activism

Challenging the Conference of Presidents' election divides Jews

The Conference of Presidents was created in response to then-cecretary of state John Foster Dulles’ declaration that he would only deal with one Jewish organization. So, out of many, we made one.

By FRED ZEIDMAN/JTA
22/05/2020
Orthodox Jews on the Temple Mount
Temple Mount activist receives compensation after weapon confiscated

Yaacov Hayman, a activist for Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount, had carried a weapon for years before it was confiscated.

26/04/2020
Palestinian rights activists moonlight as terrorists

The fact that the ties between Palestinian civil society groups and terrorist organizations have significantly deepened over the years should alarm anyone.

Hebrew University students protest lecturer who reprimanded Im Tirzu activist while she was wearing
Hebrew University will give credit for 'right-wing activism'

"Im Tirzu is an extremist right-wing movement," said MK Nitzan Horowitz. The organization says it focuses on social activities for the needy, elderly and disadvantaged in Jerusalem.

Defense Minister Naftali Bennett and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Did Bennett teach Netanyahu
Bennett to ban ‘left-wing anarchists’ from W. Bank

In its statement on the matter, Bennett’s office specifically mentioned the group Anarchists Against the Wall, which works to support Palestinian protests against the West Bank security barrier

Garbage dumped in the Old City
From money bags to trash bags, Jewish activist works to reduce waste

Formerly an investment banker, 28-year-old Anna Sacks left her job and began her "Trash Walks."

27/12/2019
Aerial view of Jerusalem in snow
7 ways to support Israel from abroad this winter!

While you keep yourself rugged up you can still support Israel in many ways.

By LAURA ALFANDARI MILMEISTER
24/12/2019
An original yellow star (not on general display) is seen at the artifacts department
German activists apologize for using Holocaust victims’ ashes in protest

The art-activist collective placed a large container of soil samples containing human remains near the German parliament.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
06/12/2019
Orthodox Jews on the Temple Mount
WATCH: Regular Jewish prayers being held daily on Temple Mount

Police deny changes at the site, but video footage suggests blanket ban on non-Muslim prayer not enforced.

A LAMB bleats after separation from its mother.
World Vegan Day: "Thou shalt not remain indifferent"

Today is World Vegan Day. What does the Torah say about the treatment of animals and how does it align with industry practices and our food habits?

01/11/2019
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