Summer 2011 Post

June 19, 2011 at 8:17 pm Leave a comment

 Dear Friends,

In this summer post, we are happy to welcome on board, Lyssa Fils-Aimé Hargrove, who is our new editor for the Haiti Now section. We look forward to receiving her submissions on a quarterly basis; the next time will be the September Fall post. Thank you Lyssa for your work on behalf of the project. Please see her introduction which details her connections with the Jewish community growing up and as a college student.

We will be taking a summer break so look for the next long post in September and in the meantime, selected items that we feel are particularly significant will be posted.

We are delighted to note that as of today, the blog has had over 15,500 views. Please spread the word to people you think will be interested in being on our e-mail list.

We deeply appreciate your involvement and hope to hear from you during the summer regarding personal concerns and/or issues you would like us to focus on.

All the best,

 Harriet and Bill

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Israel Today

  1.  Voice of America: Israel Launches 5-Day Civil Defense Drill

  2. U.S. News & World Report: Israel’s Options for Dealing With a Nuclear Iran

Anti-Semitism

  1. NY Times: Letter of Hitler’s First Anti-Semitic Writing May Be the Original

  2. Remarks by President Obama at Buchenwald Concentration Camp

  3. At Gillibrand’s Urging, U.S. Announces Pull-Out From U.N. Durban III Summit

  4.  Jerusalem Post: US joins Israel, Canada in boycotting Durban III

  5. UN Watch: Despite Obama boycott, UN moves ahead to organize “Durban III” racism summit

  6. CLICK HERE for the YouTube Anti-Semitism web page if you want to research the subject

Haiti Now

  1. Revised Haiti Now section:
    Introducing the NEW Haiti Now Editor – Lyssa Fils-Aimé Hargrove.

  2. An Interview with the First Tikkun Olam Award winner, Rodneyse Bichotte  

  3. Miami Herald: Martelly promises free education and other changes in first speech as Haiti president 

  4. UN News Center: Death toll from floods in Haiti rises to 23  

  5. Washington Post: Haiti’s new president embraces diaspora but some are wary their interests won’t be protected

  6. Montreal Gazette: Clinton launches Haiti housing project

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