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The 87th anniversary of the 1929 Hebron Massacre

On this day 87 years ago one of the worst Arab massacres of Jews occurred in the ancient Jewish city of Hebron. Prof. William Jacobson at Legal Insurrection has written an excellent recounting of the horrific events of the 1929 … Continue reading

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Lies of Olympic proportions and other Olympian crimes against Jews

The Olympic Games are under way in Rio and as usual, Israel and the Palestinians are in the news for all the wrong reasons. Let’s start with the standard “Israeli is oppressing us” libels.  A recent iteration on the medieval … Continue reading

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Shiva Asar B’Tammuz 5776 – time for an antisemitism update

Religious Jews the world over are marking the fast of 17th of Tammuz today (since the 17th fell on Shabbat, the fast has been deferred to today, the 18th). The fast day, from sunrise to sunset, marks the start of … 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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Some not-so-funny conspiracy theories

In contrast to my earlier post, where the speculation about Israel’s involvement is very possibly accurate, and if it was true would actually serve Israel’s purposes, there are other conspiracy theories that are both wrong and dangerous for Israel and … Continue reading

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