Carr’s comments ‘empower’ antisemites.

April 17, 2014
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Antisemitism

  Yesterday I was sent a link to an article at ‘The Conversation’ enlarging on Bob Carr’s ‘take’ on the Jewish lobby in his memoirs entitled Broadening the context of Australia’s ‘Zionist lobby’  written by Jordy Silverstein, an outspoken member of the AJDS – Australian Jewish Democratic Society. I have  written about the AJDS on […]

The Return of Old-Timey Jew Hatred

April 16, 2014
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The news, on this first day of Passover within the American Jewish community, is of the shooting-up of a number of Jewish facilities near Kansas City, Kansas. CBS News reports: OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — An elderly man opened fire Sunday at two Jewish facilities in suburban Kansas City, killing a doctor and his teenage grandson […]

BADIL – an Israeli NGO working against the good of Israel.

April 16, 2014
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Badil

I  made a mistake by mis-reading the NGO Monitor and claimed Badil as a grantee of the NIF. I apologise to readers and I have apologised to NGO Monitor. It was a mistake which I think was easily  made. This item has been adjusted accordingly. BADIL -   translating from  Arabic as “alternative”. It was established in […]

What Jerusalem Means To The Jew

April 15, 2014
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Jerusalem

(I posted this on my own blog on Erev Pesach, under a different title, and thought readers here may be interested in it; some, who can remember the sixties, may even have heard the address in question): In view of the time-honoured Seder wish “Next Year in Jerusalem!” and to give non-Jewish readers a glimpse […]

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Into the fray: The magnate and the mullah, A Friedman fantasy

April 15, 2014
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Israel/Palestine

Written and submitted by Martin Sherman Tom Friedman’s anti-Adelson diatribe shows how intellectually corrupted the discourse on the Israel-Palestinian issue has become. Truth be told, Tom Friedman can be a pretty astute and articulate journalist – except when he writes about Israel. Then his work degenerates from the astute to the inane and from the […]

Mike Lumish – Announcing My Sunday Column for the Elder of Ziyon

April 15, 2014
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The Elder and I, happily enough, have agreed to an arrangement wherein I will write a regular and exclusive Sunday column for the popular and influential Elder of Ziyon blog and he certainly has my thanks.   I will also, you can be sure, promote JDU.  Shirlee has created something pretty great and she did it […]

Chag Pesach Kasher v’Sameach : חַג כָשֵׁר וְשָׂמֵחַ

April 14, 2014
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Pesuch plate

What is Pesach and When Do We Celebrate It? Passover or Pesach, as the festival is called in Hebrew, historically commemorates the deliverance of the children of Israel from Egyptian bondage, and recalls our mass Exodus from Egypt about 3,500 years ago. The Pesach story is recounted within Exodus, Chapters 1-15 and is a focal […]

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