Archive for the ‘Jews’ Category

January 28th, 2023 - 12:18 am § in Jews

Broadway play puts faces on Holocaust victims

To many people, the Holocaust is a phrase: Six million Jews. Some people, perhaps, look at the anonymous faces in concentration camp photos. The play “Leopoldstadt” (details here) tries to turn the history of the murdered Jews into a memory of real human beings that audiences can take ho[...]

November 25th, 2022 - 1:03 am § in Jews

Steven Spielberg wants to say something (video)

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July 27th, 2022 - 1:23 pm § in Jews, Politics, Religion

Prominent Christian nationalist says Jews aren’t welcome in GOP

Andrew Torba (photo, left), an alt-right social media figure, argues Jews must be excluded from the conservative movement. “We don’t want people who are Jewish,” he said. “This is an explicitly Christian movement because this is an explicitly Christian country.” Actuall[...]

June 26th, 2022 - 11:56 am § in Jews, Law and Courts, Religion

How abortion mixes church and state

Catholic doctrine insists if an abnormal fetus will kill its mother, and it’s “it or her,” both must die. That’s because, in the Pope’s thinking (and in the Church, nobody else’s thinking counts), the fetus is “absolutely innocent” whereas the mother i[...]

May 5th, 2022 - 12:51 am § in Democrats, Israel/Palestine, Jews, Politics

A rabbi explains why Orthodox Jews are rightwingers

In an article here, Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer (profile here), writing in the Times of Israel (profile here), explains “the connection between Orthodox Jews and right-wing politics in America.” I’ll let him speak (“fair use” and brevity requires some editing): “Why ar[...]

April 9th, 2022 - 9:42 pm § in Health, Jews, News Media, Politics

Fox personality quietly sacked for “Dr. Mengele” remark

Rightwing firebrand Lara Logan (profile here, photo below) apparently has been pushed off Fox News after her infamous November 2021 remark comparing Dr. Fauci to Nazi doctor Joseph Mengele, who (among his other crimes) conducted cruel medical experiments on Jewish children (photo, right). This week,[...]

April 5th, 2022 - 5:55 pm § in Jews, Racism

Outed hate-spewing cop resigns

“When I seize power, ‘hate crimes’ will be encouraged.” “If I found a genie and I had one wish? The Jews would be a distant memory in 72 hours. I am a supporter of as many holocausts as it takes to cleanse this world of talmudic influence.” “Niggers ruin everything. I have metal st[...]

March 23rd, 2022 - 4:06 pm § in Jews, Politics, Racism, Schools & Colleges

Too stupid to legislate

GOP state legislator Sarah Fowler Arthur (photo, left), who sponsored a bill to ban teaching “divisive concepts” (read: critical race theory) in Ohio schools, explains her tilting at windmills as follows: “What we do not want is for someone to come in and say, ‘Well, obviously the Ge[...]

March 5th, 2022 - 3:20 pm § in Jews, Russia

Germany explains Nazis to Putin

Putin claims he invaded Ukraine to “denazify” the country. That drew hoots from the rest of the world, none more so than the Germans (read story here). When Russia’s embassy in South Africa tweeted that “Russia is fighting Nazism in Ukraine,” the Germans posted the repl[...]

March 2nd, 2022 - 2:23 am § in Jews, Russia

What is Babi Yar?

Babi Yar is a ravine in Kyiv, the Ukrainian city now under Russian fire. During World War 2, a major battle was fought around Kyiv (then Kiev) in August and September 1941 (details here), in which a Soviet army of about 150,000 was encircled and destroyed. By September 22 the city had fallen to the [...]