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We Need More Jewish Power, Not Less By Alan Dershowitz (Jewish Press via Breaking Israel News)

By   /  March 26, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, International, Jewish Community, Lies & Deceptions  /  No Comments

Mar. 26, 2019 When I hear that Jews are too powerful, my response is, we are not powerful enough. When I hear that AIPAC is too influential a lobby, I say it must become even more influential. When I hear that Jews contribute too much money to support pro-Israel causes, I say we must contribute […]

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The First Palestinian Member of Congress – Lenny Ben-David (Twitter via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  International, Israel, Jewish Community, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 11, 2019 The First Palestinian Member of Congress – Lenny Ben-David (Twitter) John H. Krebs was first Palestinian Member of Congress. Krebs, who was Jewish, was born in Berlin and moved to Palestine in 1933. He went to school there and joined the Haganah militia. He moved to the U.S. in 1946 on his Palestine passport […]

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STUDY ON NON-JEWS IN LATIN AMERICA FINDS A QUARTER WITH JEWISH ANCESTRY, by Canaan Liphshiz (JTA via J. Post)

By   /  January 1, 2019  /  History, International, Jewish Community  /  No Comments

Jan. 1, 2019 Some 23 percent of the 6,589 people sampled showed some genes — or more than 5 percent of their ancestry — associated with Sephardic, East Mediterranean or South Mediterranean ancestry, Click here for full article

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A Note to My Catholic Friends about Hanukkah, by David P. Goldman (PJM)

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  History, International, Israel, Jewish Community  /  No Comments

Dec. 3, 2018 Hanukkah greetings from the Catholic News Service provoked bittersweet amusement from Jews, who observe that it features the relief from the Arch of Titus celebrating the destruction of the Second Temple in Jerusalem in C.E. 70. The image shows… Click here for full article & photos

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Haredi enlistment at all-time high (World Israel News via VeryGoodNewsIsrael)

By   /  December 2, 2018  /  Israel, Jewish Community  /  No Comments

Dec. 1, 2018 Haredi enlistment at all-time high. Over 3,000 haredi, or ultra-Orthodox, Israelis enlisted in the IDF in 2017 – the highest ever in the history of the State. It represents roughly a third of 18-year-old haredi Israelis eligible for military service. https://worldisraelnews.com/ultra-orthodox-enlistment-in-idf-at-record-high/

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Hollywood dives deep into 1980s Israeli spy ‘resort’ in Sudan, by CLOTHILDE MRAFFKO (TOI)

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  International, Israel, Jewish Community, Mid. East news, Movies  /  No Comments

Sept. 25, 2018 Arous was billed as a divers’ paradise — but was actually cover for the Mossad’s Operation Brothers to bring 7,000 Ethiopian Jews to Israel Click here for article & photos

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Welcome To The Dysfunctional Relationship Between Israelis, American Jews, by Yossi Klein Halevi (Jewish Week, ?from TOI)

By   /  August 22, 2018  /  International, Israel, Jewish Community, Judaism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 30, 2018 Navigating contradictory geographies. American Jews live in the safest and most accepting diaspora Jews have known; Israelis live in the most dangerous region on the planet. Click here for full article

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It Is The Duty Of Every Jew To Help Another Jew (Australian Jewish News)

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  friends/enemies, History, International, Israel, Jewish Community, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

3/8/2018 One cannot help, but be inspired when listening to the words of Rami Sherman, as he spoke at the Moorabbin Hebrew Congregation in Melbourne, Australia. Rami was one of the elite commandos of the IDF who travelled over 5000 kilometres from Israel to Entebbe in one of the greatest military operations of all time, […]

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Soul-Searching After a Rabbi Was Detained in Israel, by Daniel Gordis (Bloomberg News)

By   /  July 23, 2018  /  Human Rights, Israel, Jewish Community, Judaism  /  No Comments

July 23, 2018 Is this the sort of nation Israelis want? Click here for article

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After ISIS, Secrets Of Jewish Mosul Emerge From The Rubble, by Seth J. Frantzman and Omar Mohammed (Forward via Mosaic)

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  History, Islamic fundamentalism, Jewish Community, Judaism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

July 9, 2018 Islamic State (IS), like the Taliban, systematically destroyed ancient religious sites in the places that came under its control—some because they were associated with non-Muslim religions, others because they were venerated by Muslims in a way that IS deemed idolatrous. Alongside the physical destruction resulting from the war itself, this policy has […]

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