Israel

Yom HaAtzmaut – or Israeli Independence Day – to be marked with Israeli music star Kobi Oz

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  This year, you can virtually celebrate Yom HaAtzmaut Israeli style, with a renowned Israeli musician’s performance.   Yom HaAtzmaut, or Israeli Independence Day, is often celebrated in Israel with barbecues and family time in the park. The nighttime features stages with music, like Summerfest, but spread across 20 to 30 different cities in Israel, according […]

Yom HaAtzmaut – or Israeli Independence Day – to be marked with Israeli music star Kobi Oz

Yom HaAtzmaut – or Israeli Independence Day – to be marked with Israeli music star Kobi Oz

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  This year, you can virtually celebrate Yom HaAtzmaut Israeli style, with a renowned Israeli musician’s performance.   Yom HaAtzmaut, or Israeli Independence Day, is often celebrated in Israel with barbecues and family time in the park. The nighttime features stages with music, like Summerfest, but spread across 20 to 30 different cities in Israel, according […]

Shin shin Noam has Milwaukee observations 

Shin shin Noam has Milwaukee observations 

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  Israeli Noam Rabinovich  has been in Milwaukee for three months now and she’s arrived at two key takeaways: the snow is like something out of a movie and the community here is amazing.  “Let’s talk about the winter,” the 18-year-old said. “In Israel, you just need to pick which beach you want to go […]

My Morocco: A journey in search of my heritage 

My Morocco: A journey in search of my heritage 

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  In 2013 when I was in graduate school, I was walking to one of my classes in the business school when I saw a big sign calling to boycott an Israeli–themed lunch scheduled for that week.   I looked at the sign and saw that it alleged the Israeli lunch menu was “expropriating Arab cuisine […]

Netanyahu and others to speak at virtual U.S. event

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  The Yeshiva Beth Yehudah of Michigan will host an annual dinner with virtual remarks from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and others on Sunday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. The virtual event will also feature remarks from His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to the United States, Jamie Dimon, CEO, JPMorgan Chase, […]