Monthly Archives: January 2016

Guest Post: Western Islamophobia: Who Are We Kidding?

This is a reader Guest Post by “The Canary”. This is what the Canary says about himself (and apologies if he’s a she): I write a blog on Jewish affairs and American politics at The Canary In the Mine Blog. … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – new baby edition

Another hard week has gone by, but at least for me and my family it had a very happy end. We became the proud grandparents of a new baby granddaughter! ❤ The happy (and rather overtired) new parents are our … Continue reading

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International Holocaust Memorial Day: time to bash Israel again

Yesterday was International Holocaust Memorial Day, marked on the day that Auschwitz was liberated by the Allies. A memorial ceremony was held at Auschwitz as well as at other places around the world: The commemoration at the former death camp … Continue reading

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Palestinian resistance heroes terrorists murder another defenceless Israeli woman

Yesterday another sickening terror attack took place, this time inside Bet Horon, an Israeli community in the Binyamin region. The target was outside a grocery store (gasp! How DARE those eeevil israeli settlers buy groceries!) where the terrorists went on … Continue reading

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Tu Bishvat Higia!

Today is Tu Bishvat (or Tu B’Shvat), the 15th of the Hebrew month of Shvat, known as “the birthday of the trees” in Jewish tradition. The tree most associated with Tu B’Shvat is the almond tree, in Hebrew the Shkedi’a … Continue reading

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Antisemitism makes you stupid

Perhaps I should have turned my headline round to read that antisemites are stupid in the first place, but I feel it works whichever way you look at it. Two prime examples occurred in England this past week. In the … Continue reading

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