Coffee Break

Yom Kippur: The Day of Atonement

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

09/30/2020 CUFI Coffee Break lesson 34 Traditionally, the Jewish New Year is marked by the blowing of the shofar which begins ten days of repentance concluding on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. The most solemn and holy of days on the Jewish calendar, Yom Kippur is commonly observed by fasting, praying in the synagogue, … Read More

Israel’s pursuit of peace in the Oslo Accords

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

CUFI Coffee Break Lesson 33 The world had high hopes for a peaceful resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on September 13, 1993, when Prime Minister Rabin and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat signed the historic agreement now known as the Oslo Peace Agreement on the lawn of the White House with President Bill Clinton present. The … Read More