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In "Genesis of the Palestinian Authority" journalist David Bedein who runs the Israel Resource News Agency and the Center for Near East Policy Research, takes us inside the world of the Palestinian Authority, which Bedein has covered for the past 23 years, since the day of its inception in 1994. The book is also masterfully edited by Holocaust historian and noted writer, Rabbi Dr. Bernhard Rosenberg.
Here are a number of topics that Bedein’s book and research shed light upon:
The Palestinian Authority:
In 1993, the PLO and Israel signed the Oslo accords, in which the PLO agreed to fight terror and disarm Hamas, end incitement against Israel and cancel the PLO covenant which called for Israel’s destruction. Bedein hired an Arab TV
JAHM’s 2017 theme is American Jews in Medical Research
Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM), a national commemoration of the contributions that Americans Jews have made to the fabric of our nation’s history, culture, and society, announces the theme for the May 2017 celebration. This year, JAHM celebrates Americans Jews who have made a significant impact in the field of medical research. Now in its 12th year, JAHM encourages people of all backgrounds to learn about and draw
Festival Features Concerts, Folk Oratorio, Talks & Workshops
The sixth annual Yidstock: The Festival of New Yiddish Music will include concerts by legendary and up-and-coming bands, a folk oratorio by a founder of the Klezmatics, plus talks, workshops, and other special events.
Yidstock 2017 takes place July 13 to 16 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts.
This year’s lineup includes Eleanor Reissa & Frank London's Klezmer Brass Allstars, the Hankus Netsky
In ‘One More Light,’ Thalia Hakin essay focuses on the mitzvah of Shabbat candles
More than a year ago, Thalia Hakin wrote an essay for a contest on the importance of lighting the Shabbat candles.
“When you light up a candle you light up your neshama [soul]. And you light up the world. And when you light up the world you make it a better place. Like for you and me and everybody. Now the world is dark but soon to be bright for us. And im yirtze Hashem [G d willing] Moshiach will come.”
A unique, funny and disarming man gets to the parts of America that Obama seems not to have noticed, even those populated by African-Americans
Many serious people have researched and written about anti-Semitism—but only a handful have attained a large, popular audience. This is understandable since the subject is sobering, even frightening. Often, our most distinguished experts find themselves preaching to the converted or only to other scholars who specialize in this area. How can we wake