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Kevin Myers and the definition of antisemitism.

Does the punishment fit the crime? The Internet is humming over the story of Kevin Myers, veteran Irish columnist who received his marching orders for an off-the-cuff antisemitic reference in an article that he penned. Speaking as someone both Jewish, Zionist (chose to move to Israel as an adult) and …

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Totalities.

The United States got a chance to view a solar eclipse on August 21, 2017.  Most of the country only saw a partial eclipse, with a narrow band of the country from South Carolina to Oregon witnessed the solar eclipse in its totality. The Solar Eclipse  The “totality” was a …

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What do antisemites and Jewish Progressives have in common?

What do antisemites and Jewish Progressives have in common? The internalization of a negative cultural meme.  Cultural memes are units of information; cultural units of DNA, which give us an understanding of being human.  Oxford University biologist Richard Dawkins describes two types of information that are intertwined and passed through the …

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Worldwide antisemitism rivals pre-WWII.

Many of us in the Jewish diaspora have been watching as antisemitism rises to new levels of vitriol. This isn’t quiet antisemitism. This is loud and proud ”Kill the Jews, eliminate Israel.” And now from a respected American as reported in Truth Revolt “Retired United States Army Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson and …

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Reemed in Oakland, California.

“You’re lucky that you are in that wheelchair, motherfucker!” That is what a young, six-foot-plus, twenty-something supporter of Rasmea Odeh and Reem Assil of Reem’s antisemitic restaurant in Oakland shouted at Robin Durbin at the recent pro-Israel / pro-Jewish rally put together by Faith Meltzer, Matthew Finkelstein, and Uncle Bernie supporter, Susan …

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British Museum Promotes Antisemitism.

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“Hey Average Joe, did you see this map? “Look where Israel ought to be it says Palestine. And it says it was called Palestine 4000 years ago! It’s as if the Jews never lived there.  Can that be right?” “Well gee,” replied Average Joe, “It must be right.  After all …

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Church of England promotes Jew Hatred.

I had the opportunity to visit the Bath Abbey while on my recent trip to Britain. It is an outstanding place of worship. It has a very long and glorious history beginning in the 7th century. And it is very beautiful. I was taken aback though, when I came across …

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Why do companies like Amazon and Sears think it’s ok to profit from Jew hate?

Why do companies like Amazon and Sears think it’s OK to profit from Jew hate? Why do companies like Amazon and Sears think it’s OK to profit from Jew hate? The answer is simple – because we let them. Jews and non-Jews, from fear or from apathy are allowing hate …

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Corbyn-another link in the 1000 year history of Jew hatred in Britain.

It hurts me to say this but Britain is still mired in antisemitism.  The enthusiasm for Jeremy Corbyn is another link  in the 1000 year British history of Jew-hatred.  Here is a man with ties to Hamas who has laid a wreath at the grave of a Palestinian terrorist involved …

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Civilisation, Shavuot and antisemitism.

When people think of great ancient civilisations, they often think of Egypt, Assyria, Babylon, Persia, India, China, Greece and Rome.  Many of these civilisations developed along a great river – the Nile, Tigris/Euphrates, Yangtze, and Indus – or in lush mountains.  Great monuments were built and left behind – the …

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Yom HaShoah: What does antisemitism feel like?

April 24 is Holocaust Memorial Day. Yom HaShoah.   What better time than now to expose the face of antisemitism.  It hasn’t changed much over the millennia. And today we add Muslim Jew-hatred to the mix.   It is my hope that when you finish reading the piece you will …

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PM Trudeau I am a #JEWISHISLAMOPHOBE.

I know in this day and age reading tweets takes time. Well, this article is more than 140 characters and more than 500 words. But if you care about the fact that the  oldest hatred in the world-Jew hatred, is living and breathing in Canada, brought here by Muslims, not …

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Daqamseh’s Mother And Widespread Hate

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Moroccan writer and intellectual, Al-Saleh Bu-Walid, gives reason to hope that sanity may one day come to reign in our unstable and hate-filled part of the world in spite of the likes of Daqamseh’s mother. He was participating in a studio discussion on  a TV programme hosted by Al Jazeera …

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A Surprising Model For Fighting Antisemitism

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A model I developed for teaching sex education in a conservative and collectivist culture can perhaps be used for combating stereotypes, whether these are antisemitic stereotypes or stereotypes against any group, such as sexual minorities or ethnic minorities. First I will describe the sex ed course and then show how …

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The Protocolisation of anti-Zionism.

The czarist secret police created one of the greatest forgeries in history when they compiled The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion first published in 1903.  A century later the conspiracy theory at the heart of The Protocols has been transformed and reinvigorated into a bizarre fabrication about Zionism. …

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Will journalists stand with me against Muslim Jew hatred?

Those of us who have been asking for a definition of Islamophobia are being told we are hysterical. Amira Elghawaby, the communications director at the National Council of Canadian Muslims provided a definition for the term Islamophobia in Motion 103 “… as referring to the irrational fear and hatred of Muslims, …

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Jew hatred condoned on Universities in Canada.

Igor Sadikov,  a student union leader at McGill University urged people on Twitter to “punch a Zionist today.”  Despite calls for his resignation, something…anything…the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) decided to keep him on board the Good Ship Lollipop because it is acceptable to hate Jews at McGill and …

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We should be standing up to, not standing over, hate speakers.

There’s an old joke about a Jewish Robinson Crusoe who, when washed ashore on a desert island, built two synagogues just so he could have one that “he never sets foot in“.  This sense of disagreement is a fundamental part of Judaism; the Talmud is essentially a collection of arguments …

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The Protocolisation of Anti-Zionism.

Just as “The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion” laid the groundwork for the Holocaust, so too the Protocolisation of anti-Zionism bears the seeds of the same deadly future. Credit: De Agostini Picture Library / Getty Images The czarist secret police created one of the greatest forgeries in history …

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Democrats Rediscover Antisemitism.

The poster on the left represents a bit of anti-Zionist propaganda that has been around for decades and is among the negative images of Jewish self-determination that today’s college kids grew up with.   Although the western progressive-left generally supports anti-Zionism, American Jews still cling to the Democratic Party despite …

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