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ZioNazi: A Few Political Thoughts by a Pissed-Off Liberal American Jew in the Age of Obama Introduction: Defaming the Jews on the Progressive-Left The Betrayal: Stating the Problem 9/11 and America Gone Crazy The Blogs and Bush Hatred Progressive-Left Anti-Zionism Universal Human Rights encounter the Multicultural Ideal Jewish Stockholm Syndrome …

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Stephen Fry hates bigotry – unless it’s against Israel!

The Age’s Craig Mathieson reviewed a new ABC series, in which Fry talks about  homophobia in different countries, giving examples from Uganda and Iran. Craig comments: Would it surprise you to learn that the ”rabidly homophobic” people we meet in Stephen Fry: Out There (ABC1, 8.32pm) are bafflingly ludicrous zealots? …

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Suffer Little Children: An Open Letter to Rev Lucy Winkett

This has been cross-posted from my blog here Before Dear Reverend Lucy Winkett, Recently, for twelve days over the Christmas period, St James’s Church Piccadilly, of which you are minister, hosted in its spacious forecourt an eight-metre high replica of the Wall The cost of this noxious stunt, seen by …

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“Is There A Distinction In Your Mind Between Being A Jew & Being A Zionist?”: A Famous British Rabbi’s Reply

Here is another of the timeless posts that have appeared on my own blog, where from time to time I have posted items if historic interest. This one attracted many views when it first appeared there, and some readers of JDU may have already seen it. I hope, though, that …

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“Memory of the Camps”

I hope that people who deny the Holocaust ever happened watch this and then give their opinion. As a side note, my late father-in-law was in the British Regiment of the Coldstream Guards, who were the first people into Bergen-Belsen to liberate it. It left an indelible stain on his …

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Time For The Vicar To Hang His Head in Shame?

On my penultimate post (which concerns the heinous replica “Apartheid Wall” outside St James’s Church, Piccadilly, which according to a church steward cost 30,000 quid !!! They must hate Jews, mustn’t they, to deprive the deserving poor of such funds, which came from private donors including the sponsoring charities!), a …

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Happy New Year – L’chaim

‘News and views from Jews Down Under’ would like to wish all readers, wherever you are in the world .. Peace, good health and only good times to you and your families for the coming year. Let’s pray for Peace and understanding.

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Haaretz Debases Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Isi Leibler is a veteran international Jewish leader with a distinguished record of contributions to the Jewish world and the cause of human rights, including the struggle for Soviet Jewry. He was head of the Jewish community in Australia for many years and made aliya in 1999. Leibler has held …

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UK – BDS fail. BIG time.

No this is not an advertisement for SodaStream,  though it may as well be. Good onya ‘MAIL  online’ in the UK for giving the company what is in fact free advertising, AND a whole page of it.! SodaStreams are back! The retro drinks machine is cool again thanks to Lorraine …

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Peace and Joy to all at Christmas

Wishing our non-Jewish readers of ‘News and Views for Jews Down Under’ In the essence of the season: Peace on Earth and Joy to you and your families with health and happiness throughout the coming year. Choir of King’s College, Cambridge   Luke 2 verse 14: King James Bible Glory …

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International Human Rights Day for some…

Weekly Israel Advocacy Update. 12th. Dec. 2013 – Written by Gabrielle ‘Gabsy’ Debinski. Media and Advocacy Director, Zionist Federation of Australia.. Two days ago (Tuesday 10th December) marked International Human Rights Day which celebrated the 65th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The blogger sphere was abuzz, and businesses and …

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‘Hamas’ school curriculum; “One, two, three, war.”‘

Weekly Israel Advocacy Update. 21 November 2013 – Written by Gabrielle ‘Gabsy’ Debinski. Media and Advocacy Director, Zionist Federation of Australia.. The lessons we are taught at school as children stay with us for life. They are the ideas that inform the people we will become and the values that …

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Persecution of Christians worldwide – except in Israel.

Barney Zwartz, The Age’s religion editor, writes about the persecution facing Christians worldwide: As Christian villager Asia Bibi languished in a Pakistani jail awaiting death by hanging for drinking water from a Muslim cup, two suicide bombers killed 85 worshippers in a Peshawar church.  For Egypt’s Copts, who risk having …

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BDS Fail – Big Time. Tom Jones in Tel Aviv

‘Mein Yiddishe mama’ is a very special song to me and more so, given that Tom Jones has just sung it in Tel Aviv ignoring all the vile BSDer’s  threats, makes it more special.  As a small child my father sung this to us nightly. It brings tears to my …

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Zuckerberg is in Trouble with the Jews!

I have nothing against Mark Zuckerberg. The guy invented Facebook and got himself about as ridiculously wealthy as one can possibly be.  Good for him.  The problem, of course, is that since Facebook is the premier social networking site in the universe, it is also the premier anti-Semitic website in …

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The Racist Israeli anti-Rapist

On any given day I never know what is going to leap out. My wife has asked me how it is that I never seem to get writer’s block and my response is that when you cover the Arab-Israel conflict there is always, but always, something to write about.  Not …

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3 Jewish professors — two of them Israeli — share 2013 Nobel Prize in chemistry

Israeli professor Arieh Warshel on Wednesday won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry, along with fellow Jewish professors Michael Levitt (who also holds Israeli citizenship) and Martin Karplus. Warshel, 72, is a distinguished professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, where he has been …

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Barack Obama: The Accidental Anti-Semite

Giulio Meotti is a rare bird. He is one of the few prominent non-Jewish journalists who covers the Arab-Israel conflict and who is unabashedly pro-Israel, but he’s not the only one.  The Jerusalem Post’s Khaled Abu Toameh, an Israeli Arab, immediately leaps to mind, but there are very few others. …

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Knocking out antisemitism on Facebook

Elimihate is not your average grassroots movement. In addition to reporting online antisemitic hate speech, we seek to question who should be held accountable for the vilifying content in an era of digital convergence. Elimihate  started as a university assignment for Sydney University but the cause swiftly turned into something …

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Mauritania to UN Watch: No slavery in the country?

Of course they surely jest? But first let’s read both submissions to the UN. Published  Here September 16, 2013 This morning, Mauritania’s delegation to the UN Human Rights Council responded to UN Watch and rejected the wide-spread and well-documented persistence of slavery in the country. Below is the speech as …

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