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Good News Friday

It’s been a while since I posted a regular Good News Friday post, what with Pesach falling on Shabbat, so here we are, back to regular programming. My first item is about our wonderful Israeli youth, who are not only … Continue reading

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Yom Hashoah 5776 – 2016: the resurgence of antisemitism

Yom Hashoah began at sundown this evening with the annual ceremony at Yad Vashem. This year’s torch-lighters were all survivors who reflected “the struggle to retain the human spirit” under terrible torture and deprivation. You can read the life-story of … Continue reading

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The Left and its “anti-Zionism-not-antisemitism problem”

Before I start I want to make clear, in case the sarcasm in my headline doesn’t come through clearly, that I consider anti-Zionism to be indeed antisemitism. Following yesterday’s post on Labour’s woes with its anti-Zionist-not-antisemitic members, today too, two … Continue reading

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Britain’s Labour Party melts down over its antisemitism problem

For anyone who has not been overcome with matzos in the last few days, it has been almost impossible to avoid the nearly 24/7 news coverage by the British press of further expressions of antisemitism in the Labour Party. Each … Continue reading

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Chag Same’ach – Shvi’i shel Pesach, the 7th day of Passover

The seventh day of Pesach, “Shvi’i shel Pesach”, begins tonight, running straight on into Shabbat tomorrow night, giving us an “8-day Pesach” along with our fellow Jews in the Diaspora (who celebrate an extra day of the festival). Shvi’i shel … Continue reading

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Guest Post: If It’s darkest just before the dawn, why is it so light out there?

This is another guest post by Brian Goldfarb, who casts his characteristically optimistic  worldview on recent events and shows us that things are really not as bad as we are being led to believe by the media. This is certainly … Continue reading

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