Jerusalem U

Can Pro-Israel Films Reach Wide Audiences?

Two new films deserve viewers, but Israel is a hard sell these days.

01/20/2015 - 19:00
Editor and Publisher

After recently screening two new, first-rate documentary films about Israel, my first thought was that they should each be made mandatory viewing for Jewish youth in the diaspora, and maybe Israel, too.

Gary Rosenblatt

A New Survey Reveals 'A Distance Between Words And Deeds'

Almost 100 percent of the 2,607 relatively engaged Jews polled by RespectAbilityUSA and Jerusalem U agree that “Jewish events and organizations should be as welcoming and inclusive of people with disabilities as everyone else,” with 89 percent of the sample agreeing strongly.

Donn Weinberg and Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi, founders of RespectAbilityUSA. Photo courtesy RespectAbilityUSA

Poll: Children Less Connected To Israel, More Jewishly Educated, Than Parents

08/26/2013 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Parents today are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to send their children to Jewish day schools and Jewish summer camps but their offspring tend to be less connected to Israel than they are.

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