I hope that you are all well. Many of you are on summer vacations and we wish you a safe, happy and well-deserved rest. World WIZO is gearing up to welcome so many of you to Israel for the Enlarged General Meeting (EGM) that will take place between the 21-25 January 2024. Nobody does it better than WIZO!
In this edition of Straight Facts, we meet a captivating seal, hear from Anne Frank’s best friend and Native American leaders, examine why there is not a strong enough response when Israel is under attack and more.
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The White House Plan to Combat Antisemitism
The White House recently unveiled their plan to combat rising antisemitism. The plan has been well received – albeit with some criticisms.
Who are Jewish Voice for Peace?
Jewish Voice for Peace are among the most vocal anti-Israel organisations. Who are they – and are they even Jewish? HonestReporting has this expose:
The Seal that Captured the Heart of a Country
For several weeks, Israeli’s were enamoured of a beautiful, blonde visitor from abroad. Read more about the lovely Yulia – and how she melted the nation’s heart:
The Pusillanimous Response to Israel under Fire
Why is the response from western countries so weak when Israel is under attack? Col. Richard Kemp, former commander of British Forces in Afghanistan opines here:
Israel’s World Cup Cinderella Story
Israel’s U20 soccer/football team performed magnificently at the recent Mondialito in Argentina. Avi Mayer writes about the incredible story behind their performance:
Anne Frank’s Best Friend tells her story of survival
The story of Anne Frank has helped educate generations about the Holocaust. In this article, we hear from Anne’s best friend - and how she survived the horrors of the genocide of Europe’s Jews:
WATCH: Native Americans Express their Support for Israel
This is a much watch interview! Native American leaders speak movingly of their love for Israel and the Jewish people and their hopes to open an embassy in Jerusalem:
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