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Reporting from the front lines of the PR war

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 w…

First, she helped families under fire in Sderot. Now, JDC staffer's own hom

Posting provided by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (www.jdc.org), a UJC partner agency.

It had never occurred to Batsheva Tamano, director of JDC’s Atzmaut program in Sderot, that her work helping Ethiopian-Israeli families gain self-sufficiency would one day help her own…

From a moshav in southern Israel, a fierce rebuttal to a US-based Israel cr

This posting was provided by the Birmingham, AL Jewish Federation, and can be read on their site here.

Margaret Kartus Duvdevani grew up in Birmingham and has lived in southern Israel for many years on Moshav Talmei Yosef. She sent the following to Birmingham attorney David Gespass in respon…

Hamas rocket attacks close schools

This article was provided by World ORT. The original version of this story can be seen here.

Three schools in World ORT’s Kadima Mada (Science Journey) program have been temporarily closed in the face of continued Hamas rocket attacks from Gaza.

The security measure has undoubtedly saved…

From Volunteers to Near-Victims in Just Moments

This blog entry was provided by Karen Zivan, who made Aliyah last summer from Rochester to Hashmonaim, where she works a school psychologist and yoga teacher.


And believe me we are all praying for exactly that... every soldier should be home with his family as soon as possible.

I, unf…

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