TASK FORCE ACTIVITIES
The Beauty and Possibility of Shared Society in Israel - at the Lion of Judah Conference:  


Join this session to hear leading experts on how Israel's women are preparing future generations for a more inclusive society. 

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JCF of San Francisco hosts Professor Manuel Trajtenberg:  

 

Image eventJoin the JCF in San Mateo for a discussion of current events and their impact on Israel's economy and minority populations. 

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URJ President urges compassion not hatred:  


Following Israel visit, Rabbi Rick Jacobs urges compassion and cautions about the climate of distrust, even hatred, inside Israel, pitting Jew against Arab. 

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Conference call: Current events and the role of civil society organizations in Israel:  


How are civil society organizations responding to escalating tensions in Israel?
On July 10th two civil society leaders shared their views. 

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IATF Quarterly Update - July 2014:  


Recent IATF news, events, and missions and upcoming visits. 

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ISRAEL UPDATES
President Rivlins anti-incitement, anti-violence program:  


 “We must not close our eyes to the extremism and violence that have raised their ugly heads among us.”  

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Municipal and civil society responses to Jewish-Arab tensions - August 1-8:  


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Tel-Aviv-Jaffa Municipality launches campaign. Haifa holds emergency shared-society conference . . .
 
Government, JDC-Israel and Jewish Agency provide emergency assistance to Negev Bedouin:  


Bedouin children, elderly and disabled residents of Rahat and other Bedouin towns in the Negev receiving some help and respite.

On the ground efforts: Jewish Arab relations in Israel - planned activities in August:  


Since the beginning of the current crisis, Jewish and Arab citizens have found ways to stand together.

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President lambastes Hebrew-only bill
Times of Israel September 2, 2014
Zoabi proclaims Palestinian victory in Gaza
The Times of Israel August 29, 2014
Equal shelter for all - Opinion
Haaretz August 20, 2014