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Daily Archives: February 22, 2019

Ep. 33 Photographic Story Teller Noam Bedein Advocates Dead Sea Revival

Beginning in April 2016, environmental visual arts activist Noam Bedein began documenting the treasures of the Dead Sea, gathering evidence of new dramatic geological phenomena and measuring the constant and rapid receding water level. Scientists are...

Global warning

There is a great debate going on as to whether the world’s climate is changing and if so what or who is responsible. Meanwhile, the climate for Israel and Jews worldwide is definitely changing and...

Is UNRWA’s hereditary refugee status for Palestinians unique?

Summary: UNRWA’s claim that their hereditary refugee status for Palestinians is not unique is simply untrue. There is no parallel and no precedent, even in protracted conflict situations, for the manner in which UNRWA...

Ilhan Omar’s Hateful Anti-Semitism and Anti-Americanism

Watching the recent fallout from Rep. Ilhan Omar's latest anti-Semitic tweet, in which she claims that the American Israel Public Affairs Committee buys congressmen's support of Israel, several thoughts struck me. The first was...

Prominent Ames grocer Abe Mezvinsky remembered with Historical Society lecture

Edna Whetstone and her husband, Harold, wanted to buy a house instead of renting, and they would soon be welcoming a second child to the family. However, the family had no credit and were...

News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (February 13 – 19, 2019)

This past week the Friday "return march" was again characterized by a high level of violence. Palestinians threw hand grenades and IEDs, launched incendiary balloons and tried to cross the border fence. During the...