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Beit Hatfutsot’s exhibition on the history of Iranian Jews to open at The Fowler Museum at UCLA

  The Story of Iranian Jews’ will be on display from October 21, 2012 – March 10, 2013 “We are thrilled that the Fowler Museum chose to bring Light and Shadows to Los Angeles and to share the story of Persian Jewry with a new audience,” said Irina Nevzlin Kogan, newly elected Chair of Beit Hatfutsot, who will speak at the exhibition’s opening reception Los Angeles, ‘Light and Shadows: The Story of Iranian Jews’, an unprecedented exhibition devoted to the history, culture and contemporary life of Iranian Jewry, will be on display at The Fowler Museum at the University of…
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“Big Questions” Series Marks 9/11

  Global Day, the highly momentous large scale international event, which takes place this year on November 18th   NEW YORK, NY – Where were you when the towers fell? In an effort to encourage discussions on compelling issues of the day, while fostering an interactive dialogue leading up to the Global Day of Jewish Learning on Sunday November 18, 2012, the “Big Questions” forum has been created. As we approach 9/11 the question being posed to the public is: Do you bless the bad? We are about to commemorate the September 11th tragedy. How do you relate to bad…
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IDF battles new terror trend: Attempts to spread health hazards

  Military Police soldiers thwart repeated attempts to illegally smuggle spoiled food products at crossings in Judea and Samaria by a network of Palestinian smugglers   The Military Police Erez battalion stationed at crossings in Judea and Samaria and the Jerusalem region has recently encountered a new trend of illegal activity- attempts to smuggle spoiled meat and egg products that might cause a "sanitary terror attack". Most illegal activity in the region takes place at vehicle crossings. "Time and time again we see illegal activity at the crossings, and the Palestinian find new, creative ways to do so," said commander…
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While the World Talks, Iran Enriches; More Pressure Needed

AIPAC, After two rounds of negotiations, Tehran continues to reject demands by the permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany (P5+1) to suspend higher-level enrichment and transfer outside of the country its stockpile of 20-percent enriched uranium. Iran has taken advantage of the talks to advance its nuclear program and cleanse a suspected nuclear site. If any hope remains to persuade Tehran to come into compliance with its obligations, the international community must dramatically step up pressure on Iran. Tehran cannot be allowed to exploit yet another round of talks to advance its nuclear weapons pursuit.  Talks with…
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New Exhibition at Beit Hatfutsot Pays Tribute to Jewish Volunteers from Abroad in Israel's War of Independence

  “The exhibition is a visual story of the brave and determined Jewish men and women who responded to an immediate need and came from around the world to aid the newly-created State of Israel "   “The exhibition is a visual story of the brave and determined Jewish men and women who responded to an immediate need and came from around the world to aid the newly-created State of Israel during its War of Independence” — Irina Nevzlin Kogan Beit Hatfutsot, the Museum of the Jewish People, is proud to announce a groundbreaking exhibition celebrating the contribution of Jewish…
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Israeli pavilion at Yeosu 2012 Expo inaugurated

  "Sea of Inspiration" to imbue visitors with underwater magic. Israel Pavilion at Yeosu Expo in Korea to take visitors on aquatic journey   The Israel Pavilion at the Expo 2012, also known as the Sea of Inspiration, is set to excite visitors with the immersive underwater journey and breathtaking topographical viewing experience. This pavilion captures Israel's unique marine offering as characterized across technology, science, education, culture and environment, in an interactive and rousing manner. The façade of the pavilion was designed by renowned Israeli lighting artist Ayala Serfaty, to welcome visitors by showcasing the Israeli pavilion's theme "Sea of…
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Agritech Israel 2012

In mid-May, Israel will showcase the latest and greatest agricultural technologies available in the world today   By Avigayil KadeshMore than 7,000 foreign visitors from 115 countries will converge on Tel Aviv May 15-17 to find out the newest approaches and inventions to grow better crops, flowers and even fish and dairy cows. Agritech Israel 2012, the 18th International Agricultural Exhibition, is the go-to event for reps from 200 companies along with potential customers from North America, South America, Europe, Africa and Asia. By now it’s a cliché, but nevertheless as true as ever, that since the establishment of the…
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New tool makes information about victims of Nazi persecution now searchable online

  "This project is about restoring the identities of the victims, the people who the Nazis tried to erase." WJC, People who want to find out more about the fate of family members who became victims of the Nazi Holocaust now have a new resource online. The World Memory Project, jointly set up by the US Holocaust Memorial Museum and the website ‘Ancestry.com’, allows people to sift online through documents that previously required a lengthy manual search. Since May, more than 2,200 people from around the world have indexed more than 700,000 records. That means data on more than 30,000…
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WJC ANALYSIS - The choice between two evils: the PLO and UNESCO and the crisis in Gaza

While Gaza presents Israel with a military and security challenge, the government in Ramallah is challenging Israel's very legitimacy and identity   By Pinhas InbariWJC, Last week Israel was twice tested by the Palestinian leadership. On the one hand, its territory was bombarded by missiles out of Gaza, while on the other, the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) was admitted to UNESCO as a permanent member of the organization. These events illustrate the challenges Israel is facing with regard to Hamas and the Fatah, Gaza and Ramallah, and the decisions and choices it must make.While Gaza presents Israel with a military…
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