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Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: The Truth About the West Bank

The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in cooperation with StandWithUs, a frequent partner of both the Jewish Federation & Family Services of Orange County and OC Hillel, produced the following short film about the legal technicalities regarding the West Bank in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict:

Israel’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Danny Ayalon explains the historical facts relating to the Israeli Palestinian conflict. The video explains where the terms “West Bank”, “occupied territories” and “67 Borders” originated and how they are incorrectly used and applied.

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July 20, 2011 Posted by | Israel, Organizations, Technology | Leave a comment

From the President of Hillel at UC Irvine

This morning, the President of UC Irvine Hillel, Matan Lurey, sent out the following letter to the Orange County Jewish Community.  I have attached it for you to reads:

Lurey was referencing the the letter posted to this blog last week.

November 22, 2010 Posted by | Organizations, UC Irvine, Uncategorized | , , , , , | 3 Comments

Public Service Message

On a day where public service and voting take center stage, I thought of sharing this great video message from the American Jewish World Service (AJWS). It has nothing to do with voting but public service is important. Here is a different form as it relates to the Jewish World. The video is directed by Judd Aptow stars famous Jews like Jerry Seinfeld and Sarah Silverman and a host of non Jews who lend a helping hand.

November 2, 2010 Posted by | Organizations | , , , , | Leave a comment