Join the Congregation Beth Ami Israel Committee We Provide Non-Political Social Action for the Land and People Israel
Our purpose is to educate everyone about Israel and to work toward peace in the Middle East
To join and learn more about what you can do, sign up at http://List.IsraelUpdate.INFO
Our main projects:
- Along with other Israel Committees, organize the following:
- Israel Independence Day Celebrations<
- Israel Memorial Day Observance
- Sonoma County Israel Fair
- Bring in Speakers and Scholars-in-Residence
- Seminars on anti-Semitism
Our vision is CLEAR:
- Communicate with others
- Learn the facts
- Education ourselves and others
- Act to Bring Peace
- Respond to Anti-Semitism
Learn the Facts
Make sure you understand the history of Israel and the current situation. Take advantage of some of the Web’s resources to learn more. Here are some useful web sites:
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org Good sources for history and other information about Israel
Myths & Facts Online:
a Guide to the Arab-Israeli Conflict by Mitchell Bard http://jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/myths3/mftoc.html
http://HonestReporting.com HonestReporting ensures that Israel receives fair media coverage. It promotes truth over anti-Israel propaganda.
http://www.camera.org CAMERA (Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America) promotes accurate, balanced coverage of Israel and the Middle East
http://StandWithUs.org Stand With Us is dedicated to informing the public about Israel and to combating the extremism and anti-Semitism that often distorts the issues.
http://www.memri.org/ The Middle East Media Research Institute translates Arabic press into English, providing readers with insights into the thinking in Arabic-speaking countries.
Respond to Anti-Semitism
Don’t let Israel bashing go unanswered. Respond when others make inaccurate statements about Israel. Write the newspaper, radio or television station to demand a correction.