Author Archives: anneinpt

Antisemitism update: the good, the bad and the ugly

Antisemitism is the illness that never goes away and like a virus, it mutates and morphs with the times into whatever is the acceptable “hatred of the day”. Once upon a time it was purely religious, later it was “scientific” … Continue reading

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The Palestinians don’t want a state. They want to destroy ours

Originally posted on Anne's Opinions:
We were all highly amused last week when we heard that Palestinian President-for-life Mahmoud Abbas wants to sue Britain for the “crime” of the Balfour Declaration in 1917, which laid the basis for the…

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Simchat Torah 5777 – Chag Same’ach!

The last and most joyous festival of the Jewish holiday season is almost upon us – Sukkot finishes tonight and Simchat Torah begins. Today, the last day of Sukkot, known as Hoshana Raba, has a serious character despite the joy … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Shabbat chol hamo’ed edition

We’re still in the middle of Sukkot, although rapidly approaching the end, and despite the bad news from earlier in the week, when UNESCO did its best to deny the Jews’ connection to Jerusalem, or rather because of it, I’m … Continue reading

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It was too good to be true

I celebrated too early in respect of the (now not) cancelled vote in UNESCO about the denial of any Jewish connection to Jerusalem and the Temple Mount. As of today, UNESCO has pretty much fulfilled Israeli Ambassador to the UN … Continue reading

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Venahafoch Hu – UNESCO’s biased vote on Jerusalem cancelled

In a strange twist of diplomatic politics, the disgusting UNESCO vote, in which all Jewish connection to the Temple Mount, Hebron, Jerusalem and other holy places was denied or erased, has been cancelled – by Mexico! – and is being … Continue reading

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