Posts by Miriam Elman  (Page 7)
 

*Shock* – Media ignores the good in Jerusalem Day

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 2:55pm 5/20/2015 at 2:55pm

Last Sunday tens of thousands of Israelis participated in the annual Jerusalem Day march and flag procession, which runs through the Old City’s Muslim Quarter en route to the Western Wall.

Jerusalem Day—Yom Yerushalayim—celebrates the reunification of the city following the 1967 Six Day War. As a tribute to the holiday, in...

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Five Reasons to Celebrate Jerusalem Day

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Posted by    Friday, May 15, 2015 at 11:30am 5/15/2015 at 11:30am

This Sunday is Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day).

The newest addition to the Jewish calendar, it’s held on the 28th day of the Hebrew month of Iyar—six weeks after the Passover seder and one week before the eve of the holiday of Shavuot.

In June 1967, 28 Iyar was the third day of the...

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The Battle Over Jerusalem Day March

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Posted by    Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 2:32pm 5/14/2015 at 2:32pm
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This Sunday is Yom YerushalayimJerusalem Day—the newest holiday on the Jewish calendar, celebrating the reunification of Israel’s capital.

This Sunday’s festivities are expected to attract tens of thousands of Israelis from across the country for the annual march from Jerusalem’s center of town to the Western Wall, and the popular Dance of...

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Academic freedom for those who seek to destroy academic freedom

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Posted by    Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 11:00am 5/3/2015 at 11:00am

It’s only been a few weeks since the last scandal and already UCLA is embroiled in yet another controversy over its alleged anti-Jewish and anti-Zionist campus climate.

Back in February, in an incident that generated media headlines and a tidal wave of condemnations, several student government leaders questioned sophomore Rachel Beyda’s eligibility...

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1948 – How American Jewish Pilots Helped Win Israel’s War of Independence

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 8:30pm 4/21/2015 at 8:30pm

Memorial Day for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel and Victims of Terrorism (Yom Ha’zikaron) begins at sunset. It transitions on Wednesday evening to Israel Independence Day (Yom Ha’atzmaut).

Due to the time difference, Israelis are already honoring the 23,320...

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Cancelled Southampton anti-Israel conference was academic fraud

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Posted by    Monday, April 13, 2015 at 7:45pm 4/13/2015 at 7:45pm

It’s getting tougher to be a Jew in Britain.

According to a report by the UK’s Community Security Trust, anti-Semitic incidents have skyrocketed in 2014, reaching the highest levels ever recorded.

The Simon Wiesenthal Center reports that British Jews are increasingly afraid to visit Jewish-owned stores.

A recent UK study finds that almost half...

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Anti-Semitic Blood Libels Fuel Middle East Conflict

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Posted by    Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 6:15pm 3/29/2015 at 6:15pm
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In a few days the world’s Christians and Jews will celebrate Easter and Passover. It’ll be a weekend of good food (and at my seder, plenty of good Israeli wine)—but most of all it’ll be an affirmation of freedom and faith, an expression of joy, hope and renewal.

But for many people...

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The Truths of the Gaza War Revealed

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 7:30am 3/24/2015 at 7:30am
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Between July 17 and August 5 of2014, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) destroyed 32 tunnels in Gaza — 100 kilometers of concrete-lined and accessorized passageways dug deep beneath the earth’s surface with openings near Israeli homes and kindergartens. Hamas murdered dozens of the nearly 900 diggers in its employ, fearing that...

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If Bibi loses, can Israel resist Obama’s regional goals?

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Posted by    Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 2:30pm 3/15/2015 at 2:30pm

On Tuesday Israel’s people will elect the 34th government of their country’s short 67 year history.

PM Benjamin (Bibi) Netanyahu’s bid for reelection once looked rock solid, his Likud party guaranteed to come out ahead of the pack.

Now, his political future is hanging on a thread.

His main rival, the Zionist Union—a new...

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For peace sake: Name and shame enemies of the Jewish people

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Posted by    Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 8:30pm 2/22/2015 at 8:30pm
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One day before the terror attacks in Copenhagen, during a Friday, February 13 sermon, Hajj Saeed, the imam of the city’s Al-Faruq Mosque rejected inter-faith dialogue with Jews calling it a “malignant idea”.

There can be no reconciliation...

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Syracuse Univ. Faculty Senate Tables Pro-Salaita Resolution…Again

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Posted by    Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 8:30pm 11/9/2014 at 8:30pm

(WAJ Note:  This is a GUEST POST regarding an attempt by some Syracuse University faculty to pass a faculty Senate resolution supporting Steven Salaita, who was denied a tenured position at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.  We are running this Guest Post because such resolutions have been or are being brought at...

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