Category Archives: History

The perversity and malice of Temple Denial

Even with the evidence in front of their eyes, there are too many ignoramuses, conspiracy theorists, religious supersessionists as well as plain old antisemites, who either deny the very existence of the two Jewish Temples or deny the Jewish connection … Continue reading

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Tisha B’Av: the centrality of the Temple Mount

The fast of Tisha B’Av is over halfway gone now (Israel time) and we start to emerge from our deep mourning into a more reflective stance. Here are some interesting articles, pictures and videos in the spirit of the day … Continue reading

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UNESCO’s Jihad against Israel and its Jewish history

Readers of this blog, in fact anyone who has been paying the slightest attention, cannot have failed to notice the UN’s antipathy towards Israel. But probably the worst institution in this regard is UNESCO, which has steadily, and not so … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

As always, despite the bad or indifferent news of the past week, Friday ushers in Shabbat, and to accompany it, here is my latest Good News Friday post. London has been engulfed by fire in recent days: two kosher shops … Continue reading

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#Jerusalem50: Who’s afraid of celebrating Israel’s 1967 victory?

With all the amazing celebrations, moving ceremonies and glorious jubilations at the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem’s reunification and the liberation of Judea and Samaria from the hands of the Jordanian occupier, it has been easy to overlook the fact that … Continue reading

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#Jerusalem50: Chag Same’ach! Yom Yerushalayim 5777 – 2017

The 50th anniversary of the recapture and reunification of Jerusalem, as well as the liberation of Judea and Samaria (and Gaza, which was then unwisely given over to Hamas in 2005) has finally arrived. The city of Jerusalem has been … Continue reading

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