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UPCOMING EVENTS & IMPORTANT DATES

Tisha B’Av / תשעה באב

July 31 @ 7:55 pm - August 1 @ 7:55 pm

Rosh Hashana / ראש השנה

September 20 @ 6:55 pm - September 22 @ 8:05 pm

Yom Kippur / יום כפור

September 29 @ 6:20 pm - September 30 @ 7:20 pm

IN THE NEWS

Italian Doctors Fooled Nazis by Inventing This Fake Disease

Originally posted by Abby Sher at thejewniverse.com on May 22, 2017 In 1943, a team of ingenious Italian doctors invented a deadly, contagious virus called Syndrome K to protect Jews from annihilation. On October 16 [...]

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France’s Macron expels party member over BDS support

Originally posted at World Israel News on May 22, 2017 Macron expelled a parliamentary candidate from his party over his support for boycotts on Israel. French President Emmanuel Macron’s En Marche Political party dropped a candidate for [...]

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Never Forget: Symposium teaches students the horrors of the Holocaust

Originally posted by Peter Cameron, May 10, 217 on Times Tribune Alan Moskin was a 19-year-old Jewish-American soldier in Gen. George S. Patton’s Third Army when his division came upon Gunskirchen, a concentration camp in [...]

By | May 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

50-YEAR SPECIAL: RELIVE THE SIX DAY WAR

Originally posted on jpost.com on May 8, 2017 June 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War (June 5-10, 1967) between Israel and the surrounding Arab countries. The war was a pivotal event in the [...]

On Independence Day, UNESCO okays resolution denying Israeli claims to Jerusalem

Originally posted on the Times of Israel BY RAPHAEL AHREN AND ALEXANDER FULBRIGHT  on May 2, 2017 The United Nation’s cultural body on Tuesday passed the latest in a series of resolutions that denies Israeli claims to [...]

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Upcoming UNESCO resolution to reject Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem

Originally published on April 27, 2017 on World Israel Newsat by Jonathan Benedek The text of an upcoming resolution would reportedly mark the first time UNESCO will officially reject Israeli sovereignty over any part of Jerusalem.  The United Nations [...]

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