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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[...]

April 17th, 2017 - 1:13 am § in Buchenwald, Hypocrisy, Jews, Religion

Papal Antisemitism

Pope Francis has been offering increasingly frequent and bitter denunciations of Catholics who oppose his push to give communion to the divorced and remarried. Sadly, the Pope has portrayed the rigid clergy—as Pharisees who “sit in the chair of Moses and judge.” This is a horror rooted in th[...]

April 3rd, 2017 - 1:05 am § in Misc.

When Arabia was Jewish

The Ancient Jews of Arabia .. before Mohamed.  In 2014, researchers from a French-Saudi expedition studying rock inscriptions in southern Saudi Arabia announced they had discovered what could be the oldest texts written in the Arabic alphabet. But they did so very quietly, perhaps because the conte[...]

March 11th, 2017 - 9:16 am § in Bill of Rights, Buchenwald, The Ave Scene

Seattle Antisemitism

Tracy Rector  FACEBOOK This was left on my son’s school today which is part of Temple De Hirsch Sinai. It breaks my heart that the students, especially the middle schoolers, had to face this hatred in what’s supposed to be a safe space. FYI, in the last 50 days since the Dictator and hi[...]