Posts Tagged ‘virtual’

Virtual Lag B’Omer-Iftar Celebration Celebrates Jewish-Muslim Dialogue, ‘Interfaith Diplomacy’ in Gulf

(From top left, clockwise) Ambassador Sh. Abdulla Rashed Al Khalifa, Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba, AJC International Director of Interreligious Affairs Rabbi David Rosen and former Ambassador Marc Sievers. Photo: Screenshot. The Association of Gulf Jewish Communities (AGJC) hosted a virtual webinar on Thursday about the importance of religious tolerance and coexistence between the Muslim and […]

World’s 1st virtual Jewish center aims to revitalize a declining minority

In early 2020, Pavlina Šulcová was on the verge of making history in her hometown: She had identified a space that could house the Czech Republic’s first modern Jewish community center. The building, nestled amid the maze of red roofs, alleyways and bridges that make the Old City of Prague an enduring tourist attraction, was […]

Biden is only world leader to wear a mask at virtual climate summit

US President Joe Biden appeared to be the only world leader wearing a mask during a virtual climate summit hosted by the White House. Leaders who could be seen maskless on the call included Russian president Vladimir Putin, German chancellor Angela Merkel, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and EU leaders Ursula von der Leyen and […]

MEDinISRAEL virtual conference

April 18, 2021 by J-Wire News Service Read on for article The Israel Trade Commission Australia will host the 6th Biennial MEDinISRAEL Conference and Exhibition, which will link distinguished peers working in the field of Medical Devices and Digital Healthcare. Shai Zarivatch COVID-19 has created a tremendous challenge for the medical industry, and innovation is […]

Museum’s Virtual Bookclubs, Films Take Readers Back into Greek History

The story of Princess Alice of Battenberg, the mother of Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, is part of Greek history. Credit: Riera on ca.wikipedia/Public Domain Chicago’s National Hellenic Museum is now taking readers back into Greek history with a series of virtual bookclubs, where people all around the world can take part in immersing […]

Blinken, Senate leaders join Israel Independence Day virtual event

WASHINGTON – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Senate leaders Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell participated on Wednesday night in a virtual celebration of Israel’s 73rd Independence Day. According to Israel’s embassy in Washington, which hosted the event, more than 20,000 people watch it online. “In your 73rd year of freedom, we salute Israel’s […]

Baalbek Reborn: Virtual Tour Brings Roman Temples Back to Life

Baalbek in Lebanon has been known by many names, ruled by many different kings and emperors, and has been under the dominion of many faiths in its long and storied history. Some 2,000 years ago, around 27 BC, when it was known as Heliopolis or “The City of the Sun”, Baalbek served as the premier […]

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Survivors’ grandchildren hold virtual ceremony

3GDC – a Washington-based organization representing 3Gs, the grandchildren of Holocaust survivors – hosted a virtual event for Holocaust Remembrance Day in partnership with the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington (JCRC) and the organization Sixth & I. 3G is symbolic of the three generations since the Holocaust, and the importance of representation and […]

Participants from more than 70 countries join March of the Living’s virtual commemorations

Browse > Home / News / Participants from more than 70 countries join March of the Living’s virtual commemorations April 9, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article Participants from across the world joined leaders, dignitaries and Holocaust survivors in March of the Living’s virtual events marking Holocaust Remembrance Day across the Jewish world. […]

MOTL Honors Medical Heroes During Second Virtual Yom HaShoah March

Each year, March of the Living brings roughly 10,000 people to Poland on Yom HaShoah to walk along the trails of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, it cannot take place physically for the second year in a row. Instead, innovative 3D technology is being used to broadcast the first virtual march. On April 8 at […]

LA Organizations Partner with March of the Living for Virtual Yom HaShoah Conference

For many high school students in Los Angeles, participating in the March of the Living program is a rite of passage. Instead of learning about the Shoah through a history book, thousands visit Auschwitz-Birkenau in person each year. In response to the cancellation of this year’s March of the Living, Milken Community Schools, the International […]

Citizens from the Arab world join the virtual March of the Living

 Dozens of messages from the Arab world have arrived as part of the memorial sign campaign that the March of the Living is organizing for the second consecutive year. These messages, which arrived from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and other Arab countries, came due to the participation of Sharaka (Arabic for […]

Virtual Mimouna event to host famed Israeli artists, promote diversity

The organization Judaism Your Way, based out of Colorado, announced in a press release that it is marking the end of Passover with an online educational workshop and ceremonial performance in honor of Mimouna, a traditional celebration dinner originating from Maghrebi Jews. The event, “Mimouna: A Celebration of Jewish Diversity,” is set to take place […]

2021 The Year Virtual Archaeology Fights Back

The 2020 lockdowns saw thousands of planned archaeological excavations canceled and postponed and those archaeologists who persisted at their projects faced serious challenges accessing archives, labs, reports and museum artifacts. But humankind is resilient and none more so than ingenious archaeologists, as 2021 has seen an array of amazing discoveries from mapping monuments in Erbil […]

Sidney Powell Headlines ‘Make America Free Again’ Virtual Summit

Sidney Powell—the pro-Trump attorney who became a heroine in the far-right QAnon movement for pushing fantastical “Kraken” election-fraud lawsuits—will headline a “Make American Free Again” virtual summit later this week. The event, which takes place on Sunday, March 21, will bring together a group of so-called “patriots’ to discuss the “imminent threat to our very […]

Antisemitism is ‘Global Problem,’ Says UN Official in Virtual Conference on Fighting Anti-Jewish Hatred

UN High-Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations Miguel Moratinos. Photo: Screenshot A leading United Nations official called for greater international recognition of antisemitism and more focus on the role of social media in the spread of online hate, during a virtual conference hosted Monday. “The majority of anti-Semitic attacks have taken place in Europe or […]

More Than 40 Organizations Call on Biden Administration To Abandon “Virtual Wall” Immigration Bill

More than 40 different organizations are calling on the Biden Administration to bypass a bill calling for a “virtual wall” with mass surveillance along the U.S. border with Mexico. On February 25, more than 40 privacy, immigrants rights, and civil liberties organizations called on the Biden administration to abandon a new bill which would extend […]

White House Suddenly Cuts Virtual Event Feed After Biden Says He’s ‘Happy To Take Questions’

A few eyebrows were raised on Wednesday when the White House abruptly cut the feed of a virtual event after President Biden said he was “happy to take questions” from Democratic lawmakers.  Biden said he would be “happy” to field live questions at the tail-end of the ‘Virtual Issues Conference‘, but was propmptly cut off […]

Jews in mourning are finding unexpected comfort in virtual minyans

As soon as New York state began recognizing same-sex marriages in 2011, Judith Trachtenberg married her partner of decades. They were the first such couple to be wed by a rabbi from their beloved synagogue, B’nai Jeshurun on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. It was also around that time that Trachtenberg’s partner, Renie Rutchick, showed signs […]

University of Arizona Researchers Use Virtual Reality to Show “Systemic Racism”

Since “systemic racism” is so hard for us White people to wrap our heads around, we literally need it to be wrapped around our heads. This is exactly what researchers at the University of Arizona are doing with their anti-White indoctrination project involving virtual reality. Far from being virtual “reality,” the scheme involves using paid […]

US Holocaust Memorial Museum Presents ‘2021 Western Region Virtual Event’ On March 11

At this historic time for reflection and action – members of the Western Region community supporting the efforts of the D.C.-based U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) will come together virtually on March 11 at 7 p.m. PT. The COVID-19 pandemic rapidly changed much of how the USHMM does its work, but not why it’s done. […]

Masks, social distancing and virtual learning are really about the installation of COMMUNISM in America

Masks, social distancing and virtual learning are really about the installation of COMMUNISM in America Tap News / Weaver (Natural News) Everything about the “new norm” in America is modeled after Communist China. Most Americans think it’s all about protection from Covid-19, but that’s just the cover story, just like 9/11 was a cover story […]

Israel’s tour guides go virtual during pandemic but long for pre-COVID days

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NFL star Zack Banner to host virtual Athletes Against Antisemitism event

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Zach Banner, Washington Nationals first baseman Josh Bell and Israeli-American Washington Mystics basketball player Alysha Clark will host Athletes Against Antisemitism, a virtual event to combat antisemitism and promote racial justice and unity. The event will be moderated by Dr. Lauren Apter Bairnsfather, from the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh. The event […]

Holocaust Museum LA, Television City, Magnopus Team Up to Develop Virtual Immersive Experience

A new partnership between media campus Television City, Academy-Award-winning tech company Magnopus and Holocaust Museum LA will create new and engaging ways for people to learn about the Holocaust virtually. On Jan. 27 Television City, the media campus owned and operated by Hackman Capital Partners announced it contributed $100,000 to the museum to sponsor the development […]

First-ever virtual ‘Israel Summit’ launched by Harvard, Columbia University

The “Israel Summit,” an international movement dedicated to shifting the conversation surrounding Israel on college campuses across the globe, opened on Sunday night on its first-ever virtual session. The opening session included Fauda co-creator and star Lior Raz; former Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper; Google Israel CEO Barak Regev; Columbia University president Lee C. Bollinger; […]

International Christian network launches virtual BDS resource for advocates and activists

In spite of initiatives to criminalize the 2005 Palestinian call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, or BDS, the movement for justice and equality continues to grow. To further pressure on Israel to end its 72 years of injustice and oppression, Global Kairos for Justice has launched an online BDS Toolkit “Resisting Apartheid & Racism.” Global […]

Russian President Putin Delivers Speech at Virtual World Economic Forum

January 27, 2021 This is the live stream video.  The transcript is now being posted as it becomes available. Update: Transcript complete. [embedded content] President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Mr Schwab, dear Klaus, Colleagues, I have been to Davos many times, attending the events organised by Mr Schwab, even back in the 1990s. Klaus [Schwab] just recalled that we met in 1992. Indeed, during […]

Organizers agree to extend Tehran virtual book fair 

TEHRAN – The organizers of the virtual edition of the Tehran Book Fair, which opened last week have agreed to extend the fair for two more days until Wednesday. The books will be delivered to all the various cities across the country for free, while the virtual fair is open around the clock. The book […]

Pfizer CEO Dr. Bourla to join Jewish Heritage Museum in virtual event

The Chairman and CEO of Pfizer, Dr. Albert Bourla will join the the Jewish Heritage Museum – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust – which is hosting a live zoom event with him on February 18th as a part of the museum’s new series “Legacies”, which highlights notable people who share a connection to Jewish […]

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