It takes strong leaders to bring a fair and sane perspective to the conversation about Israel. It’s time to engage and prepare the next generation through the Israel Leadership Fellows Program.
Author Archive for Sally Abrams
Sally co-directs the Speakers Bureau of the Jewish Community Relations Council. She has presented the program “Israel and the Middle East: the Challenge of Peace” at hundreds of churches, schools and civic groups throughout the Twin Cities and beyond. She also teaches a Hebrew language course for the University of Minnesota's College in the Schools program at the Talmud Torah of Minneapolis.
TC Jewfolk caught up with the “Parallel Lives” Israeli soldiers, who encountered more snow and more love for Israel than they ever imagined.
The challenges posed by this long running conflict do not relieve either side of this essential responsibility: preparing their people to live in peace.
Jerusalem, a new cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi explores the rich history and culture of Jerusalem through the food traditions of one Israeli and one Palestinian.
Some 60-70% of Americans are open to learning about Israel, especially from someone they know and respect. Start the conversation! These suggestions will help.
Jerusalem-born Pastor Steven Khoury works tirelessly to build relationships between Israelis and Palestinians. Warm, affable, engaging, and a flawless English speaker, Pastor Khoury is emerging as a new voice for peace in the Middle East.
Local peacemaker Ron Garber switches from legal counselor to camp counselor, helping Israeli and Palestinian kids create a different and better future.
Bucking the trend toward universalism, Gordis argues passionately and persuasively that Israel offers a compelling model of identity, diversity and freedom.
A moment of silence at the 2012 London Olympics in a few weeks would be a powerful demonstration of solidarity against the worldwide scourge of terrorism.
The Eurovision Song Contest is all about music, cultural exchange and joyful competition. Its inclusiveness stands as in sharp contrast to the “Boycott Israel” crowd.
TCJ interviews Israeli superstar Idan Raichel in advance of his upcoming 4/16 Dakota Jazz Club concert with Mali’s virtuoso guitarist, Vieux Farka Toure.
As teen representatives for the State of Israel they came to the Twin Cities to meet, to teach, to connect. Read on for what they did – and learned – in their first visit to the US.
Arabs in need of a bone marrow transplant, but with no suitable genetic match in the family, have one last – and unexpected – place to turn for hope.
Today, in Israel, the ultra- secular and the ultra-Orthodox are locked into a vicious cycle which brings out the worst in each. The question isn’t whether a group has radicals, but what the non-radical majority intend to do about it.
History matters, but so does reality, and perhaps a nuanced understanding matters most of all.