The Week Ahead | Dec. 4 – Dec. 10
”We all need to live in peace,” says Phillippe, a young Chilean immigrant. ”The kids know that, and they don’t want war. They’re not like those violent grown-ups who always want war.” In ”STRANGERS NO MORE,” on Monday at 6:45 p.m. on HBO, Phillippe and his schoolmates — some 800 Jewish, Christian and Muslim children from 48 countries — give hope for the future of Israel.
Karen Tal hopes to apply the methods and values she inculcated successfully in a multicultural south Tel Aviv school to other educational institutions. With help from some business people and philanthropic bodies, she just might pull it off.
Prize for Head of School for Foreign Workers’ Kids
Karen Tal from the Bialik- Rogozin School in south TA won the Charles Bronfman Prize for 2011.
U.N. Rights Group Calls on China to Release Lawyer
A United Nations human rights agency has demanded that the Chinese government immediately release a prominent Chinese human rights lawyer who has been detained for nearly a year, according to a statement released on Monday by an advocacy group. The lawyer, Gao Zhisheng, had said he was tortured during previous rounds of detention.
Libya and the Responsibility to Protect
In response to Muammar el-Qaddafi’s continued assaults on civilians in Libya, the United Nations Security Council adopted a unanimous and historic resolution in an unusual Saturday night session.
Green Movement: Israel’s High Birth Rate Not Sustainable
Party leader Prof. Alon Tal said that political parties should work toward eliminating allowances and other incentives designed to encourage families to have more children.
Now We Must All Stand With The Lady
She hasn’t been able to talk to her supporters in over seven years. But two days ago, they gathered at the iron gates surrounding the decaying home that has been her prison for 15 of the past 21 years. As they cheered and cried, she said to them, “Thank you for welcoming me like this. We haven’t seen each other for so long, I have so much to tell you.”