New on Broader View -- Happy New Year! -- Nevet Live -- Top News from Israel -- Upcoming Events in Seattle -- Recommended Film

Broader View: Israel Resource Center

New on Broader View

Analysis & Opinion

Other Resources

  • Blogs: Letters from Israel
  • Of Historical Interest: Abraham Lincoln’s Secretary of State visited Palestine in 1871 and reported on the demographics of Jerusalem.
  • Shopping: Neta Wolpe Jewelry
  • Video Clips: Nicky Larkin: Israel changed my mind; Benny Morris: Jewish refugees from Arab states; Danny Ayalon: The Truth About the Peace Process; Israel: Small But Outstanding; Iran: The Greatest Threat to Western Civilization

News from Israel

  • Israeli politicians, pundits and media debate the wisdom and urgency of a preemptive strike on Iran.
  • Jihadi terrorists killed 16 Egyptian soldiers and fired at Israeli soldiers on the Sinai border.
  • Gymnast Ali Raisman won an Olympic gold medal for her floor exercise to the tune of “Hava Nagila,” a tribute to slain Munich 11.
  • Sacramento City Council voted unanimously to name Ashkelon as its Sister City, despite an outrageous slander campaign by anti-Israel activists.
  • New study ranks three Israeli universities among top 100 in the world.
  • Tourism to Israel is at record levels, and economic growth exceeded expectations.
  • National Geographic named the Israel National Trail one of the world’s 20 most “epic trails.”

Happy New Year!

To all subscribers and friends of Broader View who are welcoming the Jewish New Year, best wishes for Shana Tova, a healthy, happy, and peaceful 5773.

Nevet Live

Nevet’s discussion group, Current Affairs in Israel and the Middle East, resumes Oct. 3 at noon and Oct. 4 at 7:00pm at Temple B’nai Torah in Bellevue.  Contact us to be added to the distribution list for upcoming meeting topics.

Invite Nevet to speak to your congregation or community!  Topics and format can be customized to your needs. 

Upcoming Events in Seattle

Sept. 23:  Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle 2013 Community Celebration & Campaign Kickoff

Oct. 14, StandWithUs Northwest Annual Community Reception, featuring Hon. Irwin Cotler

Oct. 15, Washington State Holocaust Resource Center “Voices for Humanity” Luncheon

Recommended Film!

Check out Israel Inside, "How a Small Nation Makes a Big Difference," for an engaging, non-political, close-up look at Israeli people and culture.
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