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  • 'A way for me to honor them': artist Jaime Scholnick on her Gaza images

    'A way for me to honor them': artist Jaime Scholnick on her Gaza images
    From a distance, the dozens of images that hang from the walls at CB1 Gallery in downtown Los Angeles look as if they might have emerged from a highly stylized comic book. Lines in black, blue, yellow and red come together to form pictures of people,...
  • Israeli Druze angered by their country's medical assistance to Syrian rebels

    MAJDAL SHAMS, Golan Heights Mira Amer, 50, was sleeping Tuesday before dawn in the Druze village of Majdal Shams in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights when police raided her home and arrested her son on suspicion of lynching a wounded Syrian who was on...
  • Niagara Foundation disinvites Israeli consul general to the Midwest

    Niagara Foundation disinvites Israeli consul general to the Midwest
    A nonprofit group devoted to promoting global fellowship and civic conversations is under fire for rescinding an invitation to one of Israel's top U.S. diplomats. Roey Gilad, consul general of Israel to the Midwest, on June 18 was to discuss whether...
  • Israel says it hits Gaza launch pad after rocket fired

    The Israeli military carried out an airstrike on a rocket launching device in the Gaza Strip Wednesday after it was used by militants to fire on Israel. The airstrike hit an open area in northern Gaza, causing no casualties. The rocket, fired into...
  • Rabbi to retire after 35 years with Congregation Beth Shalom

    Serving the same congregation for 35 years, Rabbi Carl Wolkin has been the voice of faith for thousands of people during times of both celebration and grief. "I'm looking back, and I can easily smile and I can also easily shed tears," said Wolkin, who...
  • Druze anger sparks deadly attack on Israeli ambulance

    An unprecedented attack by a mob of Israeli Druze villagers who snatched a wounded Syrian rebel from an Israeli ambulance in the Golan Heights and beat him to death reflects the spiraling anger among the Jewish state's Druze minority, which has been...
  • Red Cross fears for Palestinian hunger striker in Israel

    A prominent Palestinian detainee who has been on a hunger strike for 48 days faces an "immediate risk" of death, the International Committee of the Red Cross said Tuesday, urging Israel to allow his family to visit in line with international conventions....
  • Milstein is new AJC director for Palm Beach County

    Milstein is new AJC director for Palm Beach County
    The Palm Beach County Regional Office of American Jewish Committee has a new director. Laurence Milstein joins AJC after serving nearly nine years at the Anti-Defamation League, most recently in the Florida Regional Office as director of corporate...
  • Israeli Druze alarmed by plight of their brethren in Syria

    Members of Israel's Druze minority, long among the Jewish state's most loyal citizens, have become increasingly concerned about the plight of their beleaguered brethren in neighboring Syria. Now, they are asking the state of Israel to help their fellow...
  • Chutzpah and humor temper message in the play 'Bad Jews'

     Chutzpah and humor temper message in the play 'Bad Jews'
    Daphna (Molly Ephraim), an opinionated and quarrelsome Vassar senior, has embraced her Judaism to the extent that she plans to move to Israel after graduation, start a rabbinical program led by a female vegan rabbi and even join the Israeli army if she...
  • Pool party benefits FIDF

    Pool party benefits FIDF
    Approximately 200 people packed the rooftop of the Gale South Beach Hotel in Miami Beach for the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces Young Leadership Division-Greater Miami Chapter's third annual pool party. The party featured a DJ spinning a mix of...