Tag Archives: Jewish

People of Israel, Unite Before It Is Too Late.

Any period before elections is nasty, and Israel’s campaign before Israelis go to the polls in March to elect the prime-minister is no different.  The split is at its peak, the mutual contempt is celebrated while everyone pulls in opposite directions, with only one goal in common, to slander the …

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Why the Jews? Answer: number 1,800,018

Why the Jews? Because we are a stiff-necked people. Heinrich Heine wrote: “The Jewish people are a nation that has defied the centuries – a great eternal holy people, the people of God, which serves as the model for all humanity.” Jews have two choices, today, and only two. Will …

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The BBC go to war with Jews in Jerusalem.

Roman Abramovich has been a leading voice in the UK fight against antisemitism.  Abramovich is also a proud Zionist Jew.  A wealthy, proud, Zionist Jew who fights antisemitism – what is not for the BBC and Guardian to hate? On the other side of this argument, the BBC and the …

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The Hebrews of Hebron.

When people think of visiting Israel, few consider going to Hebron. The city is depicted as contentious, dangerous and unpleasant. It is associated with “Occupation,” poverty and apartheid. Who would want to go there? Even most Israelis don’t consider Hebron a place they would want to visit, much less live. …

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To the land that I will show you…

“Go forth from your country, from the land of your birth and from the home of your father to the land that I will show you.” (Genesis 12:1) Land. God’s first commandment to Avram (who would later become Avraham the father of the Jewish people) was about land. In the …

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Unravelling the “narrative”.

Over and over I keep hearing the word “narrative”. Most often it is spoken by people who insist on the importance of understanding and respecting the “Palestinian narrative.” How many people have actually paused to consider what “narrative” means? More importantly, how should we respond to a narrative that is …

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Maccabiah 2017.

I #LoveIsraelBecause ours are a visionary people. In 1912 Yosef Yekutiel learned that numerous Jews participated in the Olympics and won medals. He envisioned Jewish athletes winning medals, not for the countries of their residence but for their homeland, Israel. After the war, his vision was denied by the Olympic …

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