Keyword: Israel
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EAST GREENWICH, R.I. –  What’s more exciting than getting a surprise package in the mail? Getting it from Israel! To strengthen our students’ connection to Israel, The Cohen … more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – In announcing U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, President Donald Trump spoke loud and clear – except when he … more
A year ago, I began an  18-month professional development program called the Merrin Fellowship for Teen Engagement. Together with 12 other JCC teen professionals we are learning from each other … more
While the majority of my time and experiences in the last 10 years have taken place in Israel, this country has also been my springboard to other worldly adventures. The most recent one took place in … more
RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) – A Mexican industrial group will acquire control of the Israeli drip irrigation giant Netafim for $1.5 billion. Mexichem has agreed to buy an 80 percent stake in … more
JTA – The Israeli-American teenager accused of making hundreds of threats against Jewish community centers in the United States sold his bomb threat services. Michael Kadar, 19, from … more
When I turned 10 years old, I remember thinking how cool it was to have a double-digit age. That first year of double-digits made the age of 10 feel special for that reason alone. A decade, … more
We have visited Israel many times over the past 40+ years. Each trip has been very special to us. There has always been something new and different to see and do.  During our most recent trip … more
JTA – I lied a lot about my dog, Zevy, who died in March of cancer, squeezed with his final strength under our bed, his favorite resting place. Here are some of the lies I told. We fell … more
NEW YORK (JTA) – On the morning of June 5, 1967, as Arab armies and Israel clashed following weeks of tension, Rabbi Irving “Yitz” Greenberg sat anxiously amid his congregants at … more
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