A dire situation for Uganda’s Jewish community, called the Abayudaya.
In one arena Trump has been decisive, methodical and thorough to a degree that’s utterly out of character. That arena is climate change.
Our one-size-fits-all food aid model wastes more than half of each aid dollar spent, subsidizing corporations instead of supporting local food production abroad.
America is the largest food donor in the world. Jews should fight to end misguided U.S. policies that stop aid from getting to victims, and prevent countries from feeding themselves.
Bono would like Sukkot observers enjoying their bountiful meals in the sukkah to take a moment from their celebration to think about famine in Africa. ONE, the grassroots advocacy organization that the U2 musician founded to fight poverty and preventable disease in Africa, has put out a special Sukkot 2011 guide to educate people on the issue and its relevance to the Jewish harvest festival.
IsraAID celebrates Israeli humanitarian work in Africa The organization’s vital lifesaving work has attracted praise from the professionals and interest in future projects. Live Aid concert organizer Bob Geldof was in Israel recently to laud Israeli humanitarian projects in Africa. The Irish rock musician spoke at a conference presented by IsraAID (www.israaid.org.il) in Herzliya. People from Israel’s business, arts, media and civil society sectors met at the conference to applaud past achievements and inspire future ones. Geldof’s 1985 concert raised almost $250 million to fight hunger in Africa. Also appearing at the conference were Israeli musician Idan Raichel (www.idanraichelproject.com/en), the goodwill ambassador of the Israeli organization Save a Child’s Heart www.saveachildsheart.org), which provides life-saving heart surgery to children in developing countries; and Itai Anghel, a journalist and filmmaker who has interviewed rape victims in the Congo: DOWNLOADS: VIDEOS: - HiRes: www.megaupload.com - HiRes No Narration: www.megaupload.com - Streaming: www.megaupload.com - Streaming No Narration: www.megaupload.com DOCUMENTS: - INTRO: www.megaupload.com - SCRIPT: www.megaupload.com Please credit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Israel for any use of these videos