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About the Author: Lori Lowenthal Marcus is the US correspondent for The Jewish Press. She is a recovered lawyer who previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools.
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June 28 will mark the start of the 23rd annual Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow, Poland, whose closing event is a concert that routinely draws 20,000-25,000 people and exemplifies the re-emerging broad appeal of Jewish culture in a country that was home to three million Jews who died in the Holocaust.
JERUSALEM – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is reportedly losing his ability to govern, as fellow Likud government officials and the political opposition looking to topple the governing coalition are deliberately issuing public statements in order to undermine the prime minister’s various agendas.
When Hidmi was released from prison after serving three years for his terror activities, he requested to complete his doctorate at Hebrew University.
One of America’s largest Quaker groups recently announced that it would be sponsoring a mini-summer camp about the ways in which Israel can be boycotted. The American Friends Service Committee “We Divest Campaign Student Leadership Summer Training Institute” plans on having a five day intensive BDS program for US college students already running or planning [...]
Adding Turkey to the list of volatile states would mean even more uncertainty for Israel.
The Charedi rabbinic leaders in Israel who are not accustomed to American standards are afraid of them.
Is there no one who remembers this recent history?
In part two of this week’s Goldstein on Gelt podcast, Doug meets Professor Kenneth Arrow, who at the age of 51 was the youngest person to win the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1972. Stanford Professor Arrow shares the social choice theory and how it affects our lives today. Don’t miss out on hearing this [...]
My problem with Tony Blair is that when it comes to Israel…suddenly the naiveté comes through.
Sexual harassment and rape within Egypt has worsened under the Muslim Brotherhood
Make a difference.
One of the results of this brutality has been the promotion of self-censorship on the part of journalists and media outlets
Three residents of the Beit Orot neighborhood of Jerusalem became the victims of a lynching attempt by the Arab residents of Abu Tor.
The increase in local political autonomy in Indonesia has led to an increase in religious intolerance – conservative Islamic practice is a popular local issue, and the politicians respond accordingly.
Tied up and raped at knifepoint, Linor Abargil was able to escape, to press charges, to find other victims of the same rapist, and make a documentary about how to speak out. Oh, and she was crowned “Miss World” just seven weeks after being raped.
USA Today posts Boycott Israel press release as a “news” article. Lies about Israel are reprinted as if true, assisting in the effort to convince US singer Alicia Keys to boycott Israel.
Pro-Israel groups are now turning to the UJA-Federation and asking that it stop providing funds to organizations which use those funds to promote virulently anti-Israel activists. If not, a “Close Your Wallet” campaign will begin this summer.
The Muslim leader of al-Azhar offered to renew ties with the Vatican, but strongly suggested Pope Francis start off by proclaiming that Islam is a peaceful religion. A Coptic organization has suggested that Muslim leaders are the only ones who can make Islam a peaceful religion, and encouraged the Imam to take on that task.
r Liberman said that unless the EU places Hezbollah on its terrorist organization list, Israel should stop allowing the EU to meddle in Israel’s diplomacy
Erdogan blamed the “financial lobby” for Turkey’s unrest and recent economic troubles. Sound familiar?
Prof. Alan Dershowitz is a liberal intellectual Jew who supports Power. He pretty much described her this way: she has a loose mouth, she’s said things she shouldn’t have, she will need to learn to be a diplomat, but she will be the voice of the Obama administration at the United Nations. And by the way, her being perceived as anti-Israel is really kinda good for the Jews, right?
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