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A Night to honor isrAEL

wE HOSTED THIS EVENT ON September 10,

2009 in conjunction with Christians

united for Israel. It brought together

speakers from CUFI, the Israeli consulate,

the David Project, and local leaders to

celebrate our common support for Israel.

We raised $8,604 for Magen David

Adom,Israel’s “Red Cross” organization.

Now more than ever – Israel needs U.S.

We stand with Israel sponsored Rabbi

Yossi Jacobson at the University of

Vermont to highlight the connection

between Israel and the United sTATES, IN

AN ENGROSSING AND OCCASIONALLY

HUMOROUS MANNER. wE WERE ABLE TO

PROVIDE zaka, a first response

organization in Israel, with a

contribution of $3,205.

Holocaust film series

a series of six films dealing with events

connected to the Holocaust that

occurred in Germany under Adolf Hitler

were offered in the fall and winter of

2011-2012. This was a stark reminder that

the world can “never again” let

something like this happen.

AN EVENING WITH BRET sTEPHANS

oN sEPTEMBER, 2012 WE HOSTED bRET

sTEPHANS, dEPUTY iNTERNATIONAL Editor of

the Wall Street Editor. We were informed

and challenged about the current state

of affairs in Israel and the Middle East.

We raised $5,340 for Operation Lifeshield

to build a bomb shelter for a

kindergarten complex in Netivot, ISrael.

Unmasked JudeoPhobia and the Threat to Civilization

Unmasked Judeophobia is a meticulous

examination of rising Anti-Jewish

Ideology. The Producer/Director, Gloria

Greenfield, travels from Israel to Europe

to North America, covering this

phenomenon from all angles, including

historical Christian and contemporary

Islamic polemics against JEws, the

proliferation of anti-Israel bias in

academia and cultural institutions,

misinformation campaigns and state-

sanctioned denials of Israel’s right to

exist. We introduced the Vermont premier

of this film on January 29, 2013.

CHarles Jacobs

Charles Jacobs of Americans for Peace

and Tolerance spoke to a gathering at

the Billings Center at UVM and showed his

new film, “losing our sons” on April 18,

2013. The film is a documentary about two

families whose lives became intertwined

when the college student of one Baptist

family becomes a radicalized Muslim and

kills the younger soldier son of the

other family at a recruiting station in

Little Rock, Arkansas in 2009.

A nuclear iran and the new middle east

DR. MORDECHAI KEDAR, DIRECTOR OF THE

CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF THE MIDDLE EAST

AND iSLAM, AND A RESEARCH ASSOCIATE OF

THE BEGIN-SADAT CENTER FOR STRATEGIC

STUDIES IS ONE OF ISRAEL’S LEADING FIGURES

IN UNDERSTANDING THE ARAB WORLD. oN

jANUART 13, 2014, dR. kedar presented his

views, supported by documents and

personal knowledge, to the public at the

davis center at uvm. He discussed

developments in Iran, its nuclear

program, what motivates the ayatollahs,

how the world can deal with Iran, and

what can be done to remove the threat.