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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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How antisemitic propaganda seeps into the cultural mindset

The Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet published a cartoon this week which would have made the editor of Der Stuermer proud. The Anti-Defamation League issued a statement on Wednesday condemning a cartoon appearing in the Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet, which grossly demonized Jewish … Continue reading

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Talks about talks with Iran and the Palestinians

Several important foreign visitors have been in Israel for talks this week. US Secretary of State John Kerry has been visiting the region and various positive statements have been issued although no substantive decisions or solutions have been proposed. John … Continue reading

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Holocaust memory abuse – it goes from bad to worse

As commenter cba pointed out in my previous post on abuse of the memory of the Holocaust, the maligning of the Jews, at least in the UK, goes from bad to worse. The once-respectable Sunday Times published today (Sunday) a … Continue reading

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Bibi’s UN speech and cartoon, plus other Mideast related speeches

The last couple of days have been filled with drama at the UN, and yet there was nothing really surprising in any of the speeches that were made. We’ll start with the other speeches first (not necessarily in chronological order) … Continue reading

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