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November 28th, 2017 - 11:25 am § in Misc.

Hannukah, the history

Americans who know anything about the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah may have heard that it celebrates the victory of good over evil — the triumph of light over darkness. But 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 s[...]

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[...]

November 1st, 2017 - 12:08 am § in Donald Trump

Is Trump, The Man With Jewish Lawyers, Diss The Jews?

Opinion | Why Does Donald Trump Keep Dissing Jews? The answer is a verdict on his unconventional, ungenerous presidency. NYTIMES.COM|BY FRANK BRUNI[...]

September 10th, 2017 - 9:20 am § in Donald Trump

“Polish Jews fight politically-motivated denial of Jewish suffering, and stigma of Jewish roots. Trump failed them,”

Trump just made it harder to ‘come out’ as Jewish in Poland HAARETZ.COM[...]

August 12th, 2017 - 1:15 am § in Misc.

When Does a Jew Lose His or Her Identity as a Jew?

“On August 12, 1952, Bergelson’s sixty-eighth birthday, he was executed.2 For decades, before the transcripts of the trial became accessible to the public following the collapse of the Soviet Union, the date was known, and observed in many Jewish communities the world over, as the Night of t[...]

August 3rd, 2017 - 9:25 am § in Misc.

Origins of racism: Columbus sets sail – Aug 03, 1492

So, we know from modern genetics that people from the Caucuses invaded Europe about 9000 years ago. Those Caucasians are the ancestors of most Europeans … aka “white” folks. However, that migration does not do much to explain skin color. White folks also include Jews, Arabs, Iran[...]

July 15th, 2017 - 12:43 am § in Jews, Religion

JEWS: How to buy sneakers

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June 18th, 2017 - 8:15 am § in Misc.

Antisemitic Antizionism in the Soviet Bloc

Ken Waltzer FACEBOOK  · Jeffrey Herf on the roots of contemporary antisemitic antizionism in the Soviet bloc machinations of the period 1967 to 1975. Great interview by Alan Johnson. Herf’s book is on East Germany but the broader history remains to be written. Everything or nearly everything[...]

May 7th, 2017 - 7:23 am § in Jews, Schools & Colleges

DARTMOUTH APPOINTS DEAN ASSOCIATED WITH ANTISEMITIC BDS

Dartmouth dean’s academic boycott hasn’t been forgotten—and shouldn’t be taken lightly — Jewish Journal JEWISHJOURNAL.COM[...]