Stand With Us was founded in 2001 in response to the misinformation that surrounds the Middle East conflict, and the inappropriate often anti-Semitic language used about Israel and/or the Jewish people worldwide. StandWithUs has offices and chapters around the world and is dedicated to empowering Israel supporters with a wide variety of materials, resources and tools in order to be able to effectively combat the growing anti-Israel campaigns and speakers.
For decades, the Palestinian authorities have sent payments to prisoners and the families of those killed in the conflict with Israel. The U.S. and Israel say those funds subsidize terror. Palestinians see it differently. The Forward unpacks this complicated history.
As communities in the region of Baton Rouge in Louisiana try to deal with the consequences of flooding that some have called the worst natural disaster in the United States since Hurricane Sandy in 2012, Jewish organizations and individuals are providing assistance.
Meteorologists say that some 6.9 trillion gallons of rain poured over Louisiana between August 8 and 14, and that 13 people were killed. The Red Cross has estimated the cost of the flood at $30m.
Our thoughts and prayers going out to the victims and their families in Louisiana!
"We have discovered how the cancer spreads to distant organs and found ways to stop the process before the metastatic stage," says Tel Aviv University researcher Dr. Carmit Levy • Researchers identify two substances that may become anti-melanoma drugs.