Tag Archives: Germany

Poland rewrites its history of the Shoah

The new Polish legislation to criminalize anyone who claims that Poland played a part in the Shoah has outraged all Jews from across the world, as well as angering genuine historians.  The fear is that Poland is attempting to whitewash … Continue reading

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International Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

Yesterday the world marked International Holocaust Memorial Day, amid rising hatred once again. In Warsaw, Poland, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson paid his respects in a solemn ceremony at a memorial to the Jews who died revolting against German … Continue reading

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The never-ending fight against delegitimization

Even before Donald Trump’s Jerusalem declaration there was no shortage of anti-Israel agitation going on, as readers of this blog know well. But times are changing, and so are the attitudes of those confronting this bigotry, in particular the Israeli … Continue reading

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Germany inaugurates Munich Olympics massacre memorial, Frankfurt bans BDS

Several items of surprisingly good news regarding antisemitism and the delegitimization of Israel have emerged from Germany, of all places, in recent days. The most important news happened this week, when a memorial center to the victims of the Munich … Continue reading

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Is Erdogan going to help Geert Wilders get elected in Holland?

While we were out celebrating Purim, a different kind of “nahafoch hu” – a topsy turvy event – was occurring in Holland. It all started when Turkish President, in his bid to turn himself into a modern-day Sultan, has been … Continue reading

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Gestures of support for Israel after the terror attack, but no change in EU policy

After this week’s terror attack Israelis were pleasantly surprised (if that’s the right term) and even gratified to see symbolic expressions of support extended to us from around the world. This is in stark contrast to previous attacks where, besides … Continue reading

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