Category Archives: Antisemitism

Good News Friday

After the sadness and hatred of the last week we need something sweet to take us into Shabbat, so here is my latest Good News Friday installment. My first item is so perfectly timed for the week of Yom Hashoah, … Continue reading

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Yom Hashoah 5779 – 2019

Yom Hashoah began at sundown this evening with the annual ceremony at Yad Vashem with torches lit in memory of the 6 million Jewish victims of the Shoah. The ceremony began with the lowering of the national flag to half-mast. … Continue reading

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A Passover synagogue shooting and a despicable NYT cartoon: the face of American antisemitism today

We emerged from Pesach only to hear the most dreadful news from Poway, near San Diego in California. A hate-filled antisemite, all of 19 years old, burst into the Chabad synagogue and opened fire, killing Lori Gilbert-Kaye and injuring Rabbi … Continue reading

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The Legality of the existence of the State of Israel -then, as now

Originally posted on C.R.A.P – Countering Racist Anti-Israel Propaganda:
Ninety nine years ago this April, on April 24 1920, at San Remo, the Supreme Council of the Principal Allied Powers, consisting of Great Britain, France, Italy and…

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Ilhan Omar and the Corbynisation of the Democratic Party

The airwaves and media have been filled with reports and quotes by the Somali-born US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar. The following Algemeiner article by Thane Rosenbaum summarizes the main points of the antisemitism scandal now engulfing the Democratic Party, much like … Continue reading

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The “Magnificent Seven” split from the British Labour Party

After months, years even, of antisemitism and Jew-baiting in the Labour Party, and the lack of response by Jeremy Corbyn, 7 brave MPs announced their departure from the Labour Party on Monday, forming an informal political group (as opposed to … Continue reading

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