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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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Good News Friday

Another week has rolled round, the days are getting shorter (though no cooler unfortunately!) and Shabbat is coming in early every week. So here is this week’s Good News Friday installment before I miss the deadline! My first item is … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Fridays always seem to run away with me, and I’ve just about got time for a Good News Friday post. Let’s start this week’s post with some light: Israel’s iAID international aid organization is providing solar panels to a Yazidi … 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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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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Remembering the Farhud pogrom in Baghdad in 1941

The Shoah, or the Holocaust, was such a huge crime with such incomprehensible numbers of victims, that it is impossible to ignore or forget. Indeed it has become almost fashionable for it to be commemorated all over the world, not … Continue reading

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