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This is a Kassam morning

Soni Singer is the director of JAFI's San Diego-IBIM Student Village, situated one and a half miles from the Gaza border. She and her husband live on the outskirts of the village, and have two small children. She recorded this video to explain how her family copes with the frequent warnings …

JAFI War Diary from Southern Israel - Ravit Ohayon-Michal

Reprinted from JAFI.org; original available with other War Diary entries here.

January 14, 2009 / 18 Tevet 5769

I couldn't sleep Monday night. I couldn't stop thinking about our soldiers who are still fighting in Gaza and because of them things are quiet tonight. I thought about Nir, our Net…

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 …

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