Teen Emily Dubin processed her experience on the March of the Living with BBYO Passport through a heartfelt, multimedia poem. The poem conveys the impact of the experience through raw emotion and reinforces that this an important experience to have in order to “never forget.”
This Purim, at a retreat center in Connecticut, Roseanne Barr invoked ancient Jewish tradition in a modern framework and changed three women’s lives in a profound and important way.
Robby Etzkin was a guest at BBYO International Convention 2014, which brought together nearly 2,000 Jewish teens from 20 countries, including a delegation from NFTY. Inclusive Jewish teen collaboration like this, without borders, is a clear, emerging and positive trend.
The interim nuclear agreement between the P5+1 (Britain, China, France, Russia, the United States as well as Germany) and Iran is a disaster, writes ZOA National President Morton A. Klein.
In a time where the Jewish community is once again shaking its head and wracking its brain in light of a Pew Study that shows that the Jewish community is increasingly disassociating itself with Judaism itself in terms of ritual and observance, a program like Blues for Challah – the Jewish Grateful DeadFest – stands to shift from novelty to strategy.
On 20th anniversary of the Oslo Accords, the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA)’s National President Morton A. Klein has issued the following statement:
The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA)’s National President Morton A. Klein has released the following statement regarding Syria:
With the start of a new school year, there’s reason to be concerned: Anti-Semitism is a serious problem on some college campuses, causing Jewish students to feel threatened and even fear for their safety. Yet the U.S. government is not enforcing the law to protect them.
No one should suggest Russia is persecuting or rounding up gays like the Nazis did with Jews (and homosexuals, among others). But it is obvious that Russia is oppressing the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community in a manner similar to the ways in which the Soviet Union once oppressed the Jewish community.
Page one of the Middle East leader playbook has historically been the same. When things get uncomfortable, do not hesitate to blame Israel. Read full Op-Ed by Daniel Elbaum, the American Jewish Committee’s Assistant Executive Director and Director of Regional Offices.