Synagogues, Red Lines, and Free Speech with Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie

Rabbi Yoffie

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie, President Emeritus of the Union for Reform Judaism Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie, President Emeritus of the Union for Reform Judaism, joins Peter Reitzes on the Voice4Israel podcast to discuss his love of Israel, the dangers of BDS, and maintaining red lines in synagogues. Rabbi Yoffie is asked about his seminal articles …

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A Major Victory Against Anti-Israel Discrimination with the Lawfare Project

Ben Ryberg

Benjamin Ryberg, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Research at The Lawfare Project, joins Peter Reitzes to discuss its impressive victory against anti-Israel discrimination. Mr. Ryberg served as lead council on the Lawfare Project’s victory and settlement against the National Lawyers Guild (NLG), an organization in the United States that initially refused to sell advertising space …

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Israel’s Quest for Peace with Consul General Anat Sultan-Dadon

Voice4Israel, Anat Sultan-Dadon

Anat Sultan-Dadon, Consul General of Israel to the Southeastern United States, joins Peter Reitzes on the Voice4Israel podcast to discuss Israel’s quest for peace and her important work representing Israel in the United States. On today’s podcast, Consul General Sultan-Dadon is asked about working with allies to have states adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance ‘s …

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Using the Law to Protect the Safety of Jewish Students at Duke University

Susan Tuchman, Voice4Israel

Susan B. Tuchman, Director of the Zionist Organization of America’s Center for Law & Justice, joins Peter Reitzes to discuss using the law to protect the safety of Jewish students at Duke University.  On today’s podcast, Ms. Tuchman is asked to review the initial complaint that the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) filed in 2019 with the …

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Israel, a Super Democracy with Jenny Aharon

Jenny Aharon, Voice4Israel

Jenny Aharon joins Peter Reitzes on the Voice4Israel podcast to discuss her recent column Israel, a super democracy published in the Jerusalem Post. Ms. Aharon discusses Israel’s democracy and current power sharing agreement, Israel’s impressive response to COVID-19, the White House Peace Plan, feminism and Zionism, and much more.  Jenny Aharon is the director of Golden Gate Public Affairs …

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Being Visibly Jewish Supports Other Religious Minorities

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Non-Jewish allies displayed the Star of David in support of JewishAndProud. Being Visibly Jewish Supports Other Religious Minorities By Peter Reitzes When I began working in a North Carolina public school eight years ago, I was the only Jewish staff member in the building. On Sunday January 5, the last day of my school’s holiday …

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How Innocent Children Learn Blood Libels and Antisemitism

During a Chanukah celebration in late 2019 in Monsey, NY, a rabbi’s house was invaded and five Jews were stabbed. 71 year-old Josef Neumann is one of the stabbing victims. Neumann was severely wounded and may never regain consciousness. Neuman’s family issued a statement concluding: “We urge fellow Jews across the United States and around …

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Reform Jews Ask Durham’s Mayor Steve Schewel to Remove Israel from the “Israel Resolution”

Israel, Durham

by Peter Reitzes and Ethan Hertz Both authors are speaking on their own behalf and not on the behalf of any organization. Mayor Schewel Speaks at Judea Reform On October 4, Mayor Steve Schewel spoke at a 7:00PM members-only event at Judea Reform to answer questions about the Durham City Council’s “Israel Resolution” which made …

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Marginalizing the Jewish Minority in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Schools

Voice4Israel, Chapel Hill-Carrboro Schools Yahoo / Sent

The letter below was sent today.  Dear Dr. Baldwin and CHCCS Board, Both of my children attend McDougle Elementary. We absolutely love McDougle and deeply respect the teachers and staff. They take very good care of our children which we are thankful for every day. I am writing now to share with you how disappointed …

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