World

Time Is On Our Side.

T’is the season for end-of-year summations, tra-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la. The newspapers are full of articles covering a range of topics ranging from politics through the economy to the Footy. So why should the ZFA be an exception? Thus in this – the final update during the year of their lord 2015 …

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Into the Fray: Folly at the Forum.

It is perhaps possible to imagine proclamations more moronic than some made at the recent Saban Forum – but that definitely would not be easy. There are no easy answers, but we can’t stop trying to find solutions that move us closer to peace… [T]hat is why President Obama has …

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Islamic Jihadist attacks: How Deadly?

Is there any objective way to know how significant Islamic Jihadist attacks against innocent people really are? The answer is: very significant indeed. Most of the world’s deadliest terrorist attacks have been carried out by Islamic Jihadists explicitly murdering people for religious reasons. Although this conclusion may seem self-evident to …

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Deliverance – Islam NOT Islamism.

terror and islam

Guest Post first posted at Israel Diaries “When I was invited to write this, my immediate concern was how honest is too honest and how clear is too much clarity. Honest and clear are good, but neither promises delight. So I am a little bit sorry in advance if this …

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Good Luck with Your Syrian Refugees, USA & Canada

Syrian Refugee Camp

I wish Americans and Canadians luck with the Syrian refugees they anticipate admitting into their midst in unprecedented numbers at an unprecedented pace. I have nothing against helping desperate people, in fact, I am all in favour, but I find this sudden outpouring of “compassion” hypocritical and worrisome. Why Hypocritical? …

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Trouble in Paradise.

Over recent weeks I’ve focused on keeping readers apprised of relevant and interesting stories that might be a bit off the beaten path of Australian media.  And in this vein I’ll begin with the brewing revolt within British Labor over Jeremy Corbyn’s response to the 13 November terrorist atrocity in …

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The Ongoing War in France.

President Hollande has closed the borders of France. Such a thing has not happened since WW2. The borders were sealed to make sure that none of the terrorists got away, although the police said on the night of the attacks that all of these terrorists had been killed. The borders …

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Growing up as a Jew in Paris.

For security the writer of this article wishes to remain anonymous and is a repost from earlier this year, we think the time to do so is appropriate, given the situation in Paris. =========== I grew up in suburban Paris. Our suburb, Asnieres, was divided between a relatively poor Northern …

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A Jewish Star in Germany

Many years ago, my husband bought me a beautiful gold Jewish star. I wore it for a long time and then the chain broke. When I was asked to speak at a conference in Stuttgart, Germany and decided to accept the invitation and opportunity to meet and present colleagues from …

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Judenrat: Beinart.

UPDATE:    I made a mistake.  The term “Judenrat” is not appropriate.  I should have gone with “Kapo,” instead. ==== Peter Beinart is a Judenrat. This is to say, he acts as an agent and intermediary of the enemies of the Jewish people while claiming to be a friend to the …

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UNRWA – Ongoing War against Israel and Jews

On October 27, 2015, US Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-R) blasted the United Nations group that works for the Palestinians. UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, has a stated mission of helping over 5 million “Palestine refugees.” That unique and bizarre definition …

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Dual Loyalty or Cultural Sensitivity?

One of the many antisemitic smears Jews have suffered throughout the ages is that they have a dual loyalty, so can never be patriotic citizens of the country they are living in. In the Jerusalem Post, GABRIEL SASSOON writes We ought not alter our behavior based on the totally illegitimate …

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