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  • Jewish federations send $5 million to help Israelis in conflict zone

    November 16, 2012 | 9:28 am

    The Jewish Federations of North America committed $5 million for an Israeli terrorism relief fund to help Israeli victims of the conflict with Hamas in Israel's south.

    The money from the federation umbrella organization will go toward trauma counseling, financial assistance,...

  • ORT’s Israel schools meld technology and tikkun olam

    By Amy Klein

    August 16, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Like many high school seniors, Shlomi Tamnu was presented with a problem to solve: Little children were scared of wearing the mask used to deliver anesthesia and treat asthma. But unlike hypothetical math problems, this situation was real.

    The 18-year-old Ethiopian boy from northern...