Category Archives: Antisemitism

Israel unites in grief around the murder of a tiny baby

Following on from my previous post, we received the heart-breaking news this evening that Shira and Amichai’s baby has died.The baby was born 10 weeks early by emergency Caesarean after his mother Shira was shot in the stomach and seriously … Continue reading

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Delegitimizing Israel is antisemitic

Airbnb’s announced boycott of Jewish-owned homes in Judea and Samaria is by no means the only boycott of Israel or even the worst. The attempts by BDS to boycott Israel are never-ending, and even if they don’t succeed, they are … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

After an anniversary like today’s we need a Good News Friday post to put us into the mood for Shabbat. On the subject of Kristallnacht, it is good news indeed that a rare 150-year old Torah scroll was discovered inside … Continue reading

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80 years since Kristallnacht and antisemitism is still on the rise

The 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht falls tomorrow – the brutal pogrom, which came to be known as Kristallnacht – the Night of Broken Glass – in which hundreds of synagogues were burnt down, thousands of Jewish shops and business were … Continue reading

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Remembering the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre amid calls for unity

The final dreadful toll from the Tree of Life synagogue massacre is 11 holy souls. Here are their names and stories: David Rosenthal, 54, and Cecil Rosenthal, 59 The two brothers were very involved in the local Jewish community. “Neither … Continue reading

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Horrific attack on Pittsburgh synagogue – at least 10 dead

Devastating news greeted us after the end of Shabbat. This morning, a murderous antisemite entered the Etz Chayim (Tree of Life) synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and opened fire on the congregants during a baby-naming ceremony, killing at least 10 (the … Continue reading

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