Thursday, 30 October 2014

Man arrested in Peru

Peruvian authorities arrested a man that they said belongs to Hezbollah and Israeli media reported was planning an attack on Jewish targets.
Read more: http://www.jta.org/2014/10/30/news-opinion/israel-middle-east/peruvians-arrest-alleged-hezbollah-operative#ixzz3HfNZtFIu

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

A sign of trust

Poland’s culture minister said the multi-million-dollar generosity of Jewish donors to the new Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews represented a sign of trust, or even forgiveness.
Read more: http://www.jta.org/2014/10/28/news-opinion/world/jewish-donations-to-polish-jewish-museum-are-sign-of-trust-forgiveness-minister-says#ixzz3HROcF8No

Monday, 27 October 2014

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

A 2,000-year-old stone

Israeli archaeologists displayed on Tuesday a 2,000-year-old stone block unearthed in Jerusalem that they hope will help shed new light on a Jewish revolt against the Romans.
Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/21/us-mideast-jerusalem-archaeology-idUSKCN0IA22020141021

Beyond belief

Nigel Farage has been openly attacked by a body that represents Britain's Jewish community for pairing up with a controversial Polish MEP in the European Parliament.
The Board of Deputies of British Jews said it was "beyond belief" Ukip had aligned itself with Robert Iwaszkiewicz of the Polish Congress of the New Right (KNP), whose leader has been denounced as a Holocaust denier.
Continue reading: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/nigel-farage/11177762/Jewish-group-attacks-Nigel-Farages-decision-to-partner-Ukip-with-controversial-Polish-MEP.html

Sunday, 19 October 2014

Protest against "The Death of Klinghoffer"

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani reportedly will lead a protest against the controversial opera “The Death of Klinghoffer.” The opera, which tells the story of the 1985 hijacking of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro by Palestinian terrorists and the murder of Leon Klinghoffer, a 69-year-old Jewish-American passenger in a wheelchair, will premiere at the New York Metropolitan Opera House on Monday. The opera by John Adams debuted in 1991.
Read more: http://www.jta.org/2014/10/19/arts-entertainment/ex-mayor-giuliani-to-lead-protest-against-mets-death-of-klinghoffer#ixzz3GajNT31Y

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Bullying Jewish girls

An association of Orthodox schools has said Ofsted inspectors left young girls “traumatised” after asking them if they had a boyfriend, how babies are made and whether they knew that two men could marry.
Read more: http://www.jewishnews.co.uk/ofsted-bullying/

Sunday, 12 October 2014

Jews and human nature

 Human nature does not allow us to feel neutral about Jews, Martin Amis has claimed.
The author, whose latest novel returns to the subject of the Holocaust, said people either love or hate Jews but rarely feel any emotion in between.
Continue reading: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/11157560/Martin-Amis-we-cant-be-neutral-about-Jews.html

Sunday, 5 October 2014

Swastikas at Emory University

Offensive graffiti — including swastikas — was found early Sunday morning on the Alpha Epsilon Pi chapter house at Emory University, the university confirmed to Business Insider Sunday.
Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/swastikas-emory-aepi-2014-10#ixzz3FKikaTXH

Thursday, 2 October 2014

Santa Barbara fliers

A number of unknown students at the Santa Barbara campus of the University of California started off the new school year this past weekend with posters proclaiming that Jews were responsible for the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
 Continue reading: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/fliers-posted-at-u-of-california-santa-barbara-blame-jews-for-911/2014/10/02/

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

The timing of the game

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Jewish students at the University of Georgia are discouraged that the college has scheduled its homecoming game on the religion’s holiest of days.
UGA is set to take on Vanderbilt on Saturday, but the Jewish students say their observation of Yom Kippur will prevent them from attending the game. The students have written a letter they plan to deliver to university officials this week about their disappointment in the timing of the game.
Continue reading: http://www.ajc.com/news/news/local-education/jewish-uga-students-question-scheduling-homecoming/nhYXr/