April Summary Post including Three T.O. Awards

April 15, 2012 at 12:17 pm Leave a comment

Dear Friends,

Today’s summary post is especially gratifying because our Tikkun Olam recipients (#28, 29, 30) are prominent voices of justice fighting against injustices. They are remarkable leaders, on the front lines and in the trenches committed to insuring protection, safety, security and survival. The issues they deal with demonstrate the highest values of Tikkun Olam, repairing and reordering the world.

Table of Contents

Anti-Semitism

Jewish Ideas Daily: Scholarship and Anti-Semitism at Yale

Jewish Times of South Jersey: Fading Anti-Semitism

Israel Today

NY Times: At Nuclear Talks, Iran and 6 Nations Agree to Meet Again

The Algemeiner: Report: Netanyahu Promised Obama No Strike on Iran Before U.S. Election

Jerusalem Post: Non-constructive ambiguity on Iran

Iran Sanctions and Military Confrontation (C-Span Video 1 hour 43 minutes) Colin Kahl; Matthew Kroenig; Heidi Shoup Panelists talked about Iran’s nuclear program and the prospects of military confrontation. …
Debaters:
Dr. Colin Kahl is an associate professor in Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, and a former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East.
Dr. Matthew Kroenig is an assistant professor in the Department of Government at Georgetown University. He is the author of Exporting the Bomb: Statecraft and the Spread of Nuclear Weapons.

Tikkun Olam Awards

28th Tikkun Olam Award to Tammi Rossman-Benjamin

29th Tikkun Olam Award to Southern Poverty Law Center

30th Tikkun Olam Award to Naomi Tucker and Shalom Bayit

Haiti Now

CLICK HEREto read a Two-Year Anniversary Greeting from Lyssa

Chicago Tribune: “The Titanic was going to Haiti, and there was a [Haitian] black man onboard”

NY Daily News: Haiti aims for tourism transformation as earthquake recovery continues

Bloomberg Businessweek: Haiti prime minister nominee clears hurdle

NPR: Vaccination Against Cholera Finally Begins In Haiti

Poems by Harriet

Biographical Sketches

Thank you for your continued interest and inputs.

All the best,

Harriet and Bill

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