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2014-04-13 20:20:17

ST. LOUIS, April 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) called the shootings earlier today at two Jewish community centers near Kansas City, which left three people dead, "an unspeakable and heinous act of violence" and called on the public not to draw any conclusions until authorities have released the results of the investigation. While authorities have not yet determined whether the incidents were a hate crime, ADL remains in close contact with...

2014-02-06 16:24:35

NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC is challenging the Presbyterian Church (USA) commitment to Israeli-Palestinian peace, following the publication of Zionism Unsettled: A Congregational Study Guide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) This study guide, billed by the church as an educational resource, was produced by the Israel Palestine Mission Network (IPMN), one of the church's educational arms. "It is a devastating distortion of Jewish...

2013-11-07 08:26:18

Moshava Ba'ir leads the way as Jewish foundations and leadership focus on day camps. NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The power of overnight camp experiences to turn Jewish youth into spirited and engaged Jewish adults is recognized by researchers and Jewish foundations. But day camps, which benefit from being local, cheaper and more ubiquitous than overnight camps, have been largely overlooked. No longer. Moshava Ba'ir summer day camp represents a new model that combines...

2013-11-06 08:25:15

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Moshava Malibu, a program of Bnei Akiva of Los Angeles, opens registration this week for its summer 2014 session, which will once again be held on the campgrounds of The Shalom Institute in Malibu. The unique partnership between Bnei Akiva and The Shalom Institute leverages a rich concentration of Jewish camping experience and Religious Zionist youth programming to bring the campership experience to the Modern Orthodox segment of the Los...

2013-09-24 12:23:24

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today expressed concern at remarks made by comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory in front of the DC City Council Building on September 17 at a rally for the District of Columbia's s living wage bill. During his speech to more than 100 people attending the rally, Gregory reportedly stated that "When you look at Hitler and those thugs, you can put Walmart right next to them." David C....

2013-08-07 16:25:24

BERLIN, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC has expressed concern about a new anti-Israel caricature in a major German newspaper. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) In today's Stuttgarter Zeitung, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is shown sitting on a park bench, holding a piece of bread for peace doves that he is poisoning with liquid from a bottle labeled "settlement construction." The cartoon caption falsely references a 1938 anti-Nazi song by...

2013-07-24 12:28:16

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hague Odyssey: Israel's Struggle For Security On The Front Lines Of Terrorism And Her Battle For Justice At The United Nations (Bartleby Press, August 2, 2013; $27.50) is a ground-breaking book written by Richard D. Heideman, international attorney who represented hundreds of victims of terrorism throughout his legal career and has received for clients federal court judgments for billions of dollars against Iran and Syria as...

2013-07-10 16:25:13

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) expressed deep concern over recent reports of a cross burning incident which took place in Lilesville, North Carolina on July 6, 2013. According to news reports, police were called to a residence in Lilesville at 4:30 a.m., where officers found a cross burning in an African American family's yard. Four Caucasian individuals have been arrested and charged in connection with what police have deemed...

2013-06-28 08:22:40

LONDON, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Israeli Persecution against Orthodox Jews Venue: European Commission Headquarters, Brussels, Belgium Date: Monday 1st July 2013 Time: 15:00 CEST As tensions between the State of Israel and the Orthodox Jewish community over new draft legislation reaches a climax and civil war threatens to engulf the country, European Jewry is reacting: a massive demonstration, to be attended by over 1,000 rabbinical...

2013-06-25 12:28:06

18 members of the Knesset join rally, calling for "Concrete Action" from the government TEL AVIV, Israel, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Almost 2,000 people gathered in 11 cities across Israel for a rally to revive the Middle East peace process and support the efforts of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and the renewal of the Arab Peace Initiative on Sunday, June 23. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120428/DC96873LOGO-b ) OneVoice Israel, along with 20...


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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Aaron Aaronsohn (1876-May 15, 1919) was a renowned Romanian-born Jewish agronomist, botanist, traveler, entrepreneur, and Zionist politician. He was born in Bacău, Romania, and brought Palestine, then part of the Turkish Ottoman Empire, at the age of six, when his parents were among the founders of Zichron Yaakov, one of the pioneer Jewish agricultural settlements of the First Aliyah. After his study in France, Aaron Aaronsohn botanically mapped Palestine and its surroundings and...

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