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Daily Archives: June 22, 2021

Aaron Yankelevich: a Jewish gaucho (A documentary in Spanish)

Did Jewish gauchos exist? Was Alberto Gerchunoff inspired by someone in particular? Documentary in Spanish about the life of Aaron Yankelevich. Produced by Norberto Wolman and Iris Yankelevich. Complete realization of Iván Cherjovsky. With the...
Danielle Wolfson, the first Israeli woman to reach the peak of Mount Everest. Photo courtesy of Danielle Wolfson.

How chutzpah beat death at the peak of Mount Everest

Danielle Wolfson’s oxygen tank was almost empty as she neared the peak of Mount Everest on May 23. At such a high altitude and low temperature, she knew she could just sit down and...
The Israeli-owned Moshava food truck. Source: Screenshot.

Philadelphia food festival canceled after backlash over Israeli-owned vendor

A food festival in the Kensington section of Philadelphia was canceled on Sunday after controversy over an Israeli-owned food truck that was scheduled to take part in the event. Eat Up the Borders and the...
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett holds a press conference at Ben-Gurion International Airport on June 22, 2021. Photo by Flash90.

Bennett says for time being, Israelis should avoid non-essential travel abroad

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has asked Israeli citizens this week to avoid non-essential travel overseas in light of the Delta variant of the coronavirus infection rates. Speaking on Tuesday from Ben-Gurion International Airport, Bennett said...

American Jews know anti-Semitism when they see it

While the Jewish left keeps trying to convince us that most anti-Israel hatred is not anti-Semitism, a new poll has found that a large majority of American Jews see things such more clearly. The poll,...
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The Jewish stake in the battle against critical race theory

What’s the latest racist threat to American democracy? According to a host of liberal publications, it’s the nationwide push to prevent the imposition of critical race theory doctrines on public education. Articles in publications...
U.S. President Joe Biden on June 4, 2021. Source: POTUS/Facebook.

Pressure builds on Biden administration over lack of key Jewish appointments

For months, Jewish organizations in the United States have been lobbying to appoint a White House Jewish liaison. And after numerous meetings between Jewish organizational leaders and administration officials when violence erupted last month...
Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Yair Lapid with Prime Minister Naftali Bennet (center) at the Knesset in Jerusalem on June 21, 2021. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

Israel’s new leadership likely to advance Abraham Accords, put Palestinian issue on backburner

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid is scheduled to travel to the United Arab Emirates next week, marking his first visit there since he became the country’s top diplomat. The visit comes as Israel and the Biden administration...
Israel's President Reuven Rivlin with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden before delivering joint statements at the President's Residence in Jerusalem on March 9, 2016. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Biden to host outgoing Israeli President Reuven Rivlin at White House

U.S. President Joe Biden will host Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin in Washington on June 28, said the White House. “President Rivlin’s visit will highlight the enduring partnership between the United States and Israel, and the...
Israeli Health Ministry Director General Hezi Levi speaks during a press conference in Jerusalem about the coronavirus, June 21, 2020. Photo by Flash90.

Israel using vaccines rejected by Palestinian Authority

Israeli Health Ministry Director General Hezi Levi said on Monday that Israel was using the COVID-19 vaccines that the Palestinian Authority had rejected. The vaccines Israel had planned to send to the P.A. are being used “right...