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Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Israel

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Israel

Keeping up with the Iran Negotiations
Posted on Thursday January 22, 2015

Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammed Javad Zarif, will be holding informal talks with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other negotiating teams on the sidelines of World Economic Forum this week in Davos, Switzerland. Yet the real negotiating is going on around Capitol Hill, where the newly-sworn in 114th Congress is proposing new legislation around […]

Why I’m on the ARZA Slate
Posted on Tuesday January 20, 2015

When the ARZA slate for the World Zionist Congress elections was officially announced last week with my name on it, I was humbled. The World Zionist Congress is the democratic body of the Jewish people worldwide that will meet this fall for the first time since 2010, and as a member of the ARZA slate, […]

Left Out: News from the Western Wall
Posted on Wednesday January 07, 2015

When I had the chance go to the Kotel, or the Western Wall, I was able to walk up to the men’s section, find an open section of wall, and run my hands over the coarse, grey stone that I’d heard about ever since I learned the letter aleph. I had an unexpectedly intense connection […]

2014 at the RAC: Our Year in Blogs  
Posted on Monday January 05, 2015

The (secular) New Year brings new opportunities and new challenges in the world of Jewish social justice. The 114th Congress will convene on January 3, 2015 at noon. As we look towards what 2015 will bring, let’s take a moment to look back at 2014 through 14 RACBlog highlights. This list is a mix of […]

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