Archive for the ‘Jews’ Category

February 1st, 2018 - 1:29 am § in Jews, Misc.

Anniversary of a book

16 years ago, on February 1st, journalist Daniel Pearl was murdered in Afghanistan. His wife gave birth to a son, Adam Daniel Pearl, 4 months after Daniel’s death. His father Judea Pearl, is a leader on the creation of artificial intelligence, a winner of the Turing Award.   Judeah has also c[...]

January 21st, 2018 - 1:36 am § in Jews, Religion

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Tikkun Olam, Fixing the world

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December 24th, 2017 - 11:31 am § in Jews, Misc.

Laws pertaining to what Jews must eat on Christmas

Avi Ibrahim Balser: According to the ORAL TRADITION, Jews eat Chinese food on Christmas, EXCEPT when Chanukah falls during Christmas, in which case, Jews must eat Potato Latkes, UNLESS they live in ERETZ YISRAEL, in which case they must eat SUFGANIYOT. By my esteemed friend Rebbetzin and Paskanit Ju[...]

December 17th, 2017 - 2:49 am § in Jews, Misc.

Sixth Night of Hannukah: Death of Joseph Ibn Naghrela

On December 30, 1066, the Jewish population of Granada, Spain, fell victim to a massacre by an angry Arab crowd — with an estimated 4,000 killed. The pogrom followed the murder of Joseph Ibn Naghrela, the Jewish vizier to the Berber king of Andalusia.  In Granada, the same morning, Joseph Ibn[...]

December 16th, 2017 - 1:50 am § in Jews, Misc.

Sixth Night of Hanukkah: PICASSO PIECES

From CNET:  Cards Against Humanity, a game company based out of Chicago, sent out a  mailing to its customer. The  “Jew Pack” of cards included this card bearing Picasso’s artwork. The back of the card says in bold letters, “Today, you are all going to be part of a soc[...]

December 15th, 2017 - 5:44 am § in Jews, Misc.

Fourth Night of Hanukkah: A call for a true telling of the stories of Israel and Palestine

Just as the history of Hanukkah itself is distorted to make it into something between the Fourth of July and Christmas, the histories  of modern Israel, Palestine and the Weimar Republic  need to be understood if there is to be peace. Eran Spiro FACEBOOK: Just because the British Mandate of Pales[...]

December 14th, 2017 - 2:43 am § in Jews, Misc.

Third Night of Hanukkah


December 13th, 2017 - 11:36 pm § in Donald Trump, Jews, Misc.

Second Night of Hanukkah: A Seattle Jew Remembers Germany

 Jerry Large / Columnist Seattle’s Franz Wassermann, 96, warns of chilling parallels with Nazi era Originally published December 26, 2016 at 6:00 am Updated December 26, 2016 at 12:07 pm Franz Wassermann, 96, wrote a letter to politicians that he shared with friends and family. (Jerry Large/The S[...]

December 12th, 2017 - 10:26 am § in Jews, Misc.

First Night of Hanukkah

  The real history of Hanukkah’s origins is more complicated. It is as much the tale of a Jewish civil war as it is about successful resistance against foreign interlopers. Daniel Marans, HUFFINGTON POST  What’s more, the miracle of oil ― the inspiration for most of the contemporary hol[...]

November 12th, 2017 - 10:06 am § in Hypocrisy, Jews, Religion

A Response to Jewish Bigotry Toward Fundamentalist Christians in the Era of Trump

BEN STEIN KVETCHES ABOUT BERNIE I am a Jew. All of my ancestors have been Jews since Judaism was founded almost 6,000 years ago on the belief of a monotheistic God. I pray in Hebrew every morning and every night. And I am deeply, cruelly, painfully embarrassed at my fellow Jew, Bernie Sanders, Senat[...]