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January 15, 2016  RSS feed
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Tampa Bay AIPAC event draws 300 to hear Israeli and Jordanian on peace prospects

Nearly 300 people packed the room at the Grand Hyatt in Tampa recently to listen to an Israeli and a Jordanian offer their perspectives on prospects for peace in the Middle East.  The occasion was the annual event for the Tampa Bay American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).  More...

Clearwater congregation program to spotlight evils of human trafficking, spur action

The urgency of combating human trafficking here in Florida and ways in which people can take action will be the focus of a panel discussion hosted by Congregation Beth Shalom in Clearwater on Sunday, Jan. 31 at 11 a.m.  Following the panel, attendees will participate in “The Red Sand Project,” symbolically showing support for those who “fall through cracks.”  More...

Largest society of U.S. historians rejects anti-Israel resolution

(JTA) – The largest society of historians and history professors in the United States rejected a resolution condemning what it calls Israel’s restriction of Palestinians right to education in the West Bank and Gaza.  The American Historical Association resolution, submitted by the independent group Historians Against the War, was voted down 111-51.  More...

Hungarian film backed by Nazi restitution agency nominated for foreign language Oscar

Son of Saul, the critically acclaimed film that received funding from the The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.  More...

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