I hope that you are all well! As I write this, many of you are in a second lock down or have curfews as we all fight the Corona virus pandemic together. Israel is slowly emerging from over two months of intense lockdowns and restrictions. Throughout this turbulent time, WIZO continues to serve Israel’s citizens with your support and help. In the last month we have also witnessed a major election in the USA as well as continue efforts to normalize and have peaceful relations with countries that we previously have had no official ties with like the Sudan. We have also heard the news that we have been waiting for – major progress on vaccines to help combat Corona virus.
In this edition, we take a deep dive into the contents of the Abraham Accords, join a press conference with Defense Minister, Benny Gantz, learn more about identity politics from Bari Weiss and much, much more.
Chanukah will soon be here and I would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your loved ones Chag Chanukah Sameach – there is no better time to bring in light and miracles.
World WIZO Executive: Public Diplomacy & Hasbarah – Office of the Chairperson
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The Abraham Accords – Full Text of Agreement
A historic moment! Read the full text of the agreement that was signed on the White House lawns between Israel, the United States, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain right here:
Stop Being Shocked
Critical race theory is a frightening new phenomenon and one thing that it is making clear, is that there seems to be less and less of a place for Jews. The indomitable Bari Weiss writes more here:
A Palestinian Dreams of Isaac and Ishmael
Mosad Hassan Yousef, famous for his book “Son of Hamas” writes this article expressing his hope how the Abraham Accords could also be an opportunity for Israelis and Palestinians to find a path to peace:
Zoom Says No to Terrorists
Are social media platforms waking up to the dangers of allowing people like Leila Khaled, famous for hijacking an airplane to have a platform to promote their very dangerous ideologies? It would
Sudan and Israel – An Era of Change
The winds of change are blowing through the Middle East – and into Africa! The Sudan is the latest country to agree to normalize ties with Israel. Read more about it here:
WATCH: Defense Minister/Alternate Prime Minister, Benny Gantz hosts Pan-Arab Zoom
In the wake of the Abraham Accords, Israel’s Defense Minister/Alternate Prime Minister held a press conference with journalists from the UAE and Bahrain. It is informative and illuminating and you can watch it here. It is in English.
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Email Rolene Marks, World WIZO Executive: Public Diplomacy & Hasbara
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