Browsing All posts tagged under »middle east«

Egyptian slogans from pro-democracy demonstrations

January 28, 2011

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About 40 chants from the Egyptian streets plus photos of the demonstrations

Despite pressure, Pete Seeger won’t cancel participation in Israeli-organized peace rally | JTA – Jewish & Israel News

October 27, 2010

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Despite pressure, Pete Seeger won’t cancel participation in Israeli-organized peace rally By Sue Fishkoff · October 14, 2010 Despite his opposition to Israeli policies in the West Bank and Gaza, Seeger refuses to heed calls to boycott an upcoming peace event organized by an Israeli institution. Read the article on jta.org

Ammiel Alcalay reading Saturday afternoon – New York NY

October 14, 2010

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  Poet, novelist, essayist, translator, and scholar of Hebrew and Jewish literature of the Middle East Ammiel Alcalay will give a reading this Saturday afternoon from 1:00 to 3:00 PM at the Bowery Poetry Club located at 308 Bowery between Bleeker and Houston across the street from CBGBs.   Read the entire article on examiner.com  

Jewish non-fiction author talks in Brooklyn and Manhattan this week and next – New York NY

October 13, 2010

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Forward writer Gal Beckerman will speak at several events this week and next to promote his new book  “When They Come for Us, We’ll be Gone –  The Epic Struggle to Save Soviet Jewry,” as will Daniel Gordis, author of “Saving Israel – How the Jewish People Can Win a War that May Never End.”  […]

Israel Philharmonic’s concert for Gilad Shalit to stream live

July 1, 2010

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via examiner.com To read the article click here

JCRC-NY marks 4th anniversary of Gilad Shalit’s capture by trying to send him messages

June 25, 2010

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via examiner.com To read the article click here

Pride Parade celebrated in Tel Aviv – Israel News, Ynetnews

June 14, 2010

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via ynetnews.com Pride Parade celebrated in Tel Aviv Gay community’s main event in Israel held under heavy concerns of political clash over flotilla raid. Politicians take part. Mother of Nir Katz, slain in attack on gay youth center, says ‘his murder helped many come out of closet’ Yoav Zitun Published:  06.11.10, 14:24 / Israel News […]