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  • Land Day, Women’s Activism, and a March for Peace: Updates from Israel Social TV

    By Jeremy Elster

    April 9, 2014 | 5:35 am

    This week in the Social Order:

    + Land Day Commemoration in Jaffa - Statistics on the ongoing Israeli actions to confiscate Palestinian assets since 1967.

    + Israeli Historian and social activist Professor Ilan Pappe gave a lecture about the "One Democratic State" solution.

    +...

  • Hundreds rally for Pollard release at U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv

    February 24, 2014 | 11:01 am

    Hundreds of demonstrators calling for the release of Jonathan Pollard rallied outside the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv.

    The demonstration on Sunday night was led by Pollard’s wife, Esther.

    “How is it that in spite of all the gestures that Israel is making at the request of the...

  • The First English Language Edition of the Social Order Magazine

    By Jeremy Elster

    January 23, 2014 | 2:00 pm

    Welcome to the first ever English language edition of the "Social Order", Israel Social TV's online Magazine. In this edition we cover the following stories from Israel/Palestine: 

     

    In honor of Tu Bishvat, Rabbis for Human Rights brought 70 volunteers to plant olive tree...

  • Ethiopian Israelis demonstrate against discrimination

    January 11, 2012 | 11:03 am

    Hundreds of Israelis of Ethiopian descent and their supporters protested in the southern Israeli community of Kiryat Malachi against housing discrimination.

    Tuesday night’s demonstration, with estimates of up to 2,500 participants, came after what the Ethiopian residents of the city...

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  • Hundreds of thousands of Israeli demonstrate for social justice

    September 4, 2011 | 4:41 pm

    More than 400,000 Israelis demonstrated in cities across the country under the banner of social justice in what some say was the largest protest in Israel’s history.

    A crowd estimated at 300,000 showed up in Tel Aviv Saturday night for what organizers had billed as a nationwide...

  • Pro-Palestinian march in Paris sparks anxiety

    January 7, 2009 | 7:26 pm

    PARIS (JTA) -- Deborah, 20, almost didn't attend a rally in support of Israel the day after a massive pro-Palestinian march erupted into a riot in the heart of the French capital's luxury shopping district.

    "After yesterday, I was two seconds away from not coming. You never know what...

  • Rallies and Villagairosa appearance highlight local support for Israel

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    January 7, 2009 | 3:22 pm

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    L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and other city officials joined with leaders of the Jewish community and pro-Israel demonstrators this week in a show of solidarity with Israel during its Gaza operation.

    "[Israel] must act against the Hamas leaders targeting the innocent. And it must...

  • VIDEO: Gaza raids bring Hamas picketers to Israel Consulate

    By Jay Firestone

    January 2, 2009 | 7:42 pm

    VideoJew Jay Firestone was at the dueling demonstrations in front of the Israel Consulate on Wilshire Blvd. Tuesday night and filed this report:

  • Thousands protest Ahmadinejad in New York—no Clinton, no Palin [VIDEO]

    By Ben Harris

    September 22, 2008 | 9:33 pm

    NEW YORK (JTA)—Thousands of protesters filled Dag Hammarskjold Plaza opposite the United Nations for a rally against Iran’s president, who came to town to address the General Assembly.

    “The message to him is please go home,” Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel said at Monday’s...

  • Jewish groups gear up for Ahmadinejad’s trip to N.Y.

    September 16, 2008 | 7:25 pm

    NEW YORK (JTA) -- With hundreds of world leaders, including Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, slated to come here next week for the annual opening of the U.N. General Assembly, Jewish groups will be campaigning both privately and publicly against the Iranian regime.

    The...

  • VIDEO: Tel Aviv rally protests religious persecution in China

    August 9, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    Christian, Jewish and Muslim clergy lead rally protesting Chinese persecution of Falun Gong and China’s involvement in Sudan

  • Sunday rally planned to support Israel

    By Amy Klein

    March 6, 2008 | 5:00 pm



    Exclusive JewishJournal.com video: Dueling demonstrations --Muslim students led by Amir Abdel Malik Ali, Imam of Masjid Al-Islam in Oakland and a pro-Israel crowd in front of the Israeli Consulate Friday noon. Rabbi Daniel Bouskila leads the singing of "Ya'aseh Shalom."




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  • Iranian Muslims Key to Pro-Israel Rally

    By Karmel Melamed

    November 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    More than 2,000 Southern California Iranians from various religious backgrounds gathered in Westwood last weekend to demonstrate against calls for Israel's destruction by Iran's new president. Participants held high the flags of Iran, Israel and the United States as they marched...

  • Fight Against Hate Hits High School

    By Marc Ballon

    March 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    For Jewish students attending colleges like UC Irvine, Duke University or Columbia University, the shock of moving away from home is often only equaled by the shock on encountering virulent anti-Zionism on campus.

    From firebrand anti-Israel speakers to demonstrations calling for...

  • Briefs

    November 18, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Three Men Arranged for Murder of Israelis

    Three men facing possible death sentences for the murder of two Israelis were arraigned in L.A. County Superior Court on Nov. 10.

    During a brief court appearance, the men, handcuffed and wearing blue prison jumpsuits, pleaded not guilty to...

  • History Behind the Cross

    By Rabbi Robin Podolsky

    June 17, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Once again, Jews are embroiled in a controversy about a cross. A Los Angeles Times article (June 9), about a demonstration in favor of keeping the cross on the L.A. County seal, noted a Jewish presence there and quoted a Jewish demonstrator as saying, "The cross ... reminds us, even...

  • Controversy Erupts in Shooting at Fence

    By Dan Baron

    January 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Talk about trading places. Last month, Gil Na'amati finished his three-year stint of compulsory military service after serving in Israel's artillery corps and spending time operating in the West Bank. Now the 22-year-old kibbutznik is the poster boy for Palestinian grievances against...

  • Athens and Baghdad

    By Reuven Firestone

    April 24, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    The legacy of Athens was not only the glory of Western democracy. It was also the brutality of Roman tyranny. And the legacy of Baghdad is not only Wahhabi obscurantism and viciousness. It is also religious tolerance and a this-worldly spirituality.

    Islam may have been born in Mecca...

  • A Scream Looking for a Mouth

    By David Suissa

    April 3, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    The anti-war forces in America have blundered, and it's making them lose the war -- for our hearts and minds.

    The problem is the demonstrations. By their very nature, public rallies of this sort tend to reduce issues to black-and-white oversimplifications, fueled by a need to...

  • Increasing Tensions

    By Gil Sedan

    November 2, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    As the violence in the West Bank and Gaza Strip enters its second month, there is a growing fear that it will escalate and embroil the entire region.

    "It is absolutely mandatory that this conflict should not turn into an interreligious war," Avishai Braverman, president of Ben-Gurion...

  • Pushing Each Other’s Buttons

    By Rabbi Abner Weiss

    August 21, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Predictably, it happened again. Conservative and Reform Jews choseto demonstrate their right to worship at the Kotel in their way, menand women together. This time, however, the worshipers had officialclearance. But their permit did not help. Sadly, but alsopredictably, Orthodox Jews...

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