Posts Tagged ‘communities’

From antisemitism to Zoom prayers, how COVID-19 affected Europe’s Jewish communities

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Victorian report recommends tightening laws protecting communities from vilification

Browse > Home / News / Victorian report recommends tightening laws protecting communities from vilification March 3, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article A State parliamentary committee has recommended Victoria should extend its anti-vilification laws to cover a range of attributes not currently specified in legislation including the display of Nazi symbols. Shopper […]

Jewish communities in Texas battle lowest temperatures in century

WASHINGTON – As Texas is experiencing the lowest temperatures in 100 years, local communities’ volunteers are reaching out to make sure that seniors are safe and to distribute hot meals for those in need. Mariam Feist, CEO and President of the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas, told The Jerusalem Post that people were without power […]

In Texas, Jewish Communities Join a Desperately Needed Response

Now the community has repurposed the team, consisting of rabbis from each denomination and the CEOs of local Jewish agencies, to take on a very different kind of crisis: the unfolding effects of an unusual winter storm named Uri that has crippled large swaths of Texas and left millions of people without reliable access to […]

In a Texas battered by cold, Jewish communities join a desperately needed response

One year ago, Dallas’s Jewish community convened a “health crisis management team” to coordinate the local response to the brand-new COVID-19 pandemic. Now the community has repurposed the team, consisting of rabbis from each denomination and the CEOs of local Jewish agencies, to take on a very different kind of crisis: the unfolding effects of […]

Spain’s Jewish communities insist on investigation into neo-Nazi rally

Browse > Home / News / Spain’s Jewish communities insist on investigation into neo-Nazi rally February 17, 2021 by JNS Read on for article The Federation of Jewish Communities in Spain (FCJE) has called on the country’s hate-crimes public prosecutor to investigate anti-Semitic hate speech made during a demonstration in Madrid on Feb. 13 of […]

How Close Are Chinese & Jewish Communities in the US?

“CGTN’s Liu Xin interviews Cheryl Fishbein, President of the Jewish Community Relations Council of the United States. Despite making up only 2 percent of the population, the nearly 7 million American Jews play a significant role in the U.S.. In New York, the Chinese and Jewish communities have long been closely linked.” Bitchute link Source […]

Brazil’s Amazon riverside communities receive COVID jabs

Health care workers visit the Nossa Senhora Livramento community on the banks of the Rio Negro near Manaus, in northern Brazil’s Amazonas state, to give Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines to elderly members of riverside communities. Brazil has recorded nearly 10 million cases of COVID-19 and 234,000 deaths. 00 Hits: 176

Black And Asian Medics Urge Britain’s Minority Communities: Get The COVID Jab

It was not until she turned up at work on the morning of December 9 that May Parsons realised she was going to receive the first dose of her Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine – just a day after she had administered the world’s first to 90-year-old Margaret Keenan.  As a nurse working in the respiratory wards at Coventry Hospital, Parsons […]

Displacement of  rural communities , diversion of fertile land and forests likely to prove very costly

Several countries including India have embarked on a development strategy which emphasizes very rapid and large-scale extraction of minerals, construction of large dams and super-highways, huge urbanization and industrial projects. This is equated to development and progress by ruling regimes and hence they do not give adequate and proper attention to the huge social and […]

COVID-Fatigued Communities Prepare for a Distanced Purim

In 2020, Purim began on the evening of March 9, just before the country shut down to stop the spread of the coronavirus. For some Jewish communities, the holiday was the first celebrated over Zoom. In others, the typical parties gave way to more somber, hand sanitizer-soaked services, stripped of the raucousness that characterizes the […]

JReady: Jewish Agency program helping communities amid COVID and beyond

‘All Jews are responsible for one another.” In a typical year, such a sentence might sound a bit trite and overused. But after a year of living through a pandemic, these words ring truer than ever for Jewish communities around the world. For the first time in decades, Jewish communities everywhere have been confronted with […]

Gantz gets Netanyahu to delay effort to legalize six West Bank communities

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During Civil Rights Era, Native American Communities In The South Armed Themselves Against The KKK

Above photo: Charlie Warriax (left) and Simeon Oxendine (right) bear a captured KKK banner. Courtesy of the Charlotte Observer Photograph Collection, Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. This essay draws on research that appears in The Lumbee Indians: An American Struggle, University of North Carolina Press, Fall 2018. This story was originally shared in […]

History of the JCPA – “Jewish Communities Had Very Little Influence In The US”

“For over 75 Years, JCPA has been the organized Jewish community’s primary convener and consensus-builder, community relations powerhouse, and policy advocate. JCPA is a network of 125 Jewish Community Relations Councils (JCRCs) and 16 Jewish national agencies, and the only body that represents the four denominations of religious Judaism. Together, we and our network advocate […]

American Communities Are Installing Affordable Municipal Broadband — Is Yours?

American Communities Are Installing Affordable Municipal Broadband — Is Yours? Activist Post / Activist Post By B.N. Frank A group of telecom experts who call themselves “The Irregulators” are among the many organizations that have filed lawsuits against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for failing to protect Americans from the telecom industry. The good news […]

Project to support ecotourism, local communities in Gwadar Bay

TEHRAN – A new initiative seeks to expand ecotourism and consequently to empower local communities across Gwadar Bay, which is home to wetlands and pristine natural landscapes. “A community-based ecotourism project is ready to be implemented across Gwadar Bay to empower local communities in a way they enjoy the economic benefits generated from tourism activities,” […]

I’m a Black Jewish Communal Leader. I Know We Can Make Our Communities Welcoming.

The racial justice protests that swept across the country this past summer has prompted the American Jewish community to reckon with the racial disparities that exist inside and outside of our communities. My own life has been a masterclass in understanding these tensions. When I was two, I was adopted. Two years later, my adoptive […]

Jewish communities on high alert over threat of retaliation from Iran

The assassination last week of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh generated a furious rhetorical response from the country’s leadership, with Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani both threatening revenge for the killing.But although the threats were made primarily against Israel, or “the Zionists” as the Jewish state is known in Tehran, Jewish communities in […]

Jews of Africa: Communities you likely know nothing about

Black Lives Matter. We in Israel may not like some of the things the BLM movement stands for, but I would like to think that there are none among us who would deny the essence of its supposition. I would also like to think we are similarly inclined towards Jewish Black lives, but of that […]

Coronavirus Israel live: Israel declares some Arab communities restricted areas

Israel, the West Bank and Gaza are dealing with a renewed coronavirus outbreak, leading to proposals and measures intended to curb its spread and mitigate the economic ramifications of the crisis by both Israeli and Palestinian authorities. Israel currently has 8,454 active cases; 2,742 people have died. In the West Bank, there are 6,428 active […]

US elections: Irish communities linked to Trump and Biden show their colours ahead of vote

As Americans wait with bated breath to find out the winner of this week’s US elections, two Irish communities share their enthusiasm to learn the result. Doonbeg and Ballina support incumbent Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden respectively, but for rather different reasons. Residents in Doonbeg, County Clare are firmly in the Trump […]

Several pro-Trump rallies planned in Orthodox Jewish communities, including one featuring a Trump aide

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Pro-Trump rallies planned in Orthodox Jewish communities ahead of US election

JTA — There may be virtually no chance that Donald Trump could win New York State in the presidential election. But that’s not stopping his Orthodox Jewish supporters from coming out to show their support. This Sunday, at least four pro-Trump rallies are being organized in Orthodox Jewish communities across the New York area this […]

Orthodox Jews Coached To Fill Out 2020 Census Forms So Jewish Communities Can Receive Even More Welfare Benefits

The normally suspicious and insular Jewish Orthodox communities in the New York metropolitan area are being encouraged to overcome their distrust of outsiders to fill out the 2020 Federal Census forms so that these welfare-dependent communities can receive even more benefits: Every ten years, local municipalities and states must be counted in order to proportion […]

How US Orthodox communities are preparing for a pandemic High Holiday season

JTA – Less than two miles away from the Center for Disease Control’s campus in Atlanta, where doctors and researchers prepare guidance for the nation’s coronavirus response, an Orthodox rabbi is preparing a different set of plans. Rabbi Adam Starr’s task: how to accommodate hundreds of people for in-person services on Rosh Hashanah and Yom […]

Fossil Fuel Industry Pollutes Black And Brown Communities

Fossil Fuel Industry Pollutes Black And Brown Communities Above: Creative Commons Photos: Shell Gas Station (Mike Mozart); Chase (longislandwins); Chevron (Roo Reynolds); Wells Fargo (Mike Mozart); BlackRock (Thomas Hawk). While Propping Up Racist Policing. As movements for racial and environmental justice escalate across the US, these struggles – which, as groups like the National Black Environmental […]

Ruining Communities: It’s Good for the jews

According to the jews, any White people in Africa, Mesoamerica, or Asia are evil imperialists. Any residue of White civilization or tradition in Africa, Mesoamerica, or Asia is “cultural imperialism” and is likewise evil. On the other hand, there aren’t nearly enough Africans, Mestizos, and Asians in White countries, and there never will be until […]

Palestinian Christians and Muslims call on faith communities to help end the occupation

Then the Lord saw it, and it displeased Him that there was no justice. (Isaiah 59:15b) As he approached Jerusalem and saw the city, he wept over it. (Luke 19:41) We the undersigned, a group of Palestinian-American Christians from several church traditions, call on all faith communities to: Denounce the Trump administration’s decision to recognize […]

Stopping Chain Stores From Dominating Communities

But as Osborne and I walk around, she points out what isn’t there: no Starbucks, no CVS, no Chase Bank. Instead, on the ground floor of Osborne’s building, there’s an independent coffee shop called Beechwood Cafe, a hair salon, a public school and Downtown Pharmacy ― where Osborne picks up a packet of jalapeño-flavored Mary’s Gone […]

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