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Thursday, August 18, 2011 Jewish Federation: Stand with Israel against contractors of terrorism Statement from The Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines      August 18, 2011    The Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines condemns the multiple cross border attacks by Arab terrorists today on southern Israel from the Sinai.  We join with the people of Israel in […]

  Underground Crusader city revealed beneath streets of Acre Archeologists prepare to uncover entire compound built in medieval times and hidden for centuries under the rubble in northern Israel. By The Associated Press Tags: Israel archeology Israel tourism Off the track beaten by most Holy Land tourists lies one of the richest archaeological sites in […]

From the Canton Repository, May 25, 2011 Israeli delegation to discuss security, economic development Visitors from Akko Israel including the Vice Mayor Ori Arnon, and Chairman of Council Yehuda Shavit are photographed handing Tom Ream the Canton Safety Director a copy of their presentation about security in their community.      By Ed Balint CantonRep.com […]

Rami Hochman, Director General of the Ghetto Fighters House Museum and Madene Shachar, International Book Sharing Coordinator, spoke to the ninth grade Book Sharing class at GlenOak High School on March 22.   Matt Whitted, who facilitates the IBSP to ninth grade students along with Erica Russell, said “It is very power for our students […]

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From NPR.org Why Are So Many Jazz Musicians From Israel These Days? November 21, 2010 by Patrick Jarenwattananon   Arne Reimer/courtesy of the artist/Orit Pnini/courtesy of the artistClockwise, from upper left: Anat Fort, Eli Degibri, Avishai Cohen, Rafi Malkiel. For a country of some 7.5 million, Israel has a surprisingly large jazz footprint. More and […]

Cultivating understanding By GIL HOFFMAN 07/01/2010 10:12 Galilee Arab-Jewish schools inspire US artists.   Art transcends languages, cultures and even oceans, a group of American artists proved recently when they served as “artists in residence” in the Western Galilee. The artists came on a program organized by the Jewish Agency’s Partnership with Israel, which has […]

Dr. Edward L. Goodman is an expert on two things: preventing the spread of infectious diseases like swine flu, and persuading his medical colleagues in Dallas to come to Israel to learn how to get ready for any possible emergency.