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Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Israel

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Israel

Advocating for an Israel Aligned with My Values: Why I’m on the ARZA Slate
Posted on Thursday March 26, 2015

As an 18-year-old I spent a year living and studying in Israel. In one class the teacher talked to us about his aliyah experience. He told us that by moving to Israel he could have a say in the Jewish future, because he could vote in the Israeli elections, and that we, in the Diaspora, […]

Recapping the Israeli Elections
Posted on Thursday March 19, 2015

Israelis went to the polls to elect a new Knesset for the 20th time in its history on Tuesday, in what was supposed to be one of the closest elections in years. When voting ended at 10 p.m., exit polling predictions showed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s party, Likud, in a dead heat with the center-left […]

Call to Vote in World Zionist Congress by Anat Hoffman
Posted on Monday March 16, 2015

Earlier today, Anat Hoffman, the Executive Director of the Israel Religious Action Center, called on American Jews to stand with her as she votes in Israel’s elections by voting in the World Zionist Congress elections. To vote in the World Zionist Congress elections, click here, and to learn more about the elections and what’s at […]

Down to the Wire: Less Than a Week till Israeli Elections
Posted on Thursday March 12, 2015

Israeli citizens will elect a new government in just five days, in what many have called Israel’s most important election ever. Israelis find themselves at a crossroads, with real debates about whether the Jewish state should expand settlements, engage in peace negotiations, ensure protections for women and members of the LGBT community and treat all […]

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