Archive for the ‘Jews’ Category

February 5th, 2021 - 2:32 pm § in Jews

Germans try 2 ex-Nazis in juvenile courts

At least two people charged with Nazi-era crimes against Holocaust victims are being tried as juveniles in German courts, despite their advanced age, because they were minors when the crimes were committed, CNN reported on Friday, February 5, 2021. Both worked at the Stutthof concentration camp (pho[...]

February 4th, 2021 - 4:47 pm § in America, Jews, Politics, Racism

Greene: What’s at stake

Vox explains: “Democrats have pushed for consequences for the first-term representative, who has supported or suggested, in no particular order: the QAnon conspiracy theory; Parkland and 9/11 denial; the killing of Democratic leaders; and the idea that 2018 forest fires were started by a Jew[...]

February 4th, 2021 - 12:00 pm § in America, Biden, Business, China, Christianity, Donald Trump, Economics, Environment, Foreign Affairs, Health, Humor, Hypocrisy, Israel/Palestine, Jews, Law and Courts, Misc., News Media, Politics, Racism, Religion, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Schools & Colleges, Science, The Ave Scene, UW

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January 19th, 2021 - 8:17 pm § in America, Biden, Donald Trump, Israel/Palestine, Jews, Politics

Tradeoff: U.S. Embassy will stay in Jerusalem, but Biden will pursue Palestinian statehood

“President-elect Joe Biden will not reverse Donald Trump’s landmark recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital but will seek a state for the Palestinians, Antony Blinken, his nominee for secretary of state” told a Senate panel on Tuesday, January 29, 2021 “The only wa[...]

December 29th, 2020 - 11:46 pm § in Israel/Palestine, Jews

Jonathan Pollard arrives in Israel

Jonathan Pollard (photo, right), 66, spied for Israel while a Naval Intelligence analyst. He served 30 years in prison, was paroled in November 2015, and released from parole in November 2020. After lingering in the U.S. for several weeks due to his wife’s health, he flew with her to Israel on[...]

December 25th, 2020 - 11:40 am § in Israel/Palestine, Jews

A Hannukiah Menorah That Celebrates an Event on Christmas Day 165 years Before the Birth of Jesus.

A HANUKKIAH IN HOLLAND Last week, a 266-year-old menorah valued at over a half-million dollars, was put back on display at Amsterdam’s Jewish Historical Museum . The Rintel Hanukkah Menorah is more than a meter and a half meters wide, made of silver. It is said to be the most valuable hannukiah in[...]

December 11th, 2020 - 9:01 am § in Jews

A Hannukah Kvetch

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December 10th, 2020 - 11:31 am § in Christianity, Jews, Religion

A Hannukah Surprise

Of Hannuka and the Ojibwe It was a treat to open Al Jazeerah this morning and read about Anton Treuer and his fight , very much in the spirit of the Maccabees, to restore his people’s heritage.  I was so excited, I called Anton.  How fine it is on the day of memory of our […][...]

December 10th, 2020 - 7:56 am § in Jews, Misc.

Where did Zionism begin?????

Bat Zion Susskind-Sacks    Well, maybe.  Evidence that the dig is actually at the site of the early Davidic dynasty is argued by many.  There is even a question of whether David existed, though there is good evidence that there were Davidic kings as described in the Tanach. As for Zionism begin[...]

November 1st, 2020 - 2:34 am § in Jews, Misc.


JUBU: A Jewish Buddhist Some Jews and non Jews are surprised that so many Jews are Buddhists or atheists.  This makes sense as long as it is Understood that  Judaism has NEVER been a “religion.” There is a Jewish people and we, the Jews, have a religion just as many other peoples have[...]