The Jews of France are reeling. It’s been a month that they would rather forget. Although all European Jewish communities have been affected, the French community has seen a larger spike in violence than most since the Gaza war began. Earlier this month, eight synagogues were attacked in a week. Read More: France No Longer […]
Antisemitism is a menace. Hatred of the Jewish people has persisted in European societies for two millennia, manifesting itself in blood libel, persecution, expulsions, pogroms and massacres. At various points in history it has been vigorously promoted by elites and absorbed by large swaths of the population. Read More: Anti-Jewish hatred is rising – we […]
Guy and Cortney have both written about and appraised the disturbing reports from across the globe that anti-Semitism has once again reared its ugly head. Read More: Report: French Jews Mass Immigrate to Israel to Escape Persecution – Daniel Doherty.
The English surgeons who fought to save the life of a badly mangled motorcyclist on the morning of July 20 might have guessed he was someone unusual, since the hospital was receiving calls from Rome, from the pope himself, asking for updates. Read More: Pope’s Protestant friend dies, but push for unity lives – World […]
Crowdfunding on Kickstarter, Indiegogo or the Israeli equivalent, Headstart, has become a common method for raising money for making indie albums, or movies with all kinds of bold plots. The Temple Institute, however, has turned to crowdfunding on Indiegogo for something a bit bigger: building the Third Temple in Jerusalem. Read More: Need cash for […]
If we are to achieve a fundamental shift away from the exploitation of people and planet – and deliver climate justice, global governance will need to change fundamentally. And if that is to happen, civil society needs to focus more on shifting power than on attending consultations – which are often little more than ‘insultations’, […]
Glenn Beck on Monday warned that “we have missed all the exits,” and World War III is at the end of the highway. Beck took his audience back 15 years to all of the predictions he has made, starting with his warning in 1999 that Osama bin Laden posed an enormous threat to the […]
Getting rid of Hamas is a necessary condition for any wider diplomatic breakthrough, Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman told The Jerusalem Post in an interview on Tuesday. Read More: Liberman to ‘Post’: First get rid of Hamas, then hold PA elections, then pursue regional accord | JPost | Israel News.