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Black Lives Matter and the Plight of Minorities

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 Last week, worldwide outrage hit its peak, as a violent video made waves on social media, documenting George Floyd, an African American man, being murdered by a Caucasian police officer Devin Chauvin. Protests supporting the Black Lives Matter movement have rippled around the world since, and cities across Israel have also shown up in solidarity.…

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Do We Really Need More Learning on Shavuot?

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Just seven weeks after Passover comes the bookend of the harvest holidays called Shavuot, also known as the Feast of the Weeks. Shavuot celebrates the day the Jewish people first received the Torah at Mount Sinai, and welcomed the sacred wisdom passed down from above to below. Today, Shavuot tradition includes feasting on dairy and…

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The City of Jerusalem is Flourishing

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In a report by the Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research, Jerusalem is blossoming, and laying the framework for positive growth. As the largest city in Israel housing over 919,000 people, all signs are pointing up. More religious and Arab residents have joined the employment and educational sectors, and less youth are choosing to emigrate. The…

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Important Prize from Nefesh B’Nefesh goes to our editor Zo Flamenbaum

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As the publisher of “Israel-Between The Lines”, the Israeli-Swiss Association, is especially pleased that our editor, Zo Flamenbaum, has been awarded the Bonei Zion Prize by the organization Nefesh B’Nefesh in the category “Young Leadership”. We congratulate Zo on this important achievement.  We are honoured that Zo is part of our team. For four years…

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Pro Soccer Players and Fans Train the Elderly

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Unable to take the field, Jerusalem Soccer players from the Beitar Millenium Jerusalem Football Club have opted to teach the elderly how to take on the digital field. As part of a volunteer program, players and their fans were invited to fill a need, supporting the elderly in isolation learn how to use various online…

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