Thoughts: GA 2013

Analysis: The Global Jewish Shuk

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It was a shuk — a marketplace — of ideas. Attendees heard new and familiar voices. There was an abundance of give and take. At...

Stop The Bomb

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This was a second underlying theme of the General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America. From Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s speech on...

Peres Calls For Peace, For Courage

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President Shimon Peres addressed the Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly on Monday with a message of courage and call for a celebration...

Netanyahu At The GA: ‘Security’

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Security. This was the only message that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu delivered to a crowd of more than 2,000 people on Sunday, Nov. 10...

Exclusive Briefing: JAFI’s Misha Galperin On New Program To Ignite Stronger Diaspora-Israeli Connection

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With change there is always opportunity, said Debs Weinberg of Baltimore at a morning session run by the Jewish Agency for Israel. And Weinberg’s...

GA 2013: Opening Plenary at 7:15 P.M.

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The 2013 General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America starts this evening. The anticipation for an opening plenary with a talk by...