fix articles 248119, diaspora
Israeli army to recruit Jews abroad for hi-tech course (tags)
The IDF plans to use the resources of the Jewish Agency and the Foreign Ministry to identify candidates for the course. The army plans to begin advertising the new program, based at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, in English on its Web site.
APPROACHING THE FILIPINO EXODUS & DIASPORA (tags)
Two new books by noted Filipino author E. SAN JUAN, Jr. explore the predicament of millions of Filipinos leaving the Philippines and working or settling in other countries around the world--an unprecedented 9-10 milllion of 85 million Filipinos are scattered around the planet. Their huge remittance props up a sharply divided class society where a tiny oligarchy (supported by Washington/Pentagon) exploits and oppresses the majority. Over 830 victims of extrajudicial killings occured from 2001 up to the present under Arroyo's corrupt, illegitimate regime. Why is this happening?
Israel can no longer rely on the support of Europe's Jews (tags)
The feeling is growing that Jewish honour and heritage have been more convincingly preserved in the diaspora
How Jewish is Israel? (tags)
Israel is still largely shaped by the unresolved trauma of its birth
Spooks in the city of angels (tags)
Los Angeles Times has a fascinating piece below-the-fold about the Iranian diaspora community in Los Angeles — the largest anywhere outside of Iran — and the efforts by various national security agencies (including the CIA) to gather intelligence about Iran from this ex-pat community.
FREEDOM TO THE SIX BASQUE NATIONALISTS IMPRISONED IN MEXICO! (tags)
Communiqué from the Asociación Diáspora Vasca inviting you to sign in behalf of the freedom of the six Basques nationalists detained for over a year in Mexico.