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Tuna Beigel

Let’s Call Them Modern Chasidim

3 Tammuz 5773 – June 11, 2013
The problem is that Tuna Beigel is a pejorative.

Leaving Israel – a First Impression

My first impression of leaving was tremendous pride - reinforced later when I landed in Rome Airport.

Things to come

3 Tammuz 5773 – June 10, 2013
We see more and more violent acts ‘explained’ in terms of foreign policy.
Yair Lapid with one of his party's MKs, U.S. born Rabbi Dov Lipman.

Stop the Vilification

No matter how many times Lapid says he does not want to destroy Charedi Judaism, they see him as disingenuous with an ulterior motive to destroy the Charedi way of life.

We’ll Keep the Red Flag Flying Here

Stalin famously told his mother that he was the new Czar, transmuting collectivist revolution into the egotistical authoritarianism of one man. Obama has managed the same trick.

Hezbollah’s Syrian Quagmire?

"[Hezbollah] is no longer that party that defends the Umma [Islamic nation]; instead it plagues the Umma."

Israeli Activist Promotes Women’s Rights in South Sudan

Sexual violence was used as a weapon of war, as is common in East Africa.
King Abdullah II

Jordan, a Fake Country

The inevitable is starting to happen. There are serious cracks in the Hashemite Kingdom.

how to say “to enjoy” in Hebrew

 לֵהָנוֹת   Every season has its perks. But with the arrival of summer in the northern hemisphere, now's the time that people are really starting to...

How I Lost My Liberal View of Reform Jews and Started to Fear Them

When I began covering the Women of the Wall, the flagship of the Reform insurgency in Israel, my initial take was sympathetic.

NSA Phone Spying Program Foiled Plan to Blow Up NYC Subway

2 Tammuz 5773 – June 9, 2013
But the assertion raises as many questions as it answers because court testimony indicated the subway plot investigation began with an email.
British soldier patting down a Jew in 1947.

Antisemitism in the UK, Then and Now

In Birkenhead, near Liverpool, slaughterhouse workers had refused to process any more meat for Jewish consumption until the attacks on British soldiers in Palestine stopped.

Will England Apologize for Rubowitz’s Murder by British Police?

Farran struck him repeatedly on the head with a rock, causing his death.

How to Say ‘Disgusting Abuse of Public Trust’ in French?

Playing the usual black-is-white games, the catalog notes say the people depicted are "those who lost their lives fighting against the occupation.”

Let’s Demand a Moratorium on the Peace Talks

The State of Israel shouldn't beg anyone for peace.

‘Caged Women’ – Never Happened

There's no question that many of the backers of the Women of the Wall see the obliteration of Torah Judaism in public places in Israel as their ultimate goal.
The Clinton Administration chose not to take down Bin Laden when it had the chance.

Saturday Night Notes

Now the Obama Administration is allowing history to repeat itself with more humanitarian interventions and smart strikes that overlook the real threat growing on the horizon.

Developments in Syria and Turkey

Secure Freedom Radio Originally published at Daniel Pipes
Police guarding the Women of the Wall.

WoW, Charedim, and Learning from History

Albert Einstein once said that the definition of insanity is doing the same experiment twice and expecting different results.

Your Weekly Video Dose – How To Say ‘to Be Angry’ in Hebrew

לִכְעוֹס [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbEMl6uJb9Y?rel=0]

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