Tag Archives: anti-semitism

Academic boycotts and anti-Jewish racism

This is a joint post written by myself together with frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb. Brian writes: I borrowed the phrase “rancid left” from the US blogger Noga (of the website “the contentious centrist”), to distinguish it from my own stance as part … Continue reading

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Is this the theory that explains Obama’s Mideast strategy?

As we have all read in the daily headlines (and in my multiple blog posts) international events are picking up pace faster than ever, the Middle East is burning, alliances are being shed and re-formed in new constellations that would … Continue reading

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Telling it like it is

It is so refreshing to come across commentators and journalists who don’t mince their words on politically-incorrect subjects and tell it like it is. One of them is the wonderfully outspoken Pat Condell who has produced another hard-hitting video, (via … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

The world cries “Never Again” every year on the annual International Holocaust Memorial Day. And yet, seventy years after the liberation of Auschwitz and the defeat of the Nazis by the allies, it is becoming sickeningly evident that the lessons … Continue reading

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Europe tries to protect its Jews as it confronts Jihadism and antisemitism

After the Paris terror attacks the subject of antisemitism in Europe has come to the fore once again (if it ever went to the back burner in the first place). After a widely publicised poll showing an alarming rate of … Continue reading

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After the Paris murders, ambivalence about Aliya

The funerals of the four Jewish victims of the terrorist attack on the Paris kosher supermarket took place in Jerusalem on Tuesday. Family and friends and Israeli political leaders delivered eulogies in a very moving ceremony which was impressively well-attended … Continue reading

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