Monthly Archives: June 2009

42 million refugees

UNHCR annual report shows 42 million people uprooted worldwide Press Releases, UNHCR, 16 June 2009 The number of people forcibly uprooted by conflict and persecution worldwide stood at 42 million at the end of last year amid a sharp slowdown … Continue reading

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US policy endangers Israel

Obama’s Wobbliness Is a Great Danger to Israel Obama’s rhetoric only emboldens terrorists Instead of embracing peace, Arab leaders converted the West Bank territory they came to control into a launching pad for suicide bombing, an Intifada that killed more … Continue reading

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Jerusalem to become biomed center

20% Growth in the Number of Life Science Companies and 34% Growth in the Number of Life Science Employees in Jerusalem Relative to 2006 Nir Barkat, Mayor of Jerusalem: “I intend to raise and invest 100 million NIS in Jerusalem’s … Continue reading

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Historical Jewish Jesus

Revisiting New Testament: Was Jesus Just a Normal Human Being? Tabor has proven that the foundations of Judaism, Christianity and Islam can be traced back to the great Abrahamic Faith, despite the different directions in which they all developed. His … Continue reading

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Rescuing food for the hungry

Food charity faces challenges Volunteers at Table to Table, which collects food from catered events and distributes it to needy families, says recession felt in organization’s activity, but work continues with full force By Stacey Maltin, YNet News, June 14, … Continue reading

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Yiddish festival in Montreal

Yiddish festival is a ‘milestone’ International event embraces wide-ranging cultural phenomenon By PAT DONNELLY, The Gazette, June 13, 2009 The upcoming Montreal International Yiddish Theatre Festival, which opens Wednesday, will be a historic event of unprecedented scope. That’s according to … Continue reading

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New chemical to fight breast cancer

Israel-US team kills breast cancer in the dark In the study on mice corroles, the Israel-US team was able to shrink breast cancer tumors at doses five times lower than standard chemo treatments (based on a drug called doxorubicin). Also, … Continue reading

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Arabs must reciprocate

Civil fights: It’s the reciprocity, stupid By Evelyn Gordon , THE JERUSALEM POST, June 10, 2009 Whenever Israel has made concrete concessions in exchange for promises, those promises have proved kited checks when it tried to cash them – leaving … Continue reading

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