JUF has advanced $500,000 to its overseas partners, the Jewish Agency for Israel and the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, to help Israel cope with the 220 fires that have erupted throughout the country.
The University of Michigan student government has rejected the latest in a number of divestment resolutions against Israel.
Shimon Peres, Nobel Peace Prize winner, former President of Israel, and the last of the country’s founders, died Sept. 27 at age 93.
“I am so tired of how the desks are with another student!” Idan grumpily states over breakfast before school. “The boy next to me just works and chews on his pencil case.”
It was abouthalfway through my month-long excursion to Israel that I found myself dining on the porch of Vong, a Vietnamese restaurant located directly across the street from Independence Hall.