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  • Film festival celebrates Israeli diversity

    Film festival celebrates Israeli diversity
    Israel's most well-known director is scheduled to be a guest of honor at this year's ninth annual Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema. Avi Nesher will screen old and new films, hold question-and-answer sessions and participate in in-depth discussions...
  • Why aren't more African Americans supporting Israel?

    Why aren't more African Americans supporting Israel?
    I have recently had several spirited conversations with an old friend from high school over the Israel and Hamas conflict and the larger questions surrounding Israeli settlements, the Palestinian Intifadas and a dual state solution. My friend, a self-...
  • Connecticut Conference Of UCC Votes In Support Of Palestinians

    Connecticut Conference Of UCC Votes In Support Of Palestinians
    CHESHIRE — The Connecticut Conference of the United Church of Christ approved a resolution Friday night to divest itself of investments with any companies "profiting from the occupation of the Palestine Territories by the State of Israel." The...
  • Column was a 'one-sided attack on Israel'

    Gary Olson in his Your View trivializes Judaism in his one-sided attack on Israel. In his criticism of Israel's settlement policy — which most American Jews also oppose — he denigrates the very idea of aliyah, the religious ideal of "going...
  • Four ideas to resolve Israeli-Palestinian conflict

    In his Oct. 7 Your View, Gary Olson makes many unfounded accusations against Israel. One of those is a frequently repeated claim that Israeli settlements are a major obstacle to peace in the region. In making this claim, he demonstrates a lack of both...
  • Resolution Asks UCC Conference To Divest Interest In Certain Israel Companies

    Resolution Asks UCC Conference To Divest Interest In Certain Israel Companies
    When the Connecticut Conference of the United Church of Christ holds its 147th annual meeting Friday in Cheshire, it will be asked to consider a resolution calling for the church to divest any investments in companies "profiting from the occupation of the...
  • Israel, Palestine and the almost deal

    Israel, Palestine and the almost deal
    Gaza remains in rubble, and so does the Israel-Palestinian peace process. The latest talks collapsed in April, though it feels longer ago given the summer of violence that came afterward. Of all the world's flash points to consider, why even look at...
  • Column maligns key principle of Jewish belief

    We object to certain of Gary Olson's characterizations in his Oct. 8 Your View. He is entitled to his perspectives on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, even if couched in half-truths. But his denigration of a central Jewish value and his bastardization of...
  • Review: 'The Green Prince' ★★★

    Review: 'The Green Prince' ★★★
    As readers of spy fiction know, every secret agent has a handler, the person to whom the undercover operative reports. We've read about it in novels by Graham Greene and John le Carre, but how might it work in real life? If the intense and fascinating...
  • Prominent rabbi with Baltimore ties arrested for voyeurism

    Prominent rabbi with Baltimore ties arrested for voyeurism
    A prominent Washington rabbi with ties to the Baltimore area was arrested by D.C. police on Tuesday and charged with voyeurism, police said. Barry Freundel, 62, of the Kesher Israel Congregation in Georgetown, was being held in police custody on charges...
  • Local Jewish community supports Susan G. Komen

    Local Jewish community supports Susan G. Komen
    Lynn Levy, of West Palm Beach, has been volunteering for 18 years with Susan G. Komen South Florida, the West Palm Beach-based affiliate of Susan G. Komen — the nonprofit dedicated to saving lives and ending breast cancer forever. A 30-year...