condemning BDS?

Via (The Hill): The House on Tuesday passed legislation to oppose the global boycott movement against Israel, laying bare Democratic divisions on relations with the key U.S. ally. The resolution to put lawmakers on the record opposing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement to press Israel on human rights issues in its conflict with

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CSI Beersheba: Israeli team develops tool to help detect blood at crime scenes

CSI Beersheba: Israeli team develops tool to help detect blood at crime scenes At crime scenes , forensic analysts work alongside investigators to collect evidence and analyze it for chemical, biological and physical markers, such as DNA. Now, researchers at the Beersheba-based Ben-Gurion University of the Negev say they have found a way to do

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Is the NAACP still relevant to young people? This activist says yes. – Michigan Radio

Is the NAACP still relevant to young people? This activist says yes. – Michigan Radio Stateside’s conversation with Kyra Mitchell Founded in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People calls itself the “oldest and the boldest” civil rights organization. But some question whether the NAACP is as bold as it could be.

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