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On the Ground in Israel and NJ

A personal view of our efforts in Israel from Amir Shacham, Associate Executive Vice President, Israel and Overseas

The Fifth Tribe Has Not Yet Really Spoken

The results of the Israeli general elections are clear cut. “The tribe has spoken.” The Israeli democracy, despite all its faults, is producing for us a distinct reflection of the Israeli society and its choices.

President Rivlin will most likely ask Netanyahu, once again, to form the g…

The Strategic Power of the Partnership

The concept of partnership relations between Greater MetroWest NJ and communities overseas is difficult to explain and hard to measure. What often confuses people is the fact that in partnership relations we are not talking only about specific, framed, isolated projects and their evaluation.…

A Real Big Hug

As I write this, almost 300 rockets were launched from Gaza to Israel within 15 hours.

Achi Israeli – My Brother Israeli

Achi Israeli is a program operated by our Federation and funded through a grant from the Jewish Community Foundation. It speaks directly to our Kedma agenda of promoting shared and cohesive society in Israel.

From the Gaza Perimeter

Yesterday, Parks Authority’s rangers found a dead bird, a falcon, on a tree near the Gaza border. There was a string attached to it leading to a flammable material. It was probably sent from Gaza in order to start yet another fire in the Negev.