BDS Attacks Come to the Triangle

Israel, Durham City Council, Israel Resolution

What is BDS? BDS is the movement to boycott, divest, and sanction Israel. BDS targets only one country — Israel — which is the only country with a Jewish majority population.  During a 2019 interview, the co-founder and leader of the BDS movement, Omar Barghouti, explained that boycotting Israel would continue even after the establishment …

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This Narrow Space: A Pediatric Oncologist, His Jewish, Muslim, and Christian Patients, and a Hospital in Jerusalem

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Elisha Waldman will be speaking at Beth El Synagogue Event Featuring Dr. Elisha Waldman This Narrow Space: A Pediatric Oncologist, His Jewish, Muslim, and Christian Patients, and a Hospital in Jerusalem Thursday, September  12, 2019 7:00PM, Beth El Synagogue  1004 Watts Street, Durham, NC, 27701 Dr. Waldman is currently the Chief of the Division of …

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Congratulations to Police Chief Cerelyn “C.J.” Davis

Cerelyn Davis

Durham Police Chief Cerelyn “C.J.” Davis Inaugurated as President of National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives   Voice4Israel congratulates Durham Police Chief Cerelyn “C.J.” Davis for becoming the 42nd National President of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE). Voice4Israel acknowledges the valuable training Chief Davis received at the Georgia International Law …

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Event: Behind the Headlines of Israeli Politics

Dr. Jesse Ferris

Dr. Jesse Ferris joined the prestigious Israeli Democracy Institute (IDI) in the fall of 2008 as Vice President of Strategy. His responsibilities include international programming and development. Jesse’s first book is Nasser’s Gamble: How Intervention in Yemen Caused the Six Day War and the Decline of Egyptian Power, published in 2012 by Princeton University Press.  Read …

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How Hamas Exploits Children During the Riots on the Gaza Border

How Hamas Exploits Children

Hamas Uses Palestinian Children as Disposable Weapons As the video below details, Hamas – an internationally recognized terrorist organization – continues to coordinate attacks against Israel by using children as disposable weapons. The IsraellyCool blog correctly points out, this grotesque exploitation of Palestinian children is ignored by the United Nations, the media, and human rights …

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Event: Recent Controversies Regarding Infectious Disease Among a Small Minority of the Orthodox Jewish Community

Beth El, Edeard Halperin

Recent Controversies Regarding Infectious Disease Among a Small Minority of the Orthodox Jewish Community This presentation will address measles and herpes outbreaks. Saturday Aug 10, 2019 1pm – 2pm  Beth El Synagogue, 1004 Watts St. Durham, NC 27701, USA There is no fee or ticket for this event. For more information, visit this events page or …

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Some of Our Favorite Podcasts on Israel and Judaism

Israel, podcast, Judaism

Voice4Israel would like to share some of our favorite podcasts that regularly discuss Israel and other issues that are important to the Jewish community. These podcast recommendations include media that are left of center, right of center, and squarely in the center. The next time you are taking a walk, driving to work, or exercising …

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Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage – Presented by Fort Bragg

Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage

Exhibition Presented by Fort Bragg Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage “We become brave by doing brave things” reads the plaque honoring Terry Sanford, a former paratrooper, and later Governor of North Carolina and President of Duke University. This plaque adorns the exhibit gallery, “The Airborne and Special Operations Museum” at Fort Bragg, which houses …

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Lawsuit Update: Friedman vs Durham City Council

Background: Durham Passes the Israel Resolution A year ago, on April 16, 2018, the Durham City Council passed the “Israel Resolution” making Durham the first city in the United States to boycott police trainings specifically with Israel. This initiative began on April 5, 2018 when local activists led by the anti-Zionists of Jewish Voice for …

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Duke Acts Insensitively By Scheduling Event on Shabbat and Passover

Following the UNC-Duke highly condemned conference on Gaza, Duke has a new event on Middle East refugee issues taking place during the Jewish Shabbat and festival of Passover Last month UNC and Duke jointly hosted a conference “Conflict over Gaza” which, in reality, proved to be a one-sides series of anti-Israel talks. The bulk of …

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