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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Jerusalem

Dr. King is often remembered by his famous speech, “I have a dream…” Jerusalem is a city built by dreamers.

By STUART GELLER
13/01/2021

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr. - an exemplary leader

When King spoke, he praised Israel as an “oasis in the desert.” He lauded the Jewish people for assisting the blacks in the early years of the century and now.

By DAVID GEFFEN
13/01/2021

Raphael Warnock: 'Heschel and King ‘are smiling in this moment'

Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel made the news Wednesday morning when Raphael Warnock, the Democrat who won one of two Georgia Senate elections Tuesday, invoked the rabbi during an interview on CNN.

By SHIRA FEDER/JTA
07/01/2021

Joseph Lowery, American civil rights leader, dies at age 98

Lowery was a key ally of Martin Luther King in the US civil rights movement of the 1960s.

By REUTERS
28/03/2020
Soup kitchen [illustrative]

Soup kitchen brings together Jewish and black leaders for MLK Day

Several pastors, local officials and representatives of the New York Police Department also were on hand for the Masbia event.

By BEN SALES/JTA
22/01/2020
A STATUE of Martin Luther King.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day still relevant in current era

Also known as MLK Day, it was largely overshadowed in Israel this past Monday by pre-election political shenanigans

'NY Post' coverage of Crown Heights riots

Al Sharpton admits to using ‘cheap’ rhetoric about Jews

Al Sharpton appealed to Reform Jews for a united front in facing down antisemitism and racism and recounted how the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s widow reprimanded him.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
21/05/2019
WORLD ORT president Dr. Conrad Giles holds the ‘Let Freedom Ring Humanitarian Award’

World ORT receives MLK Day humanitarian award

“The Talmud demands Tikkun Olam – that we repair the world. We are in the business of making people capable of dreams and making them fulfill those dreams.”

A STATUE of Martin Luther King.

Maligning Martin Luther King as an enemy of Israel

I am fed up with the hypocrisy of people who claim to be concerned about the human rights of Palestinians but are silent when it comes to their mistreatment by their fellow Arabs.

MLK honored by American Zionist Movement

"I solemly pledge to do my utmost to uphold the fair name of the Jews- because bigotry in any form is an affront to us all" - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

By ZACK EVANS
21/01/2019
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