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  • Exclusive VIDEO - Vigil at Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles

    By Jay Firestone

    August 7, 2008 | 10:47 pm

    One day before the scheduled opening ceremonies of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, Jewish World Watch (JWW) hosted a vigil outside the Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles to urge the Chinese government to act on behalf of Darfur.

    To read my full article at JewishJournal.com, click here.


  • Call for Jews to shun China Olympics stirs opposition

    By Ron Kampeas

    May 8, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    A large group of rabbis spanning Judaism's religious movements says it has an answer to the vexing question of how to send China an Olympic-sized message without harming the interests of athletes or Israel.

    In an appeal issued April 30 and timed for the commemoration of Yom HaShoah,...

  • Jewish Olympians must shine light on genocide

    By Daniel Hemel

    August 16, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    In the summer of 1936, a year after the enactment of the Nuremberg Laws, the world turned a blind eye to Nazi Germany's genocidal intentions as Hitler hosted the Olympics in Berlin. With next summer's games set to take place in Beijing, Jewish and Israeli athletes have a...