Tag Archives: Jews

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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Tisha B’Av 2017- 5777

The fast of Tisha Be’Av, the 9th day of the month of Av, began tonight and will end tomorrow night at sundown. It is the saddest day in the Jewish calendar. As I wrote in a previous Tisha Be’Av post: … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This time last week I was writing about the devastating fires in Haifa and many other places around the country, and I had no time to write a Good News Friday post. This week I am writing in the midst … Continue reading

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News catch-up: Palestinian claims; the US vote

In case you were wondering why I’ve gone quiet during a rather noisy news cycle, it’s because I’m on a much-needed mini-break in Eilat. But holiday or not, it’s hard to avoid the news entirely, so here is a very … Continue reading

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Arab leaders begin to realise that antisemitism holds back their societies

The Olympic Games that are still going on in Rio have been notable (or maybe pretty normal for all we know) for the several instances of overt antisemitism displayed towards the Israeli athletes by Arab or Muslim participants. It started … Continue reading

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Muslims riot, attack Jews on Temple Mount; police throw out the Jews

The above events described in my headline did not occur in some benighted antisemitic country, and the police in question do not act under the command of a tyrannical dictatorship. This occurred in the Jewish sovereign State of Israel and … Continue reading

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