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Anera launches partnership with RBK (ReBootKamp) to accelerate youth employment

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Anera launches partnership with RBK (ReBootKamp) to accelerate youth employment

Anera launches partnership with RBK (ReBootKamp) to accelerate youth employment Anera and ReBootKamp (RBK) are partnering to provide high-demand tech and professional job skills training to Palestinian youth in Gaza, East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Jordan. 40% of youth in Jordan and Palestine are unemployed, three times the global average for young people. The…

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Memorializing USS Liberty Love Story at FilmFreeway in Honor of Memorial Day 2019

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Memorializing USS Liberty Love Story at FilmFreeway in Honor of Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the USA established on the last day of May to honor those who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. FilmFreeway is a free website site for writers and filmmakers to showcase their scripts and films for entry into contests and festivals. By Eileen Fleming In…

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Syria Direct Co-founder John DeBlasio Visits Team in Jordan

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Syria Direct Co-founder John DeBlasio Visits Team in Jordan

Syria Direct Co-founder John DeBlasio Visits Team in Jordan This month, John DeBlasio, Executive Director of the GPD Charitable Trust, co-founder and longtime supporter of Syria Direct visited Syria Direct’s office, headquartered in Amman, Jordan. There, DeBlasio met with the Syrian editorial team and heard firsthand about Syria Direct’s recent work and upcoming projects. DeBlasio…

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Iraqi American Woman Wins IndieFEST International Film Awards

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Iraqi American Woman Wins IndieFEST International Film Awards

Iraqi American Woman Wins IndieFEST International Film Awards Iraqi born filmmaker Weam Namou wins a prestigious Award of Excellence from the IndieFEST Film Awards (women filmmaker category) for her latest production with and Eric Hoffer, the award-winning author of 13 books. The award will be given for Weam Namou’s exciting feature documentary, The Great American…

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Trumping Ambassador Friedman on Israel’s ‘Secret’ Weapon Courtesy of a White House Call

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Trumping Ambassador Friedman on Israel’s ‘Secret’ Weapon Courtesy of a White House Call

Ambassador David M. Friedman noted the US-Israeli special relationship was growing “stronger and stronger and stronger” and “that Israel has one secret weapon…” Last week the White House launched a data-gathering website with the proclamation: “SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS should advance FREEDOM OF SPEECH.” This American submitted my experience of censorship by Facebook on the topic…

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Students accuse DePaul professor of racist criticism

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Students accuse DePaul professor of racist criticism

Students accuse DePaul professor of racist criticism DePaul Professor Jason Hill calls activists who criticize Israel’s apartheid and racist practices against Christians and Muslims in Israel and in the occupied territories “anti-Semitic.” Hill’s comments attacking BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanction) have come under scrutiny from those who support peace and justice and have been denounced By…

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