Archive for the ‘Seagrams’ Category

Counterfeit Birthright, Genuine Fanaticism

June 25, 2011

Continuing on with our analysis of Judaic fanaticism and how it’s transmitted:

Feldman: ‘Israel’s out of control downward spiral will help bring about alienation in Birthright alumni’

Also see:

“Fanaticism” vs. Fanaticism

Time for Camp

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‘Elder Brother,’ Whiskey Merchant Bronfman on Controlling Education

October 21, 2009

Middle East Peace Begins in the Classroom

October 8, 2009

Edgar M. Bronfman
– Huffington Post

… My predecessor as President of the World Jewish Congress, Nahum Goldmann, negotiated the great papal encyclical “Nostra Aetate” with Pope John XXIII. As important as that document was in starting on the path of reconciliation, it didn’t really change things on the ground. That’s why the International Catholic Jewish Liaison Committee, [and HERE] an organization consisting of Jewish and Catholic communal leaders, was created: to improve interfaith relations, tangibly and from the relationship’s core.

Among its other missions, the committee met regularly and took on the issue of what textbooks used in the classrooms said about the other faith. I was there at some of those meetings, and as difficult as it was in some instances, progress was always made …

full article:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/edgar-m-bronfman/middle-east-peace-begins_b_313672.html