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Media coverage: Lionel from Air America radio, live from Israel

From January 12-14, UJC has been conducting a media mission to the embattled areas of Israel. Below is some of the coverage from that mission.

Lionel is a host -- who apparently doesn't have a last name in his radio persona -- on Air America, a talk-radio network with affiliates throughout N…

Stories from Students and Teachers under fire

The stories below are excerpted from 'Sderot students look forward to peace', which can be read in full on the site of World ORT (A UJC/Federation partner agency), which supports the Shikma and Sha’ar HaNegev high schools through its Kadima Mada (Science Journey) program. Click to read ful…

Dispatches from the PR battle: Jan. 13

Jacob Dallal, Director of Public Relations for the Jewish Agency in North America (JAFI is a UJC/Federation partner agency), was recently called up to do reserve duty in the IDF Spokesperson's Unit, where he served for 5 years and hold the rank of Major. Jacob is reporting on the IDF's PR …

Wartime in Israel: What it looks like from Sderot

Republished with permission from the blog on the 'SDEROT: Rock in the Red Zone' Website. The posting's writer is Laura Bialis, the American director/producer of the documentary 'SDEROT: Rock in the Red Zone.' Bialis has spent the last year in Sderot on this project, and (mazel tov!) has gott…

Suddenly, we're not out of range

Originally titled 'Reflections on the War with Hamas', this is republished from the 'Israel in our Hearts' blog from the Pittsburgh Federation.

The writer, Mara Linzer, is currently in Israel with her fiance, who is an Israel reservist. She is a Rabbinic student at Hebrew Union College in Ci…

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