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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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From Israel: Eyes Ahead and Moving Past It!

I am, clearly, not happy about the Democratic win in the House. But I do not see this as indicative of a “blue wave” that signals a crisis for the Republicans now or for Trump in 2020. Traditionally, the party that does not control the White House gains seats in …

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From Israel: Stand Against Hysteria!

I was not going to post again before the midterm election tomorrow, but I must. For today I was directly exposed to some of the virulent, irrational fury sometimes directed at supporters of Trump by people on the left. It is very nasty. Not only have I been exposed to …

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Democrats and Jews (Part 2)

In my recent piece, Democrats and Jews, I asked the following question at Israel Thrives: Why is it that of all the minority constituencies of the Democratic Party only the Jewish minority is thought to be morally obligated to sacrifice the well-being of their own children in deference to that …

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