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Autism (2008)

Posted on October 1, 2013

Background Parents of young children today are facing a heightened concern in the area of child development, the pervasive condition of developmental delays in young children commonly labeled as Autism, or more accurately the Autism Spectrum. As yet, the definitive causes of Autism or the Autism Spectrum remain open to speculation, but the latest report Continue Reading »

Arms Control (1978)

Posted on October 1, 2013

World tensions have resulted in an armament race which is building up to frightening proportions and, since universal arms of control through the United Nations is essential for a stable economic world economy and a durable peace, therefore Women’s League for Conservative Judaism urges the United Nations, either through the Non-Proliferation Treaty of Inspection or Continue Reading »

Israel – Arab Propaganda in the United States (1956)

Posted on October 1, 2013

Arab Propaganda in the United States (1956) “Thou Shalt Not Hate Thy Brother in Thy Heart.” – Leviticus 19:17 Arab states in their efforts to destroy Israel have engaged in a pernicious propaganda program against American Jews. They have won the cooperation of organizations such as the American Friends of the Middle East and the Continue Reading »

Arab Discrimination Against American Citizens (1962)

Posted on October 1, 2013

Arab Discrimination Against American Citizens (1962) “Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thy heart.” – Leviticus 19:17 The protection of the rights of the U.S. citizen to travel, to pursue lawful trade, and to engage in other activities abroad without distinction because of race or religion, is one of the essential attributes of American Continue Reading »

Israel – Arab Boycott Against Israel (1958)

Posted on October 1, 2013

Arab Boycott Against Israel and Affecting America (1958) National Women’s League notes with grave concern the continued Arab interference with the free exercise of American enterprises which has extended to a systematic boycotting and blacklisting of firms owned by Jews or doing business in or with Israel. The Arab League maintains a public blacklist of Continue Reading »

Israel – Arab Boycott (1976)

Posted on October 1, 2013

Arab Boycott (1976) The Arab boycott against Israel is not limited to that country alone, but extends to and discriminates against business firms and citizens who trade with Israel. Many American business firms comply with Arab boycott demands in direct contravention of American anti-discrimination laws and the United States policy against restrictive trade practices or Continue Reading »

Apartheid (1986)

Posted on October 1, 2013

Apartheid (Amended Resolution) (1986) The position of Judaism with regard to apartheid has remained unchanged for more than 3000 years. The basic tenets of Judaism are totally irreconcilable with any form of racism and racial discrimination. We, as a people, have a collective historical experience of being the victim of discrimination and exclusion. Therefore, Women’s Continue Reading »

Equal Rights – Anti-Semitism (2002)

Posted on October 1, 2013

Anti-Semitism: Resurgence of Anti-Semitism (2002) Anti-Semitism has been harshly brought to the forefront of Jewish life in every country around the world, even in places with no Jewish population. Widespread internet hate groups and burgeoning Arab emigration have contributed to the growth of anti-Semitism. Outside the Arab and Muslim countries, medrassas (Muslim schools) which teach Continue Reading »

Amnesty (Vietnam) (1974)

Posted on October 1, 2013

Amnesty (Vietnam) (1974) Although our participation in the Vietnamese War has ended, many thousands of American youths, opposed to service in that war, remain in exile or suffer the consequences of their opposition. However, the time has come for a spirit of national reconciliation to pervade in the quest for an equitable solution to this Continue Reading »

Health – AIDS (1988)

Posted on October 1, 2013

We are experiencing the worst world public health crisis faced in modern times, the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), a disease which has the possibility of devastating society. Confusion, ignorance and denial are among the most common responses to the AIDS epidemic. The religious community has a responsibility to help build awareness and sensitivity, Jewish Continue Reading »