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Straight Facts Volume #51

In this edition of Straight Facts we look at Israel’s plans to lead in the fight against Climate Change, celebrate the one year anniversary of the Abraham Accords, hear from an inspirational Holocaust survivor and more.

December 05, 2021

 

 

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Dear Chaverot,

Welcome to a new look Straight Facts! Straight Facts is your monthly bulletin of curated articles to use as a resource on a variety of issues relevant to Israel, the region and the Jewish world. Please share this newsletter which is also available electronically.
In this edition of Straight Facts we look at Israel’s plans to lead in the fight against Climate Change, celebrate the one year anniversary of the Abraham Accords, hear from an inspirational Holocaust survivor and more.
As we approach the festival of Chanukah, I would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your families, Chag Chanukah Sameach!
I hope this is of service to you all. Wishing you all good health, happiness and safety.

Warmest regards,

Rolene Marks

World WIZO Executive: Public Diplomacy & Hasbarah – Office of the Chairperson

+ 972 52 582 9090

rolenemarks@yahoo.com


Israelis Embrace Bahraini Visitors

The seeds of peace bear fruit! Last week a delegation from Bahrain, part of the initiative of cooperation by the organisation Sharaka (Arabic for partnership) visited Israel. Delegates visited Yad Vashem, met with MK's and ordinary Israelis.

Read more here:

https://www.timesofisrael.com/from-western-wall-to-old-city-alleys-curious-israelis-embrace-bahraini-visitors/


BBC Against Israel?

Does the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) have an agenda against the Jewish state? Col. Richard Kemp takes a look at the BBC’s record of bad reporting as well as what they possibly could be hiding in the Balen Report, commissioned to investigate how the institution reports on the Middle East. The Balen Report has been buried – perhaps it is time to release it.

Read more here:

https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/17646/bbc-against-israel


High Level Military Group say Hamas Guilty of War Crimes

Some of the most highly decorated military professionals have formed a think tank called the High Level Military Group. In this report, they combine their vast knowledge and experience and weigh in on Operation Guardians of the Wall, Israel’s defensive operation to protect civilians from rockets fired from the Gaza strip this past May:

http://www.high-level-military-group.org/pdf/hlmg-interim-assessment-gaza-conflict-may-2021.pdf 


Celebrating a Year of the Abraham Accords

Since the signing of the historic Abraham Accords, cooperation, friendship and business has flourished! To celebrate the one year anniversary, key figures have released this collection of thoughts and articles. We look forward to many more years of friendship and prosperity with our Abrahamic allies. Enjoy!

https://www.uaeisraelbusiness.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Brochure-UIBC-2021-23.pdf 


Israel hopes to lead the fight against Climate Change:

Israel is a global leader in innovation. The tiny start-up nation is the country many turn to when bold, innovative solutions are needed. Over the last weeks, the tiny Jewish state took to the world stage amongst Royalty and world leaders to let them know that we intend to lead in finding solutions to the many climate challenges we face today.

Read more here:

https://layoftheland.online/2021/11/09/blue-white-and-green/


WATCH: Lily’s Promise

IThe Holocaust Education Trust presents an extraordinary interview with Lily Ebert. The Holocaust survivor has released her story called “Lily’s promise” and sat down with Rob Rinder for a very special interview.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-dg-yfS1Jc


 

Rolene Marks

World WIZO Executive: Public Diplomacy & Hasbarah – Office of the Chairperson

+ 972 52 582 9090

rolenemarks@yahoo.com


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