Tag Archives: Jews

Egypt in turmoil: blame the Jews!

    The ongoing bloodbath in Egypt got me thinking about the Jews from Egypt. We have a long history there; each Pesach we are exhorted to remember when we were slaves in Egypt and to celebrate our redemption from slavery to freedom. Under Mubarak’s regime, repressive though it was, …

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Death of Egypt’s Jewish Community.

“We are dying, we are drowning,” says Magda Haroun, elected leader of Cairo’s Jews. In this melancholy two-minute news clip, she tells the BBC reporter that there is no future for the 12-member Jewish ‘community’ of Cairo. Her first priority, she says, is to look after the human beings – …

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‘Protective Edge’. So, What Did We Win?

So, What Did We Win? Operation Protective Edge is apparently over. Terrific. In a recent piece for Israel Thrives and Jews Down Under entitled, Netanyahu and the West Doom Israel to Perpetual War, I argued that US and western pressure to let up on Hamas in Gaza inclined Netanyahu to accept …

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Not a “Palestinian problem”; A Jewish problem.

The West, Muslims, Israel and “Palestine”: Europe is not doing itself any favors by being weak. The supposed “Palestinian problem” of  how to create a “Palestinian State” is nothing more than a lie which camouflages an entirely separate issue, one that can be formulated as “how to destroy Israel.” Why …

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Canned Palestinian Children Meat

I arrived at San Francisco State University in the fall of 1996. It is getting to be a rather long time, now, but in those days the school just bubbled with politics in a way that I thought was exceedingly positive.  The Caesar Chavez Student Center was always abuzz with …

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Morally Equivalent Emptiness

In the comments under a recent Times of Israel piece entitled, Netanyahu: Islamists taking us back to the ‘Dark Ages’, we read this: Louis Arpino · Knoxville, Tennessee “The more isolated from the world that Israel becomes, the more hysterical Bibi becomes. Radical Judaism, with whom Bibi is politically in bed …

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19 Jews in Egypt

As the Elder of Ziyon reports there are about 19 Jews left in the country of Egypt… and what they are doing there is anyone’s guess. The Jews were ethnically cleansed from the Middle East, with the obvious exception of Israel, after World War II and after Israel’s War of Independence.  Between …

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Boycott the Palestinian Authority

The tidbit below was written by Elior Levy and published by Y-Net. The Palestinians have launched a diplomatic campaign calling on countries to prohibit private companies operating within their borders from conducting business in the West Bank settlements and east Jerusalem. Mohammad Shtayyeh, a senior economic official and negotiator in the peace …

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Taking Back Our History

The Jewish people in the Middle East are a people under siege. Aside from the perpetual violence leveled at the Jewish minority in the region, the Jewish people are also subject to the theft of our history.  This is a theft that cannot be measured in financial terms.  This is …

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New Australia/Israel Parliamentary Alliance

Israel and Australia are democracies. They share the same values, including freedom of the press and freedom of religion. The rule of law ensures all are treated equally under the law and the rights of minorities are guaranteed. The principle of separation of powers between the legislative, executive and judicial …

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