Sunday, February 1, 2015 Shevat 12, 5775
By:
Nathan Diament
Lynn Schusterman, a passionate philanthropic leader in the American Jewish community, has called upon Jewish organizations to adopt policies that will foster greater inclusion of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered Jews in the community. In a recent piece published in these pages, Schusterman asked Jewish organizations to join her foundation "in adopting non-discrimination hiring policies that specifically mention sexual orientation...
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By:
Morton A. Klein and Daniel Mandel
Disturbing, shocking and eye-opening. Israel attempts to legally prevent Iranian missiles and rockets from being delivered to Gaza, controlled by the internationally recognized terrorist group, Hamas; yet the world and media condemn the Jewish state, and mourn the nine Hamas supporters killed by Israel in self-defense. And remember: Israel stops weapons, but daily allows delivery of humanitarian aid into Gaza...
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By:
Lynn Schusterman
Next week, as millions of people around the world celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month, we in the Jewish community will mark the occasion with a milestone: the first-ever LGBT Movement Building Convening, to be held June 27-29 in California. Organized by the leading Jewish LGBT organizations, Keshet and Nehirim, the event will bring together 100 leaders of...
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By:
Mark Robbins
The flotilla is sailing away. How fast? That depends -- as always in the slam-bam world of Israel news -- on your perspective. I'm a new immigrant, straddling two worlds -- the American Jewish and Israeli ones -- and I see events from both perspectives. As U.S.Jews, we depend on events and the media for the profile of Israel in...
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By:
Gary Wexler
Here is the bottom line on matters of Middle East public relations: Israel is now perceived as the pariah nation, and the Palestinians and their supporters are the cause of good. This enormous international accomplishment is a marketing professional's dream. As one of those professionals, I want to know everything I can. I want to duplicate it for my clients...
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