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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…

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…

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