A gap-year student’s view about the conflict is seriously challenged. What happens next?
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With a chuckle in his voice and a gleam in his eye, as if my assertion — that college campuses were a hotbed of anti-Israel activity — were funny, Yitzhak Mansdorf moved on to his next question. How would I feel, he asked me, if on completing his program to educate young American Jews about the Israel-Palestinian conflict, I were no longer a Zionist?
JERUSALEM (JTA) -- The World Jewish Congress has confirmed the appointment of Dan Diker as the organization's secretary general.
Diker's appointment was approved in Jerusalem Monday during a meeting of the Governing Board of the World Jewish Congress, the umbrella organization of 92 Jewish communities throughout the world. The meeting marked the 75th anniversary of the founding of the organization.
Diker replaces Michael Schneider, who has served in the position for the past four years.