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Yom Hashoah 5776 – 2016: the resurgence of antisemitism

Yom Hashoah began at sundown this evening with the annual ceremony at Yad Vashem. This year’s torch-lighters were all survivors who reflected “the struggle to retain the human spirit” under terrible torture and deprivation. You can read the life-story of … Continue reading

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Britain’s Labour Party melts down over its antisemitism problem

For anyone who has not been overcome with matzos in the last few days, it has been almost impossible to avoid the nearly 24/7 news coverage by the British press of further expressions of antisemitism in the Labour Party. Each … Continue reading

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Why the Jews are indigenous to Israel

It takes an indigenous rights activist – even though he is not Jewish – to remind us of our own indigenous rights to Israel. I’m speaking of Ryan Bellerose, about whom I have written before, whose own fight for the … Continue reading

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It’s time to reclaim Zionism and the Jewish narrative

It’s still Israel Apartheid Week Month Year Always and the worst word one can throw at someone at these events and in those circles is the epithet “Zionist”. It’s the modern equivalent of “fascist”, “racist”, “imperialist”, “colonialist”, and even “Nazi”. … Continue reading

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Antisemitism at Oxford University leads to resignation of student leader

Barely a month ago I reported on the anti-Israel riot that took place at Kings College in London when Israeli peace activist Ami Ayalon came to deliver a talk . Sadly, despite the good news in my previous post about … Continue reading

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The Valentine’s Day massacre of 1349 and the 120th anniversary of Herzl’s opus

For those of you celebrating Valentine’s day I apologize for ruining the mood of the day. But I came across a Facebook post (via Hadassah) which told the story of a massacre which I had never heard of until today. … Continue reading

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