Category Archives: Human Rights

US Senate passes bill to help Holocaust survivors

(JTA) — The Senate unanimously passed on Tuesday the Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today, or JUST Act, a bill to help Holocaust survivors and the families of victims obtain restitution or the return of Holocaust-era assets. The measure requires the State … Continue reading

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WATCH: US Ambassador Haley vows to end Obama’s ‘cowardly betrayal’ of Israel

Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the UN, addressed the Israeli American Council (IAC) National Conference in Washington, DC and vowed that the “cowardly act” of allowing passage of Resolution 2334, which labelled Israel a violator of international law, was … Continue reading

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Stateless Again

Human Rights Watch 1 February 2010 Palestinian-Origin Jordanians Deprived of their Nationality Summary Jordanian citizens of Palestinian origin in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan … have the full rights of citizenship and all its obligations, the same as any other … Continue reading

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Israel grants asylum to persecuted Iranian journalist

World Israel News August 6, 2017 An Iranian journalist threatened with the death penalty in her home country has found refuge in Israel.  Iranian Nada Amin, a journalist whom the Islamic Republic is persecuting for her views, has been granted … Continue reading

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Watch – Dr. Stanley Urman

Dr. Stanley Urman, Executive Vice-President and Co-Founder of New York-based Justice for Jews From Arab Countries (JJAC), spoke to Speakers Action Group at a Business Lunch Lecture on November 22, 2012: “Middle East Refugees: Facts and Fiction” **** Dr. Stanley … Continue reading

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MK urges Arab League to admit ethnic cleansing

Jpost – Diplomacy and Politics By GABRIELLA TZVIA WEINIGER/ June 20, 2013 On the United Nations World Refugee Day, MK Shimon Ohayon (Likud Beytenu) called on the Arab League to “own up to its role in the ethnic cleansing of … Continue reading

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G-d’s Nudge

By Rabbi Jonathan Sacks First in Yitro there were the aseret hadibrot, the “ten utterances” or general principles. Now in Mishpatim come the details. Here is how they begin: If you buy a Hebrew servant, he is to serve you … Continue reading

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