Durham Heard the Real Story of Israel-American Police Exchanges

Voice4Israel, law enforcement

Gerald Thomas, Deputy Director, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation and Captain Lars Paul, Fayetteville Police Department with Dr.Mike Ross, Co-Chair of Voice4Israel On April 16, 2018, the Durham North Carolina City Council passed the “Israel Resolution” making Durham the first city in the United States to boycott police trainings specifically with Israel.  The Durham …

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A Second Punch in the Gut: Updated HRC Draft Endorses Discrimination Against Israel and the Jewish People

Durham HRC, Israel, Durham City Council

A Second Punch in the Gut Ladies and Gentlemen, In the history of the Jewish people, we should by now be accustomed to government discrimination against Jews and Israel. Yesterday, an updated, January 2019 draft report was sent to Voice4Israel and the Jewish Federation of Durham-Chapel Hill by the Durham Human Relations Commission (HRC). It is …

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Connecticut is Not Israel: Mayor Schewel’s Allegation Rejected by Chief Lopez

Israel, Jose Lopez, Steve Schewe, Mayor Schewel, Durham City Council, Israel Resolution

Background On April 16, the Durham City Council passed a foreign policy statement making Durham the first city in the United States to boycott police trainings specifically with Israel – the only Jewish majority country on the planet. Voice4Israel has learned through public record requests that Mayor Steve Schewel and Mayor Pro Tempore Jillian Johnson referred to …

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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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