Monthly Archives: May 2015

Robert Wistrich z”l, fearless fighter of antisemitism and passionate defender of the Jewish People

Last week, Professor Robert S. Wistrich, head of the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Anti-Semitism at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and widely considered the world’s leading scholar on anti-Semitism, tragically died of a heart attack in … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I haven’t posted a Good News Friday installment for a while, what with travelling and then chagim, so it’s a pleasant change  to return to my (almost) regular Friday spot. This week’s post starts with the three amazing, courageous mothers … Continue reading

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Our “peace” partners internationalize their war against Israel

I’ve written about our “moderate” “peace” “partners” before, but it bears repeating. The people with whom the world demands of Israel to make peace is not peaceful at all. In fact their stated aim, openly and publicly declared and available … Continue reading

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Obama preaches Jewish values to the Jews

In another long interview with his favourite unofficial spokesman, Jeffrey Goldberg of the Atlantic Magazine,  President Barack Obama decided that Israel needed another dose of his tough love which, he seemed to imply, hurt him more than it will hurt … Continue reading

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Chag Shavuot Same’ach!

The Jewish People are heading into another festival this weekend, with Shavuot running straight on from Shabbat and beginning on Saturday night (so I will be offline until Sunday night at the very earliest). The festival of Shavuot (“Feast of … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Our Roots trip to Germany – How the Stolpersteine project was born

This is a guest post by Heinz-Otto Haag, who together with his wife Heidi was our host in the town of Michelstadt during our recent roots trip to Germany.  The Haags also did extensive research on our behalf to help … Continue reading

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