We are all connected. One fabric of pieces quilted together.

Ari Fuld, Israel

This lovely remembrance was sent to us from a dear friend in Israel who knew Ari Fuld well.  Shattered I am shattered by tragic loss of life. It hurts hardest when it’s close to home. And today, I am reeling in the loss, very close to me. Ari Fuld, my friend, was killed today in …

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Ari Fuld – May his memory be a blessing

Ari Fuld, Israel

May His Memory Be a Blessing Ari Fuld, beloved father and advocate for Israel, was murdered in a terror attack. Fuld was assistant director of Standing Together, an organization that supports Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers. The Jerusalem Post reports, “Fuld was a father of four and a dual US-Israeli citizen. He served as a sergeant …

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Standing with Israel in Carrboro

StandWithUs, Voice4Israel

Standing with Israel  Josh Ravitch, Amy Rosenthal, and Joel Freelander braved the heat today to bring their love of Israel to the Carrboro Farmer’s Market. They were joined by Emma and Jenny Blass. This joint venture between Voice4Israel and StandWithUs was a great success.  Josh, Amy, Joel, Emma, and Jenny spoke to college students, families, …

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“I know someone in Tel Aviv!” – 
Building connections to Israel at Camp Shelanu

Israel, Camp Shelanu, Voice4Israel

Photo from Yom Israel – a day dedicated to the state of Israel Building Connections to Israel at Camp Shelanu  by Madeline Seltman  Connection to Israel  At Camp Shelanu, our connection to Israel reaches over 400 diverse children. Some of our campers have parents from Israel or have been to Israel. Some have learned about …

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Building connections to Israel at Camp Shelanu

Don’t Retweet Anti-Semites: An Open Letter to Durham City Council Member Jillian Johnson

Voice4Israel, Durham City Council

Dr. Adam Goldstein, Family Physician, Voice4Israel Board Member Dear Ms. Johnson, I saw last week that you chose to retweet a derogatory statement by Jeremy Corbyn against Israel. I suspect you may share his views about Israel in many ways, although I am not sure you are aware of how most mainstream Jewish organizations and …

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I Love Israel with Limor Schwartz

Linor Schwartz, Voice4Israel

Limor Schwartz, MSW, LCSW. Director of Clinical & Social Services, Raleigh-Cary Jewish Family Service This is the eigth post in a series featuring North Carolinians discussing their love of Israel. Thank you Limor Schwartz! What is your most memorable moment in Israel? My family still lives in Israel, so we visit annually. My favorite moments …

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

Israel, Mark Anthony Middleton, Voice4Israel

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 …

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I Love Israel with Carin Savel

Carin Savel, Voice4Israel

Carin Savel, Chief Executive Officer, Jewish Federation of Raleigh-Cary This is the seventh post in a series featuring North Carolinians discussing their love of Israel. Thank you Carin Savel! What is your most memorable moment in Israel? Hearing my cousin Leeyah yelling my name at the airport when I arrived for the first time. We …

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Israeli Songs of the Summer at Camp Shelanu

Israel, Voice4Israel, Israeli music

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, …

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