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A city council in the Spanish island of Ibiza has reportedly endorsed the (BDS) boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel.
The Santa Eulalia City Council, the most populated municipality on the island, has voted to support BDS in its plenary session, according to the lobby group ACOM, which works to combat BDS in Spain.
The council’s endorsement means that the city will “support the BDS campaign, the boycott against Israeli and pro-Israel institutions, companies and organizations, including Spanish nationals associated or sympathetic to the Jewish state,” ACOM said. This also means that the area of Santa Eulalia of the Island – popular with many tourists, including Israelis – will be designated a “space free of Israeli
The UJA held its Banking and Finance Event honoring Jerry Levin on Tuesday June 21, 2016 at 6 PM at the Pierre Hotel. Levin was honored with "The Pillar of the Community Award" and is the "turnover king" helping to restructure companies for more than 40 years. He served as CEO of Revlon, Burger King and Haagen Dazs and is currently CEO of JW Levin Management Partners. Levin was chair of UJA's board from 2007 to 2010 and was its president from 2010 to 2013, and general campaign
In response to a growing controversy about a graduation date scheduling conflict that would have prevented Orthodox Jewish students from attending, it appears that New York City’s iconic Baruch College has rectified the matter and put it to rest.
Weeks ago, Baruch College announced that their annual spring commencement ceremony would take place on Friday evening, May 27th at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Because the time was set for 5:00 pm, this placed Orthodox Jewish students in a
J. Greenstein & Co. to Feature Rare European Judaica Pieces Significant to Jewish History and Observance
NEW YORK, NY, May 1st, 2016 – On May 17th, 2016, J. Greenstein & Co.’s Auction House (www.jgreenstein.com), the highly esteemed source of antique and rare Judaica, will host its bi-annual Judaica auction, featuring unique Judaica pieces. This auction will feature unique pieces from the collection of Rabbi Henri Loeb, Belgium’s Grand Rabbi from 1834-1859, and a piece found in an
When it comes to visiting Israel, it’s never a good time to go and it’s always a good time to go. For 400 Jewish mothers from the US, Canada, Russia and Israel, the week of October 19 was the perfect time to go.
That’s when the JWRP (Jewish Women’s Renaissance Program) trip participants, including myself, met up in Israel for eight days of a Jewish journey which included touring, lectures, socializing, eating and a much-needed chance for introspection of our own Jewish and family