Category Archives: World

Are you ‘Camp-Passionate?’ Jewish summer camps change lives

More than half a century ago, Bob Dylan was another young American Jew at the Jewish summer camps that have been incubators of American Jewish life for decades. Photo courtesy of Simon & Schuster. Jewish summer camps have created American Jews — in some ways, far more effectively than any other institution in American Jewish life. Read more » »

Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA

Israel intercepts flotilla vessel attempting to break blockade of Gaza JERUSALEM (JTA)—The Israeli Navy intercepted an activist ship in the waters off the coast of the Gaza Strip. Read more » »

Peoria and Tazewell health inspection results for May

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This Day, July 4, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin

July 4 925: Moslems raided Oria as part of their attacks on Italy. Ten rabbinical leaders were killed and many others were taken into captivity, including 12 year old Shabbetai Donnolo, who later achieved fame as a physician 1187: Guy de Lusignan Read more » »

B’nai B’rith Commends Episcopal Church For Continuing To Oppose Punitive Economic Measures Against

B’nai B’rith International welcomes the decision by the Episcopal Church in the United States not to align with a campaign to single out Israelis and companies doing business with Israel for punitive measures. Read more » »

Época de tristes recordaçőes

17 de Tamuz a 09 de Av – Tisha b’Av- 04 a 25 de julho de 2015 „E ergueu toda a congregação a sua voz; e chorou o povo naquela noite: „: Números X1V-1 Tem início em 4 de julho, três Semanas de luto no calendário judaico. Read more »

United Church of Christ’s Adoption of BDS Resolution Promotes Economic Warfare, Not Peace

B’nai B’rith International condemns the United Church of Christ’s (UCC) adoption of a Boycott, Divestments and Sanctions (BDS) resolution against Israel. The church’s governing assembly voted on June 30 to divest from various businesses deemed tied to Israeli policies of which the motion’s promoters disapprove. Read more » »

Gallery: Rally For Israel At Place Des Nations (Geneva, Switzerland)

In light of the current wave of unrelenting attacks against Israel’s legitimacy, B’nai B’rith International joined B’nai B’rith Europe, local lodges and dozens of other Jewish organization to rally in support of Israel outside of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. Read more » »

Colton-Max honored for decade at JCHC

+ enlarge image JCHC CEO Harold Colton-Max shows the award presented to him by COO Laurie Loughney at the organization’s June 15 annual gala. Read more » »

Save The Date: 18/8, Encontro com Demétrio Magnoli, na B’nai B’rith

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