Explaining Anti-Semitism and Discrimination to the Durham City Council: An Open Letter

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Amy Rosenthal with Josh Ravitch Explaining Anti-Semitism and Discrimination to the Durham City Council Voice4Israel board member Amy Rosenthal sent this letter to Durham City Council member Mark-Anthony Middleton to share her concerns about the discriminatory nature of the Council’s decision to single out Israel. Read more about Durham’s anti-Israel discrimination here Hello Mr Middleton, I … Read more

Israeli Songs of the Summer at Camp Shelanu

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Shelly Roccah – Dance Counselor at Camp Shelanu Shelly Roccah is the dance instructor at Camp Shelanu. Ms. Roccah is 21 years old,  was born in Ramat Gan, Israel, and has been dancing since she was 3 years old. Ms. Roccah has practiced modern dancing and Balinese dancing, but her favorite style is Hiphop. Shelly shares, … Read more

Netta Barzilai Dazzles North Carolina

Barzilai walking off stage to screaming applause. Netta Barzilai, an Israeli singer who recently won the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, played to a packed house at Raleigh’s Crabtree mall today. Barzilai’s set was filled with singing, dancing, and wild applause. Fans and families sang along. The local Israeli community was well represented and watched from … Read more

Lullabies and Blood-Libels: An Open Letter to the Durham City Council

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Voice4Israel Continues to Speak Out Voice4Israel board member Mike Ross wrote this open letter to the Durham City Council on August 16 objecting to the Council’s demonization of Israel and the Mayor Pro Temore’s perpetuation of the myth that Israel indiscriminately targets civilians.   Dear Mayor Schewel and Councilpersons Alston, Caballero, Freeman, Johnson, Middleton, and Reece, … Read more

Heavy Metal Peacemakers

Chen Balbus, V4I, Voice4Israel

Chen Balibus Chen Balbus of Orphaned Land Speaks with Voice4Israel Chen Balbus, guitar player of the Israeli band Orphaned Land, answers questions for Voice4Israel about being a successful and respected musician in Israel.  Haaretz refers to Orphaned Land as “Israel’s most successful metal band [which] has fans throughout the Arab world. For 27 years it … Read more

Israel Under Fire: From Green to Black, Turning Israel to Ash

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Israel under fire Amy Rosenthal shares her memories and pictures of a beautiful Israel landscape with our readers. “With 678 fires so far, crops burning and animals burned alive, where is the outrage?” Amy Rosenthal Israel Burns from Hamas Attacks As Israel burns from Hamas attacks, day after day for more than 100 days, why … Read more

An American Volunteering In Israel During the Attack

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Photo Credit: Israeli Defense Forces Mark Werner, an American volunteer on an Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) base from Raleigh, North Carolina, reports his experience near Gaza. Writing in The Times of Israel, Werner states: “Most Americans have never had the experience of being wakened in the middle of the night by a Tzeva Adom (‘Code Red’) … Read more