Resources & What We're Reading, Watching & Listening To

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Encountering Palestinian Narratives

David Bernstein and Yona Shem Tov, JCPA CRCast

Encounter was formed in 2007 to expose American Jewish Leaders to Palestinian narratives. To this date a number of JCRC leaders have participated. Why is it important for Jewish leaders to understand the Palestinian experience? What does Encounter hope to accomplish in this work? Click here to watch on YouTube  

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Gaza is Burning

Leah Solomon, The Times of Israel

It is unbearably, oppressively hot here in Jerusalem, as it has been for weeks. And there is no end in sight: the forecast calls for highs of 90-95 F every day for the foreseeable future. It makes me cranky, frustrated, and exhausted. I am far more impatient than usual, quicker to snap at my kids, more easily provoked.

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