The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles expects to join half a dozen Jewish federations across the United States this week in an emergency allocation of nearly $250,000 for endangered members of the Falash Mura community in Ethiopia.
Michael Berenbaum, a first-rate scholar and writer, who was founding director of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., has produced, in effect, a traveling museum, or in barely more than two score pages, a traveling museum exhibit.
In those months that determined the future of the Jewish state, between the U.N. partition vote in 1947 and the armistice in 1949, Arab terrorism -- with the cooperation of British troops -- was a part of normal life.
Naftali Weisz went to Israel along with 400 Yeshiva University (YU) students in Operation Torah Shield II in January, studying Torah as a form of solidarity with Israelis, attending seminars on how to act as "ambassadors" back home and meeting families of the Jews killed during the current Palestinian Arab uprising.