May 22, 2015
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Salem-News.com (May-12-2015 17:47)
Oregon Senate Passes Crucial Testing Law, HB 2680Salem-News.com
Bill establishes educator work group to take on assessments
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This morning the Senate passed HB 2680, which will soon move to the Governor’s desk for signing. The following statement can be attributed to Oregon Education Association President Hanna Vaandering:
Salem-News.com (May-05-2015 20:35)
Judaism versus Jewish Identity Politics: Religion versus TribalismSalem-News.com
Witness historic dialogue between ultra orthodox Rabbi Yaakov Shapiro and Gilad Atzmon, starting May 6th.
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Two prominent thinkers, the ultra orthodox Rabbi vs. philosopher, Jazz artist and ex-Jew, meeting to discuss hard questions about Judaism, Jewish politics and the meaning of Jewishness.
Salem-News.com (May-05-2015 18:35)
Documentary Film, The War Around Us Showing May 14 in EugeneSalem-News.com
May 15 is observed as an annual day of mourning by Palestinians worldwide, a commemoration of the Nakba, the 1948 ethnic cleansing of 3/4 million Palestinians.
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In solidarity with the annual observance the Nakba, Al Nakba Awareness Project will show the film, "The War Around Us" in Eugene, Oregon on May 14th.
Salem-News.com (Apr-06-2015 10:30)
21st Anniversary of the Rwanda Genocide against the TutsisJohn V Karuranga, President, RPP Special to Salem-News.com
RPP message commemorating the horrific events of 100+days in 1994 when 500,000–1 million Rwandans were killed.
Fellow Rwandans, today, the seventh of April, is the twenty-first anniversary of the most horrific systematic genocide of modern times.
Salem-News.com (Mar-25-2015 20:40)
Merkley Slams Republican Efforts to Roll Back Consumer Protection and Wall Street ReformSalem-News.com
Republicans push consumer protections....and Democrats push back.
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Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley, along with Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Al Franken (D-MN), slammed Senate Republicans’ budget push to roll back consumer protections and Wall Street reform at a press conference held in the Capitol today.
Salem-News.com (Mar-20-2015 18:19)
NETANYAHU WINS, PEACE LOSESRalph E. Stone Salem-News.com
The slim hope for a Palestinian state lies with the United Nations.
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Benjamin Netanyahu has probably retained power in Israel as his Likud party won 29 seats in Parliament while the center-left Zionist Union had 24 seats. The Likud Party is likely to form a coalition to put together a 61-seat majority.
Salem-News.com (Mar-07-2015 20:47)
It`s Time to Sanction OFACDr. Franklin Lamb, Salem-News.com
...Not the Civilian Populations of Syria and Iran
Without much doubt, the US Congressional Zionist caucus was energized this week by PM Netanyahu’s appeal to scuttle the Obama administration’s negotiations with Iran. Even as it spent roughly 27% of his 40 minute speech wildly applauding.
Salem-News.com (Mar-07-2015 19:19)
Pakistan: Lift the Travel Ban Against Abdul Qadeer BalochWilliam Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador
Human Rights Ambassador William Gomes asks to immediately and unconditionally lift the travel ban
I would like to draw your attention to the following case.
Salem-News.com (Mar-06-2015 15:19)
Oregon SB 324 goes to Governor Kate Brown for SignatureSalem-News.com
Statement from OLCV Executive Director Doug Moore on Passage of Clean Fuels Extension by Oregon House of Representatives
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After more than five hours of debate, the Oregon House of Representatives passed SB 324, legislation that lifts the 2015 sunset on Oregon’s Clean Fuels Program, which reduces the carbon intensity of fuels by 10% over 10 years.
Salem-News.com (Mar-04-2015 14:50)
Reverse the Concert Cancellation of the Gilad Atzmon and The Orient House EnsembleSpecial to Salem-News.com
“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.” ― Victor Hugo
Jazz was born as an art form for social commitment through improvisation as a way to express freedom.
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