Tag Archives: antisemitism

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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Good News Friday

It has not been an easy week, to say the least, with the despicable terrorist murder of Kim Levengrond-Yehezkel and Ziv Hajbi in Barkan, and another stabbing in the Shomron Regional Brigade (bet you didn’t hear about that one!), not … Continue reading

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What is Corbyn’s problem with antisemitism?

By now no one can doubt that the Labour Party has become institutionally antisemitic, even if many individual members are not, and are in fact supportive of the Jews and even Israel. But the stink comes from the head as … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The trouble with Labour under Corbyn – an open letter to sympathetic non-Jewish friends

Since I wrote my post a couple of weeks ago about the anger aroused by Jeremy Corbyn’s refusal to adopt the full version of the IHRA definition of antisemitism, matters have become even more heated. The level of anger, not … Continue reading

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