Posts Tagged ‘youth’

Ronson Family Foundation helps renovate Kfar Silver youth village

The youth village of Kfar Silver, which serves as an educational institution for hundreds of youths that come from difficult family backgrounds, has received $11 million in a four-year donation model from The Gerald and Gail Ronson Family Foundation.Founded in the 1950’s, the village is located in an area close to the city of Ashkelon, […]

Youth climate movement demands immediate action after ’empty promises,’ announces next global strike

Image Credit: Lorie Shaull/Flickr/cc Fridays for Future, the youth-led global group inspired by Swedish campaigner Greta Thunberg, announced Wednesday that its next international day of climate strikes will occur on March 19 of this year with a demand for “immediate, concrete, and ambitious action” directed at world leaders who have in recent years talked seriously […]

Meet the ‘Abraham Accords Youth Forum’, peacemakers of the future

Tevel, StandWithUs’s Israeli high school leadership program, held the first meeting of the “Abraham Accords Youth Forum” on Tuesday. The forum involves  a series of virtual meetings in which Israeli youth meet with their counterparts from countries that Israel has signed peace agreements in the past year, such as the UAE, and soon, other Gulf […]

Suspect in NYC bomb hoax is a former Jewish youth group officer

The chief suspect in a New York City bomb hoax is a 22-year-old far-right activist who once served as a leader of a Jewish youth group. Louis Shenker, who surrendered to police on Tuesday, according to NBC News, was a BBYO regional vice president five years ago while in high school. Campus provocations in recent […]

Native Youth Provide For Community And Elders During Covid Pandemic

Above photo: Last Real Indians. 2020 has been a year of many trials across Indian Country. Across our many Nations, rural, city and everywhere in between, we are all coping with the catastrophic effects of the COVID-19 virus. We have missed gatherings, ceremonies, and the everyday celebrations as part of quarantine and to keep those […]

Rabbis call for external inquiry into death of youth killed during police chase

Browse > Home / News / Rabbis call for external inquiry into death of youth killed during police chase December 28, 2020 by Aryeh Savir – TPS Read on for article Dozens of Israeli rabbis, including city rabbis and heads of yeshivot from across the spectrum, called on Minister of Internal Security Amir Ohana to establish […]

Youth Movement Summer Camps are on…subsidies available!

December 9, 2020 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article The Australian Zionist Youth Council has announced summer camps will be going ahead. A youth movement summer camp is one of the most highly anticipated events in the annual calendar. Participants are surrounded by friends and memories are made to last a lifetime. Summer camps […]

Power of Youth LA Kicks Off Hanukkah with Maccabee Drive Thru Experience

Rabbi JJ and Frumie Duchman, founders of the non-profit the Power of Youth LA (POY), know that Hanukkah tends to be an afterthought during the holiday season. This year, the couple —who are also Youth Directors at Young Israel of Century City— thought it would be the perfect time to give the Jewish holiday a […]

Pastor Encourages Churches to Reach Out to At-Risk Youth in Hopes of Curbing Gun Violence

 DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Within 24 hours on Saturday, three people were shot in three different incidents.  … “There are so many young men that are hurting,” said Sylvester Williams, pastor of the Assembly at Durham Christian Center. Williams said he is encouraging other churches in Durham to reach out to the young folks […]

Ethiopia says Tigray youth group killed 600 civilians in Nov 9 attack

A Tigrayan youth group stabbed, strangled, and bludgeoned to death at least 600 civilians with the collusion of local security forces during a massacre in the town of Mai Kadra, the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said on Tuesday.The Nov. 9 attack was aimed at residents of non-Tigrayan origin, said the state-appointed commission. Reuters was not […]

Nigerian Government Revealing Its True Character In Response To Youth Protests

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. November 16, 2020 Youth protests against police violence in Nigeria, the #EndSARS movement, gained international attention with solidarity protests around the world. To understand those protests and the context of the political, economic and social environment in Nigeria, I speak with Comrade Abiodun Aremu, the general secretary of the […]

Peru’s Youth Have Mobilized In Indignation

Above photo: Leftist presidential candidate Veronika Mendoza participates in a protest in Cusco. November 11, 2020. @Vero_Mendoza_F. Interview with Veronika Mendoza. Leader of the ‘New Peru Movement’ party and the only leftist presidential candidate, explained what’s behind the current unrest.  In an interview with Nodal, Veronika Mendoza, leader of the ‘New Peru Movement’ party and […]

Golden Youth: The Pre-Raphaelite Visions of Thomas Cooper Gotch

Self-Portrait (c.1890) by Thomas Cooper Gotch (1854-1931) The artist I am bringing about this time is no other than Thomas Cooper Gotch a.k.a. T.C. Gotch (1854-1931) who became an international success during his lifetime as he travelled to many countries like Austria, Australia, South Africa, Italy and Denmark, places where he has work on display […]

How the youth climate movement is influencing the green recovery from COVID-19

Image credit: Aaron Cynic/NationofChange The idea of a green recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is gaining traction around the world. The UK recently pledged to invest £350 million to cut emissions from heavy industry. South Korea promised to create 1.9 million jobs by developing green technologies. China presented a plan to become carbon neutral before […]

Youth in Paraguay Saved From Broad Path Through Work of Christian Missionaries

(Christian Aid Mission) — Abandoned by his parents, a boy in rural Paraguay had not yet hit his teenage years when he began seeing how theft made him feel self-sufficient and tough. His friends were stealing and assaulting people, and he could feel the anger in him finding release if he had to beat people […]

The nation’s youth have stepped up as poll workers for upcoming election so elderly stay home

Usually, when the election rolls around, you see retired people stepping in to act as poll workers, but because of Covid, America’s elderly are encouraged to stay home for their health and safety.  With the lack of senior citizen support this upcoming election, the nation’s youth have stepped up to take on this civic duty.  […]

As Holocaust awareness declines in US, youth make art to preserve fading history

As the Claims Conference for Materials Claims Against Germany released disturbing new research about the state of Holocaust memory this week, the New York-based Olga Lengyel Institute (TOLI) deployed the artwork of teenagers to preserve Holocaust memory. The U.S. Millennial Holocaust Knowledge and Awareness Survey demonstrated the spread of lies and distortions related to the […]

Australia: Youth Sue To Stop Coal Mine Expansion

By Michael Slezak and Penny Timms, ABC.au. September 11, 2020 Above photo: Avav Princi, Izzy Raj-Seppings, Veronica Hester, Laura Kirwan and Ambrose Hayes are all part of the action. ABC News: Brendan Esposito. A class action launched on behalf of young people everywhere seeks an injunction to stop the Australian Government approving an extension to […]

The ultra-Orthodox teen trying to save Jerusalem’s homeless youth every night

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LA Children’s Hospital Consent Form: Youth on Puberty Blockers and Hormones ‘Will Not Have Biological Children’

Photo Credit: Sam Pineda/Pexels (California Family Council) — California state legislators lambasted their opponents in defense of a transgender healthcare bill (AB 2218) in a recent Senate hearing. Senate Health Committee members complained about receiving hundreds of calls from voters telling them not to support a bill that sterilizes children. Author Assemblyman Miguel Santiago (D-Los […]

‘Youth Gangs’ Terrorizing Families in Belgium Neighborhood

Gangs of ‘young people’ armed with dangerous weapons are wreaking havoc on residents and families in the Ledeberg district of Ghent, Belgium, according to reports. So-called ‘youth gangs’ have been getting “out of hand” while battling each other with bats, stakes, and sharp objects, frequently damaging property in areas normally used for light commerce and […]

Youth Are Leading The Movement For Police-Free Schools

Above photo: Protesters demand the removal of police officers from schools during a demonstration on the steps of the Department of Education in New York City on June 25, 2020. Lev Radin / Pacific Press / Lightrocket via Getty Images. In this moment of transformative possibility, amid activists’ growing calls to defund and abolish the police, young people […]

Their Zionist youth movement days are long behind them, but thanks to social distancing, they’re back together

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Palestinian youth launch Ghassan Kanafani scholarship, call for submissions

The revolutionary Palestinian writer and political leader Ghassan Kanafani once famously remarked, “My political position springs from my being a novelist. In so far as I am concerned, politics and the novel are an indivisible case and I can categorically state that I became politically committed because I am a novelist, not the opposite.” Kanafani’s […]

Watching The Hawks – Youth Confidence Brings Change In A Cashless Future

Watching The Hawks – Youth Confidence Brings Change In A Cashless Future Watching The Hawksyoutube.com After a wide Visa service outage across Europe recently, the predicted future of a cashless society is questioned. Disney workers continue to call hypocrisy on the wage inequity between their earnings and that of the CEOs, demanding a $15 minimum […]

8 Lessons For Today’s Youth-Led Movements From A Decade Of Youth Climate Organizing

8 Lessons For Today’s Youth-Led Movements From A Decade Of Youth Climate Organizing Above Photo: Climate justice activists protest the Dakota Access pipeline outside the White House in February 2017. (Flickr / Stephen Melkisethian) On March 24, I stood in the rain in front of City Hall in Bellingham, Washington with some 3,000 people for […]

Gaza youth succumbs to wounds sustained on Friday protests

Palestinian youth from Gaza succumbed to his wounds sustained by Israeli soldiers during Friday protests along the Gaza borders, Palestinian ministry of heath in Gaza announced on Thursday. In a brief statement, the ministry of health identified the deceased youth as Anas Shawqi abu-Aser, 19, from central Gaza city. The youth was shot with a […]

A Professor Weighs in on Venezuela’s Emigration of Youth

A few weeks ago, we began a new trimester in the university. I, as the annoying professor that I am, always ask my students to tell me: why are you here? The question basically is looking to see what motivates them to immerse themselves in this fascinating but thankless experience, and in particular, why choose […]

Israeli Mossad assassinates youth Palestinian scholar in Malaysia

Israeli occupation Mossad assassinated on Saturday at dawn the young Palestinian scholar Fadi al-Batch, while he was heading to perform the Dawn Prayer in a nearby mosque in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysian Police Commander Dato Siri said that two armed men opened shot ten bullets from a very close distance at Al-Batch, noting one directly penetrated […]

Israeli war jets strike Gaza, kill youth, injure another

Israeli occupation war jets struck the eastern area of the Gaza City tonight, killing Palestinian security officer and seriously wounded another. Massive explosions woke up the people of the Gaza City at midnight. People went up to the rooftops of their homes and turned on their radios to know that there was an Israeli airstrike. […]

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