Posts Tagged ‘communal’

Israel’s war on Gaza and our Jewish communal institutions

We call on all Jews to reject the politics of Jewish exceptionalism and to hold our communities accountable for supporting and enabling Israel’s genocidal and wholly unjustifiable war. Source

LaKeith Stanfield, Clubhouse and the Evolution of Inter-Communal Dialogue

For decades, the Jewish American community has built strong relationships with the Black American community. Lately, however, it seems as though tensions between the two communities are at an all-time high. Last Wednesday night, the popular audio chatroom app, Clubhouse, hosted a conversation titled, “Did the Minister Farrakhan Tarnish His Legacy by Being Antisemitic?” The […]

Russian-Jewish billionaire, communal funder arrested for alleged bribes

Boris Spiegel, a Russian-Jewish pharmaceuticals mogul, has been arrested in Moscow in connection with a corruption investigation. Spiegel, who has donated substantial time and effort to various Jewish community projects and the World Without Nazism anti-racism organization that he founded, was charged with offering a local politician the equivalent of about $400,000 in bribes, RIA […]

From Saving Forests and Seeds to Communal Harmony and Equality, Kunwar Prasun’s Quest for A Better World Never Stopped

People know him mainly as an activist of the famous Chipko movement, but the reality of the  life of Kunwar Prasun was that his yearnings for creating a better world were constantly taking him from one struggle and constructive engagement to another. A deeply committed Gandhian all his life, Prasun was guided only by his […]

French chief rabbi clashes with communal leaders on France’s Jewish future

French Chief Rabbi Haim Korsia has long argued that his community is inseparable from the wider French society, which he insists will overcome its many challenges, including the antisemitism that has driven thousands of French Jews to seek a more secure existence in Israel. But this hopeful message, a Korsia trademark, is for the first […]

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 […]

Venezuelan Revolutionaries Demand ‘Truly Communal State’

Above Photo: (AP Photo/Alejandro Cegarra) Puebla, Mexico, May 13, 2017 ( – Thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets of Caracas this week to rally in support of the country’s commune movement. Socialist revolutionaries from across the country joined the march, calling on the government of President Nicolas Maduro to endorse a proposal to provide constitutional […]

North Korea and the Hydrogen Bomb

Konstantin Asmolov (NEO) : Talks about hydrogen bomb of North Korea were successfully superimposed on a new round of speculations that the North was about to”whack” again. Way back on October 30 the South Korean media, citing a source in the government, reported that works on construction of a new tunnel are conducted on the nuclear […]

Leading anthropologists group overwhelmingly passes BDS resolution at Denver conference

By an overwhelming vote of 1,040 in favor and 136 against (88 percent), the American Anthropological Association (AAA) overwhelmingly approved a historic resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions to honor the call of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign (BDS). The association voted at its annual business conference in Denver, Colorado last night, becoming the largest scholarly institution […]

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