Articles from the June 16, 2017 edition
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Harriett Lake sponsors a new program at Jewish Academy of Orlando
This week, Jewish Academy of Orlando announced its new program: "Harriett's Art and Performance Program for Youth" (also know as our "HAPPY" program). The program is being funded through a very... Full story
After London Bridge attack, UK and Israel pledge to fight Islamist terror 'trend'
Following Saturday night's terror attack that killed seven people and injured as many as 50 in London, British Prime Minister Theresa May said "enough is enough" and vowed to crack down on the "evil... Full story
Arab countries turning on Qatar-what does it mean for Israel?
WASHINGTON (JTA)-Five Arab nations cut ties with Qatar on Monday, June 5, escalating a long-simmering competition for preeminence in the region into actions that could set the stage for war. Saudi... Full story
Senate passes legislation in support of embassy move
(JNS.org) The U.S. Senate urged President Donald Trump to fulfill his campaign promise of relocating the American embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, unanimously passing legislation in support of the move Monday. The Senate voted 90-0 in favor of a... Full story
IDF conducts surprise drill for possible Hezbollah attack
(JNS.org) The IDF called up thousands of soldiers from its Northern Command conscript divisions Sunday to conduct a surprise military exercise on Israel's northern border with Lebanon. The drill,... Full story
OMC participants win awards in Math Kangaroo Competition
Ari Azbel, the son of Russian Jewish immigrants, is a senior at Lake Highland Preparatory and a former student of the Jewish Academy of Orlando. He is also the founder of Orlando Math Circle (www.orlandomathcircle.org), a 501(c)3 organization... Full story
Why aren't Muslim countries leading the charge on aid
Why aren’t Muslim countries leading givers to the Palestinian cause? The question has renewed relevance upon a United Nations agency’s recent release of its list of donors. The U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East... Full story
Publication of pro-terrorist ad in The Forward raises eyebrows in Jewish media world
The decision by the Jewish weekly newspaper The Forward to publish a paid advertisement supporting imprisoned Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti is being questioned by some editors of other American Jewish newspapers. The full-page ad appeared... Full story
Want a path to peace? Pound the table at Abbas
The most important incident during President Donald Trump’s visit to the Middle East took place out of view of the international press. At the time, it went unreported and unremarked upon. The president not only didn’t mention it publicly, he... Full story
Could Gal Gadot become the biggest Israeli superstar ever?
(JTA)-Try to think of the most famous Israelis in history. Not necessarily the most consequential or "important" ones-like any number of Nobel Prize winners or behind-the-scenes Middle East peace deal... Full story