Tag Archives: Shoah

Guest post: London Jewish Book Week 2014 – a view from the sane left

This is another guest post by frequent commenter and contributor Brian Goldfarb. He has written two previous posts about London’s Jewish Book Week and I am sure you will appreciate this year’s excellent contribution about the 2014 London Jewish Book … Continue reading

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International Holocaust Memorial Day

I’m a day late with this posting (due to some domestic crises) for which my apologies. As in previous years, and as you can see from my previous post, the level of antisemitism that we find around the world gives … Continue reading

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75 years since Kristallnacht and antisemitism is on the rise again

75 years ago this week the brutal pogrom, which came to be known as Kristallnacht – the Night of Broken Glass – in which hundreds of synagogues were burnt down, thousands of Jewish shops and business were destroyed and thousands … Continue reading

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International Holocaust Memorial Day – what better time to malign the Jews

It’s International Holocaust Memorial Day today, and yet from it could be 1938 all over again according to some reports in the news. The worst abuse of the memory of the Holocaust, and davka “in honour” of Holocaust Memorial Day … Continue reading

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Yom Hashoah 5772

Today Israel marks Holocaust Memorial Day, and as in every year, this morning at 10 a.m. the sirens sounded for 2 minutes while citizens stopped what they were doing and stood still in silence in memory of the 6 million … Continue reading

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