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Sunday, March 28, 2010

Pre-Pesach update from Jewish Israel

Posted by Jewish Israel
Anita Tucker to Receive Moskowitz Prize for Zionism:
Jewish Israel is pleased to report that Anita Tucker is to receive the Moskowitz Prize for Zionism. A7 writes that, "Anita, one of the early pioneers of the Gush Katif settlement enterprise, became one of the leading spokespersons for the residents during the long and intense struggle against the Disengagement...She now works to help the Gush Katif communities retain their unique, pre-expulsion character of Torah and Land of Israel values, friendly communal relations, and pioneering spirit."

Anita is certainly well-deserving of this award! With everything she manages to do, Jewish Israel is pleased and honored to have her actively serving on our board as Community Affairs Advisor – a role which she has taken on with characteristic dedication and enthusiasm...more

Rabbinic Conference on Christian funding scheduled for Chol Hamoed
On the second day of Chol Hamoed Pesach, Yeshivat Ateret Yerushalayim will be sponsoring a rabbinic conference entitled “The Missionary Enemy”. The subject under discussion is the problems inherent in accepting funds from Christian sources. A number of prominent rabbis are scheduled as featured speakers. This conference is in Hebrew and the details can be seen here.

Jewish Israel gave presentations at a Rabbinic Conference in mid-February on the topic of "Activities of Christian organizations and Evangelicals in Israel”. We are pleased that some of the participants and attendees at that conference took matters seriously and organized this upcoming conference as a follow-up. Although the Ateret Yerushalayim conference will be in Hebrew, Jewish Israel will be giving an English presentation at the Israel Center in Jerusalem shortly after Pesach. Time and details to be announced... more

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