Tag Archives: anti-semitism

Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism, still alive and kicking around the world

Despite ongoing, if fruitless, peace talks with the Palestinians, and against the background of the barbaric civil wars taking place just over our borders in Syria, Lebanon and Egypt, all of which ought to shine a more positive light on … Continue reading

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Just imagine if we were talking about Muslims

In a move that smacks of antisemitism, Israel’s Davis Cup team has been fined over $13,000 for refusing to play on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. From the JPost: The Israeli national tennis team had been … Continue reading

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France, Secularism, political correctness and antisemitism

A couple of articles in the last couple of days highlight two opposing phenomena related to France’s Muslim community: one leading to Islamophobia and the other leading to Muslim Antisemitism. Having separated Church and State long ago, France is now … Continue reading

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Latest anti-Israel BDS antics

None of the actions mentioned in this post will be much of a surprise to those of you who follow the antics of the BDS anti-Israel brigade,   but I thought it worth listing some of the most recent events … Continue reading

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Margaret Thatcher, RIP

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher passed away yesterday at the age of 87.  She was an extraordinary woman, a powerful politician who aroused very strong feelings of warmth or hatred, depending on your political point of view, but rarely … Continue reading

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Yom Hashoah 5773

Yom Hashoah, Israel’s Holocaust Memorial Day, began this evening with the annual ceremony at Yad Vashem. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spoke of Israel’s need not forfeit its security to other nations: Netanyahu stated that anti-Semitic hatred “has not disappeared, it … Continue reading

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