Author Archives: anneinpt

Desmond Tutu: How his “halo effect” legitimized his anti-Jewish and anti-Israel attitude

The Nobel Peace Prize winner of 1984, South African Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu passed away last week, with great mourning and emotional eulogies uttered in his memory. He was renowned for his principled and courageous stance against apartheid in his … Continue reading

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Wishing Merry Christmas to my Christian friends

I would like to wish all my Christian readers and friends a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. May 2022 be a year of good health, peace, happiness and prosperity for all of us. May this cursed plague be gone … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The Miller’s Tale – an update on Prof. David Miller

This is another guest post by frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb, who has written before about Prof. David Miller. I would recommend reading not only Brian’s previous article (linked below) but also his comments to that post which include several important … Continue reading

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Happy Chanukah – 2nd night. Kaf Tet beNovember

(This post is published a day late. In my defense m’lud, I was babysitting and only got around to publishing after midnight…) In a fortuitous turn of the calendar this year, the 29th November fell on the second day of … Continue reading

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Chanukah Same’ach! 1st Night

Chanukah has begun here in Israel, and windows are lighting up all over the country with candles and oil lamps twinkling in the dark. Chanukah is one of my favourite chagim, since it requires very little preparation but lots of … Continue reading

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Kristallnacht – 83 years

It is the 83rd anniversary of Kristallnacht tonight, the massive pogrom against the Jews organized by the Nazi regime in Germany in 1938, signalling the beginning of the Shoah, the planned genocide of the Jews. There had in fact been … Continue reading

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