CAM Coalition Partners Spotlight: Showing Up and Speaking Out
August 4, 2022
From producing educational videos, appearing on the news, hosting events, to publishing articles, the CAM coalition partners have taken to multiple platforms in their work to support the Jewish people and stop Jew-hatred. With the summer coming to a close, partner organizations are wrapping up their projects and launching new projects for the fall.
Here is a sampling of how CAM partners made a difference this week:
Institute for Black Solidarity with Israel (IBSI): On August 1st, IBSI released its first video in a new educational series, titled “B.A.S.I.C. Black Americans to Support Israel Committee, 1975.” The video describes how the organization “B.A.S.I.C.” was established and how the organization fought back against the idea that “Zionism is racism.”
Zioness Movement: Are you interested in learning more about mental health and Judaism? Join the digital event “Inherited Trauma and the Contemporary Jewish Experience” with social worker Mastaneh Moghadam, founder of Battae (Israel’s first Ethiopian culture center) Ashager Araro, and psychotherapist Brandon Srot on August 22nd at 6:30 pm ET.
Read more and RSVP here.
The AMCHA Initiative: On July 29th, Jewish Journal featured Initiative Director Tammi Rossman-Benjamin in an exclusive interview. During their conversation, Rossman-Benjamin speaks about how Ethnic Studies courses developed by Liberated, and approved by the local school board, could cause harm to Jewish students due to its deep anti-Israel angle.
Read more here.
The International Legal Forum (ILF): On August 2nd, News Week published an op-ed by the CEO of The International Legal Forum, Arsen Ostrovsky. In his published op-ed, Ostrovsky covers antisemitic comments made by members of the Commission of Inquiry against Israel, mainly made by Commissioner Miloon Kothari. Ostrovsky explains that past comments made by Commissioner Kothari go against the UN rule that “Members should, in all cases, have a proven record of independence and impartiality.”
Read more here.
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The Philos Project: Earlier this week, Co-Founder and President Robert Nicholson, appeared on EWTN News. He spoke about the Abraham Accords, his desire for the Christian community to become more involved in the Accords, and how the Philos’ Project newly launched project called “Abraham’s Missing Child Initiative” will advocate for Christians in the Middle East by organizing summits and inviting leaders from around the Middle East to speak.
. @philosproject Co-Founder and President @rwnicholson_ explains the Abraham’s Missing Child Initiative and the importance of advocating for Christians in the Near East.#Lebanon #AbrahamsMissingChild #NearEast #MiddleEast #Israel #Iraq #Syria #religiousfreedom pic.twitter.com/qcZyvyLzcz
— EWTN News In Depth (@EWTNNewsInDepth) July 31, 2022
Foundation Against Intolerance & Racism (FAIR): In the latest issue of FAIR’s Weekly Round Up, FAIR highlights the work of its staff and partners. Some of the articles featured include discussions in academia, legal rights, and social media.
Read more here.