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Why Daniel Gordis Is Dead Wrong on Donald Trump and the Jews, by Abraham H. Miller (JNS via Algemeiner)

By   /  November 24, 2016  /  anti-Semitism, BDS, International, Jewish Community, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Nov. 23, 2016 (I am generally a fan of Daniel Gordis’ writing, but, like anyone else that I read, I don’t agree with him about everything. I think that this article goes over the top in criticizing him – he is a staunch supporter of Israel, and often argues for unity among the Jewish people […]

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Jewish liberals, when will they ever learn? by Prof. Phyllis Chesler (INN via EoZ)

By   /  November 18, 2016  /  International, Islamic fundamentalism, Jewish Community  /  No Comments

Nov. 15, 2016 There they go, reaching out again to those who would gladly see them disappear. And so, the American Jewish Committee has chosen the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) to launch a “Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council.” Many distinguished (liberal) Jewish names have signed on but the Muslim signatories are not  exactly their counterparts. […]

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Chaos in Caracas: Venezuelans opt for aliya as situation deteriorates, by Rachel Myerson (J. Post)

By   /  October 5, 2016  /  anti-Semitism, International, Jewish Community  /  No Comments

Oct. 4, 2016 Strikingly few Israelis question what is prompting hordes of Latinos to move from their homes. Click here for article & photos

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TORONTONIAN THROWS PARTY FOR GIRL AFFECTED BY TERRORISM, by Jodie Shupak (CJN)

By   /  September 1, 2016  /  Good works, Jewish Community, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Sept. 1, 2016 Click here for article

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Video: The Most Decorated Jewish Olympian Woman – Agnes Keleti (kvellercom via Daily Alert)

By   /  August 23, 2016  /  History, Holocaust, International, Jewish Community, Pop Culture  /  No Comments

Aug. 23, 2016 Video: The Most Decorated Jewish Olympian Woman – Agnes Keleti (kvellercom) After surviving the Holocaust, Agnes Keleti represented Hungary in the 1952 and 1956 Olympic Games where she won 10 medals, 5 of them gold. Her gymnastics training came to an abrupt halt once Germany invaded Hungary in 1944. She survived under a […]

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Jews, Muslims, the Far Right, and the Future of France, by Ben Judah (Standpoint-UK via Mosaic)

By   /  July 25, 2016  /  anti-Semitism, International, Jewish Community  /  No Comments

July/Aug, 2016 Contemplating the increased hostility directed by French Muslims toward their country, and the rise of France’s anti-Muslim National Front, Ben Judah examines the fate of the Jews in a fractured republic: Can a Jew still live safely in a banlieue [as the poor, immigrant suburbs of Paris are called]? Since 2000, when banlieue […]

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Who Speaks for America’s Jews?, by Caroline Glick (Truth Revolt)

By   /  July 20, 2016  /  friends/enemies, Jewish Community, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 19, 2016 The sight of Beinart and his comrades locking hands and singing Debbie Friedman songs in Hebron was so absurd it was funny. Click here for article

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This life-saving story of terror in Israel is a one-in-a-million story (Israel Video Network)

By   /  July 13, 2016  /  Good works, Jewish Community, Judaism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

July 11, 2016 This life-saving story of terror in Israel is a one-in-a-million story. But, the concepts that lay beneath this story are so common-place that they can be applied daily countless times. The existence of One Above that orchestrates life events is not something that can be easily seen. But, after hearing stories such […]

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Sherzad: The Kurdish Jew, by Ronda Robinson (AISH)

By   /  July 10, 2016  /  Jewish Community, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 2, 2016 Kurdistan’s director of Jewish affairs since 2015, Sherzad welcomes any Jews who might come to visit for business or tourism. “Jews would be surprised to find that they are freer and safer here than in certain European capitals,” he asserts. He would like to revive Jewish life and see a synagogue in […]

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A Jewish centrist manifesto, by Yossi Klein Halevi (TOI)

By   /  June 7, 2016  /  International, Israel, Jewish Community, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 6, 2016 The following is the keynote opening address delivered on June 5 at the AJC Global Forum, the American Jewish Committee’s annual conference in Washington. Click here to read the address

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