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  • Community Solidarity Rally for Israel on July 13

    2 weeks ago

    Join Los Angeles Jewish groups on Sunday to show the world: 

    We stand united with Israel and support its right to protect its citizens.

    Please invite your friends and family.

     

    Date: Sunday, July 13

    Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Where: Federal Building (Wilshire Blvd. &...

  • German man, 83, assaulted at rally for kidnapped Israeli teens

    June 24, 2014 | 11:11 am

    An 83-year-old man was thrown to the ground during a solidarity rally in Germany for three Israeli teens kidnapped in the West Bank.

    The incident took place at a national “Bring Back Our Boys” rally in Hamburg on June 19 organized by the Young Forum of the German-Israel Society...

  • Toulouse anti-racism rally features anti-Zionism chants

    February 24, 2014 | 11:24 am

    Participants in a march against anti-Semitism and other racism in the French city of Toulouse hurled anti-Zionist insults at Jewish fellow demonstrators.

    Some of the insults were directed at Nicole Yardeni, who heads the local chapter of the CRIF umbrella group of Jewish...

  • Hamas to hold rally in West Bank

    December 10, 2012 | 10:47 am

    The Fatah-controlled Palestinian Authority reportedly has allowed Hamas to hold a rally in the West Bank.

    Israel’s Army Radio reported Monday that the apparent conciliatory gesture is the first of its kind since Hamas’ 2007 coup d’etat in Gaza that ended the Palestinian...

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  • Rallies across U.S. supporting Israel’s right to defend itself

    November 20, 2012 | 9:57 am

    Israel solidarity rallies are scheduled for New York and venues across the United States.

    Meanwhile, on Sunday in Los Angeles, some 1,400 demonstrators voiced their support for Israel's right to defend itself and its ramped-up operation against escalated rocket attacks on its...

  • Drawing 1,400, peaceful L.A. pro-Israel rally turns ugly near its end [VIDEO]

    By Ryan Torok

    November 18, 2012 | 9:17 pm

    With an Israeli flag wrapped around him, Rabbi Dov Elkins stood with a crowd outside the Federal building in West Los Angeles on Sunday to participate in a pro-Israel rally.

    “We’re here to support Israel,” Elkins, 75, said, joined by his wife, Maxine. Residents of Princeton,...

  • 1,800 rally in South Africa for Israel

    July 2, 2012 | 10:25 am

    Nearly 2,000 people rallied in support of Israel in two South African cities.

    Demonstrators in Pretoria on June 28 and Cape Town the next day protested against the government’s announcement that products originating from Palestinian-controlled areas of the West Bank will be labeled as such, and not as Israeli products.The gatherings included large numbers of South African Jews and Christians.

    A thousand people, including Zulu leaders, marched in Pretoria, while 800 gathered in front of the South African Parliament in Cape Town.

  • Thousands in Istanbul rally against Israel

    June 1, 2012 | 10:27 am

    Thousands of Turks in Istanbul rallied against Israel Thursday, marking the second anniversary of an Israel Defense Forces raid on the Mavi Marmara ship that was part of a flotilla that claimed to be carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza.

    Israel had determined that the flotilla was...

  • Palestinian held by Israel ends fast, eyes Gaza exile

    March 29, 2012 | 6:06 pm

    A Palestinian woman on hunger strike in protest at her detention without charges by Israel will be deported to the Gaza Strip under a deal ending her fast, boths sides said on Thursday.

    Hana Shalabi, a member of the Islamic Jihad militant group, stopped taking food after Israeli...

  • Tunisian officials decry anti-Semitic chants at rally

    March 28, 2012 | 10:22 am

    Tunisia’s Religious Affairs Ministry condemned anti-Semitic epithets shouted at a rally in Tunis calling for the imposition of Islamic law in the country’s new constitution.

    “The call to fight against the Jews is absurd,” the ministry said in a statement issued Tuesday, according to...

  • Muslim Brotherhood rally calls to ‘kill all Jews’

    November 27, 2011 | 10:45 am

    The Muslim Brotherhood held an anti-Israel rally in a Cairo mosque that reportedly called to “one day kill all Jews.”

    Some 5,000 people participated in the Nov. 25 rally, during which they made the call about killing Jews—a quote from the Koran—a reporter for Israel’s daily Yediot...

  • Palestinians hail lopsided swap, call for more

    October 18, 2011 | 12:06 pm

    Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and West Bank gave jubilant welcomes on Tuesday to hundreds of prisoners freed by Israel in exchange for the release of Gilad Shalit, the soldier held for five years by the Gaza’s Islamist rulers, Hamas.

    Delirious crowds in the blockaded Gaza enclave...

  • Why I went to Occupy L.A. instead of synagogue

    October 12, 2011 | 11:24 am

    A little more than a month ago, I became a Bat Mitzvah. In Judaism, that means I am now an adult and have pledged to keep the traditions of my faith. And yet it was for those very reasons that I decided to spend Yom Kippur - the holiest day of the Jewish year - joining the protesters...

  • Jewish activists and clergy to join Occupy L.A. with sukkah outside City Hall

    By Ryan Torok

    October 11, 2011 | 3:46 pm

    Since the beginning of this month, a group of Angelenos has gathered near downtown’s City Hall as part of Occupy Los Angeles, its version of the much-publicized Occupy Wall Street — a protest movement calling for reforms to the U.S. political and economic systems.

    On Oct. 16...

  • Opponents slam Durban III at rallies, counter-conference

    September 22, 2011 | 5:18 pm

    At rallies, a counter-conference and “dialogue tents,” opponents of the Durban III conference portrayed the U.N. proceedings as hypocritical and deeply flawed.

    The Hudson Institute and Touro College hosted a counter-conference titled “The Perils of Global Intolerance: The United...

  • Palestinians rally for Abbas’s U.N. statehood bid

    September 21, 2011 | 8:57 am

    Flag-waving Palestinians filled the squares of major West Bank cities on Wednesday to rally behind President Mahmoud Abbas’s bid for statehood recognition at the United Nations despite U.S. and Israeli objections.

    “We are asking for the most simple of rights, a state like other...

  • Glenn Beck praises Israeli courage at Jerusalem rally [VIDEO]

    August 24, 2011 | 5:24 pm

    Hundreds gathered in Jerusalem’s Old City for broadcaster Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Courage” rally.

    More than 1,000 people gathered at Wednesday’s rally in a Jewish Quarter archeological park near the southern side of the Temple Mount, The Jerusalem Post reported. Others attended more...

  • Glenn Beck kicks off rallies in Israel

    August 22, 2011 | 10:31 am

    Some 3,000 people turned out for the kickoff event in Israel of conservative American talk-show host Glenn Beck’s four-day rally.

    Beck professed his support for Israel and the Jewish people at the event at the ancient Roman amphitheater in Caesarea on Sunday night. He was joined...

  • Glenn Beck’s Jerusalem rally program to feature Sarah Palin, other GOP presidential candidates

    June 15, 2011 | 12:25 pm

    Glenn Beck’s upcoming rally in Israel to feature Sarah Palin and other republican presidential candidates, ynetnews.com reports.

    Tens of thousands of excited Israelis and Americans, music performances, appearances by local and international celebrities, senior politicians and a live...

  • Israeli intellectuals declare for Palestinian state at rally

    April 21, 2011 | 3:53 pm

    A group of Israel Prize laureates and other notable artists and academics endorsed Palestinian plans to declare independence along 1967 lines at a Tel Aviv ceremony.

    Thursday’s rally was held next to the building where Israel’s founders declared statehood in 1948.

    At an event...

  • Left and right clash at Tel Aviv rally to support Palestinian state

    April 21, 2011 | 10:30 am

    Leading left-wing cultural leaders, including several Israel Prize laureates, were verbally accosted on Thursday during a rally in support of an independent Palestinian state.

    The rally, taking place outside Tel Aviv’s Independence Hall, was reportedly disrupted by right-wing...

  • Jewish group vows to stop neo-Nazi rally

    February 4, 2011 | 10:14 am

    A Jewish group is vowing to stop a neo-Nazi rally planned for April in New Jersey.

    The Jewish Defense Organization has promised to shut-down a two-day conference, including a rally at the State House in Trenton, organized by the National Socialist Movement, The Times of Trenton...

  • Sanity rally, L.A.-Style [VIDEO]

    By Susan Freudenheim

    October 30, 2010 | 3:02 pm

    If 10 million gathered for the Rally to Restore Sanity on the mall in Washington, D.C., as Jon Stewart proclaimed (really, probably more like a few hundred thousand), then there were at least 1 million in Los Angeles’ MacArthur Park on Saturday (or maybe more like 2,000) all...

  • Sanity rally: Now that we are all friends, what do we do?

    October 30, 2010 | 2:06 pm

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - One thing to be said for Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s Restore Sanity and/or Fear Rally today in Washington: they didn’t pull the transparent trick that Glenn Beck did last month with his Restore Honor Rally.  Beck, the right-wing talker, used his...

  • UCI upholds sanction on Muslim Student Union

    September 7, 2010 | 1:02 pm

    The University of California, Irvine (UCI) has upheld its decision to sanction its Muslim Student Union (MSU), though it cut short the group’s yearlong suspension to four months. The group may not officially use university facilities during the fall 2010 quarter, recruit new...

  • N.Y. rally decries Obama on Israel

    April 26, 2010 | 10:16 am

    At least 1,000 demonstrators protesting President Obama’s treatment of Israel gathered in front of the Israeli Consulate in Manhattan.

    Sunday’s rally was organized by the Jewish Action Alliance and sponsored by 20 groups, Jewish and non-Jewish.

    “We are outraged that President...

  • Young Jews Rally for Haiti

    By Danielle Berrin

    April 20, 2010 | 7:28 pm

    Inspired by Israel’s response to the earthquake disaster in Haiti, Jews for Judaism Young Professionals and the Barak Raviv Foundation partnered for a Feb. 17 fundraiser at h,.wood in Hollywood. More than 200 people attended the event, which doubled as a birthday party for Barak Raviv and raised $3,600 to support Jewish relief efforts in Haiti through the Orthodox Union and the Joint Distribution Committee.

  • Protesters Block Entrances to Israeli Consulate [VIDEO]

    By Jay Firestone

    January 14, 2009 | 5:16 pm

    Video by Jay Firestone


    At 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, six people from the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network chained themselves together using piping chain-link to blockade the entrance to the Israeli Consulate building on Wilshire Boulevard on Los Angeles’ Westside.

    Police...

  • VIDEO: Pro-Israel demonstrators at Federal Building on Sunday

    By The Web Guy

    January 12, 2009 | 2:54 pm

    Large numbers of pro-Israel demonstrators crowded the corner of Wilshire Blvd. and Veteran Ave. in Westwood on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 11 to support Israel’s recent actions in Gaza.  Among the supporters were several Jewish organizations, elected officials and community members from...

  • [VIDEO] Pro-Israel rally in Westwood - Jan. 11, 2009

    By Jay Firestone

    January 12, 2009 | 2:04 pm

    Video by Jay Firestone

    Huge numbers gathered together in Westwood outside the Federal Building on Sunday afternoon, January 11 to support Israel and the recent actions against Hamas.  Among the supporters were several Jewish organizations, elected officials and community members...

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