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Operation Protective Edge: My First Month in Israel

By Jane Fantel - Director of Israel Connections

It’s hard to believe that I’ve been here already one month and most of my time here has been during Israel’s fight to protect its citizens from Hamas, the terrorist organization out to annihilate the Jewish people everywhere we live, n…

JDC Symposium - Young Jewish Leaders From Around the World


On Sunday, July 27, the American Joint Jewish Distribution Committee (JDC) held a symposium with 13 organizations at the beautiful Leichtag Ranch in Encinitas. The symposium started with an update from Gideon Herscher, JDC’s Director of Development and International Partnerships, who…

Day 24: Operation Protective Edge

Iran-backed Hamas terrorists in Gaza fired 120 rockets at Israel, yesterday. The IDF deployed the Iron Dome missile defense system to knock out the three barrages that were headed towards Israel’s cities. The system successfully intercepted the one rocket that coul…