The Israeli Scouts will spend the day with Camp JCC and then perform for the
general public on Monday, July 28, at 7 pm, at the Jewish Community
Center, 500 Clubhouse Rd., Vestal.
“I feel so vulnerable when I am driving my car,” said Ehud Zion Waldoks
of Beersheba. “I am constantly preparing to stop abruptly, to leap out
and grab my daughter and run for cover. I am calculating my speed to be a
little faster than usual, but not reckless. I am checking where the
nearest wall is at every traffic light.” Waldoks’ story is similar to
that of all southern Israelis – and now most of the state of Israel, as
rockets penetrate deeper than ever into the Jewish state. But as a
resident of Beersheba, Waldoks is more accustomed than others to the
sound of sirens, to the 60-second rush to the bomb shelter.
Leaflets threatening the Jewish community because of Israel’s Gaza
operation were found on parked cars in a Chicago neighborhood.
When Katka Reszke and Slawomir Grunberg tied the knot at the historic
White Stork Synagogue in this southwestern Polish city, they were
determined that the occasion would be more than just a wedding. They
wanted it to be a symbol of how thousands of Polish Jews – like
themselves – have found their way back to Judaism and Jewish identity.
Anti-Israel protesters hurled a firebomb at a synagogue during an
unauthorized demonstration in a heavily Jewish suburb of Paris.
Many schools assign students a summer break reading list to complete for
the fall. Beyond the assigned list, some students may also want an
enriching reading experience during their free time.?JNS.org suggests 14
Jewish-themed books for the 2014 summer break.
The debate about whether Jews have a future in Europe has once again
surfaced, as Israel’s Operation Protective Edge gained momentum in
response to Hamas rocket attacks from Gaza.