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UNESCO : Audrey Azoulay nominated Director-General

The 58 members of UNESCO’s Executive Board on 13 October nominated Audrey Azoulay of France for the position of Director-General of the Organization, replacing outgoing Director-General Irina Bokova. The nomination will be submitted to the vote of the General Conference that brings together all 195 Member States of the Organization every two years on 10 November. After five rounds of voting that began on 9 October, the Board’s Chairperson, Michael Worbs (Germany), announced the outcome (...)

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Bereishit : The Faith of G-d. Rabbi Sacks

And G-d said, “Let us make man in our image, according to our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of heaven, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every moving thing that moves upon the earth.”
So G-d created man in His image, In the image of God He created him, Male and female He created them. (Gen. 1:26-27)
The problems are obvious. First, why the preface, “Let us make …” ? In no other case does G-d verbally reflect on what He is about to (...)

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Moroccan MP attacks Israeli MK Amir Peretz

Moroccan MP attacks Israeli MK, former Defense Minister Amir Peretz
Earlier today, a Moroccan MP attacked former Israeli Defense Minister Amir Peretz at a World Trade Organization assembly in Morocco : “You are a war criminal !”
MK Amir Peretz (Zionist Camp) is currently heading an Israeli delegation at the World Trade Organization Parliamentary
Assembly of the Mediterranean (WTO-PAM) in Morocco. Today (Sunday), an ugly incident occurred when a Moroccan MP attacked Peretz, a former Defense (...)

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Economic inequalities in Israel.

Economic inequalities in Israel. Disastrous results according to the OECD.
The Shoresh Foundation has done a study on the level of poverty and economic inequality in Israel.
According to the Gini index of the OECD, Israel is in second place after the United States in terms of inequalities and The leading position in terms of poverty, double the OECD average, mainly due to very low productivity.
The origin of this situation is found in the existence of 2 economic poles, one very (...)

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The black jews minyan.

Our community holiday of the year was fruitfully.
About forty people gathered to celebrate the new Jewish and Yom Kippur.
In strict compliance with Jewish law, we have refused racism, ostracism, rejection and exclusion.
The opening of a new minyan is always a major event in the life of a community.
Jewish tradition means that this event is marked by a joy with all of you.
Thank you to all those who contributed in one way or (...)

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