Category Archives: World

Encontro da B’nai B’rith com Papa Francisco

Ele pede a judeus e católicos um compromisso comum. A PACIÊNCIA DA PAZ A paz não deve ser somente «desejada», mas também «procurada e construída com paciência e tenacidade», afirmou o Santo Padre Francisco dirigindo-se aos membros de uma delegação da B’nai B’rith Internacional, recebidos em audiência na manhã de 25 de Junho na sala dos Papas. Read more » »

Jewish world reacts with skepticism to Iran deal

Tuesday’s announcement that the Islamic Republic of Iran had reached a deal with western powers over its nuclear deal was greeted with skepticism and calls for close Congressional scrutiny by Jewish organizations around the world. Read more » »

‘A Special Message to All of My Friends in the Rap Community’

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan | Last updated: Jul 14, 2015 – 12: 47: 22 PM What’s your opinion on this article? Printer Friendly Page (Top photos) Min. Farrakhan spoke to members of Atlanta’s Hip Hop Community June 21. On his left is rapper 2 Chainz and on his right Young Thug. Read more » »

Oren book recalls unsolved local mystery

+ enlarge image A front page story on the bombing from the Jewish News of April 23, 1971. by Robert Wiener NJJN Staff Writer July 14, 2015 Michael Oren’s memoir of his time as Israel’s ambassador to the United States, Ally , refers to a number of Read more » »

US Jewish group B’nai B’rith ‘deeply concerned’

Jewish group B’nai B’rith says in a statement that it is skeptical that Iran will adhere to its portion of the nuclear deal signed today: The just-announced deal on Iran’s nuclear program has not erased the deep concern we have about Iran’s true intentions for its nuclear program. Read more » »

Hip Hop demonized, rappers under surveillance and targeted?

By Ashahed M. Muhammad -Assistant Editor- | Last updated: Jul 14, 2015 – 11: 01: 39 AM What’s your opinion on this article? Printer Friendly Page (FinalCall. Read more »

Bnai Brith meets the Pope

A multinational delegation of B’nai B’rith leaders met privately with Pope Francis on June 25 at the Vatican, the first international Jewish audience with the pope since the Vatican announced an agreement on church issues with „the State of Palestine” and the pope separately acknowledged non-recognition of Israel as amounting to anti-Semitism. Read more » »

CHECKS IN THE MAIL: United Way awards grants to local agencies

United Way of Benton and Lincoln Counties has awarded $26,753 in grants to eight Lincoln County agencies in the 2014-2015 cycle. „The mainstay of our financial base has always been our partnership with workplaces and payroll deductions and overtime that really adds up,” United Ways Alan Searle said. Read more » »

Jewish Groups Call on Ex-Rugby Star to Apologize for Anti-Semitic Tweet

A former Australian rugby star has been called out for tweeting the old anti-Semitic myth that jews were the ones who killed Jesus, and later deleting the two tweets without apologizing about the incident. Read more »

New jLiving boss is ‘overwhelmed by the warm welcome’

June Morton There is a new boss at the Jewish Community Housing Association, now known as jLiving, after former chief executive Sara Clarke stepped down earlier this year after more than two decades in the top job. Read more » »