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NO, Israel is Not Responsible for Police Brutality in the US.

Haters constantly attempt to slander Israel as a “white-supremacist” state.  Using lies and distortions, they are trying to convince African-Americans that Israel hates blacks and that they should hate Israel. Unfortunately, the lies seem to be working.  In a recent poll, only 46% of black Americans viewed Israel as “ally” …

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From Israel: Inconceivable. America today!

Or so I would have thought. Yet, in America today this is what we see: Florida Young Democrats (FYD) has a new Central Florida Regional Director, Rasha Mubarak.  In their announcement welcoming her, Florida Young Democrats noted that she had previously served as the Central Florida Regional Director of the …

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The myth that Palestinian Arabs helped Jews in WW2.

Many were shocked when US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib said she “loves the fact” that her “Palestinian ancestors” were part an attempt “to create a safe haven for Jews” after the Holocaust [Recording of her interview – Holocaust remarks at 28:00]. Where did she pick up such a false record of …

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Stripping the veil away.

fighting antisemitism

This was an unmistakable sign. One will miss it or ignore it at his peril. The despicable cartoon just published by The New York Times in its International Edition stands as one of those existential gut checks, those moments where the veil of complexity is stripped away and we are …

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The deadly myth of “White Genocide”

The myth that there is a conspiracy to commit genocide against people of European ethnicity is not only dangerous but deadly. It has now claimed the lives of 50 Muslims in New Zealand. The myth is known by various names: White Genocide, White Replacement, Ethnic Genocide, Ethnic Replacement and Demographic …

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In Defence of Ireland.

Guest post written by Jackie Goodall (Founder and Chairperson of the Ireland Israel Alliance) “The Ireland Israel Alliance (IIA) is a non-profit organisation based in Ireland. The aim of the IIA is to bring clarity and understanding to public perception of issues in the Middle East and to ensure such …

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Season’s greetings to all readers.

Thanking you all for supporting Jews Down Under this year. For those who celebrate Christmas we wish you a joyous and peaceful one. In the time honoured Christmas message.. On earth peace, good will toward men To all A Very Happy New Year in good health.   New Zealand police, …

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Poverty Amongst Jews in Ukraine.

“Your visit gives me proof that there are still good people out there”, says 82-year-old Katia, when she opens the door of her creaky house. This Jewish lady lives a lonely life in the vast countryside of the Ukraine.“I prayed for your coming. Thank you for looking after me. I …

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A note from an old friend.

I have a buddy from high school who was always a bit of an intellectual rebel.  He is of Irish descent and I am, of course, of Jewish descent.    We were not trying to burn anything down or bully other people.  We were not Antifa-like “fascist anti-fascists” beating the …

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Why is the story of the Jewish refugees so little known?

The question of Arab and Islamist anti-Jewish hatred goes to the heart of the conflict with Israel. So why have Jewish refugees been so neglected? Seventy years ago, the newly-established State of Israel opened the floodgates to hundreds of thousands of Jewish refugees. Many were Holocaust survivors from the displaced …

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Killing Children!

On International Children’s Day Nov.20, the British-based group, Campaign4Truth   held an event at Golders Green,  commemorating the Israeli children murdered or maimed by Arab terror since 1920.  I was asked by the organizers to compose a short message for the event.  This is what I wrote: Terrorism is always heinous—but …

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Linda Sarsour: Divide the Jews and Conquer.

Linda Sarsour, who refers to herself as a Palestinian refugee, has learned her lessons well from history. Divide and Conquer. She is taking advantage of the divide between Jews in the diaspora and Jews in Israel: “between their allegiance to universal concepts of social justice and Tikkun Olam versus the well-being of …

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From Israel: Eyes Ahead! part 2.

Yesterday I moved to get a posting out without delay, in order to begin to provide perspective on the election. But of course there is more. ~~~~~~~~~~ Before I proceed with that election perspective, and related issues, I want to simply express my horror at the Wednesday night killing of …

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