Club Z founder Masha Merkulova (JNS) (JNS)
Club Z founder Masha Merkulova
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Club Z – Standing up for Israel; Tour of City of David, where it all began, BDS fail, and much more!

By Michael Ordman

THE JEWISH STATE

Club Z – Standing up for Israel

Club Z rallies young American Jews around their people and Israel. Some 200 high schoolers enjoy Club Z’s full menu of seminars, trips, guest lectures, conferences, projects, and hands-on activism. Plus, of course, parties, picnics, day trips and holiday celebrations.
https://www.jns.org/club-z-rallies-young-jews-around-their-people-and-their-homeland/

Double donations

Magen David Adom (MDA) and Zichron Menachem held a “Double Donation Day” across Israel, during which many Israelis donated hair for cancer patients and blood for MDA bloodmobiles.
https://worldisraelnews.com/israelis-across-the-country-donate-hair-braids-to-cancer-patients/

64% of Haredim use the Internet

Nearly two-thirds of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox are now online and half use social media, according to a poll by the Israel Democracy Institute. Email is the most popular app (88%), followed by search engines, digital banking, work, and government services. Very few do online shopping.
https://www.timesofisrael.com/ultra-orthodox-increasingly-online-covid-driving-them-to-tech-training-poll/

Where it all began

For a limited time, the City of David Foundation is offering free premium access to its virtual “Unearthed” tour of the City of David in Jerusalem.  It is fascinating.  Free registration is required.  Then watch Israel’s Ambassador to Italy give a tour in Italian (English subtitles).
https://my.matter.co.il/tour/city-of-david-4b2ef4f0

https://www.israelnationalnews.com/news/319794

BDS Fail

An anti-Israel group in Canada promoting the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel has been found to be using software from Israel’s Wix to circulate its message.
https://www.israelnationalnews.com/news/319878
https://unitedwithisrael.org/did-bds-just-remove-their-anti-israel-petition-built-with-israeli-software/

Israel’s image

Israel’s Public Diplomacy Forum has met for the first time in several years, “to lead a unified, precise and clear message on significant issues and events”. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett stated that Israel’s image is “a main component of our national security and our national strength”.
https://www.jns.org/israels-public-diplomacy-forum-convenes-for-first-time-in-years/

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