By Deborah Waroff
When France Embraced a Jewish Avenger
‘Vive la France, Vive la France!” Some 81 years ago this month, a person in Warsaw would have enjoyed the odd spectacle of a mob of Jews surrounding France’s Polish embassy, wildly proclaiming the greatness of the French Republic. The occasion: Jews everywhere were celebrating France because, after a sensational eight-day trial (which even made…
Radio Rabbi Creates Community Over the Airwaves
LONDON — Rabbi Lionel Blue is arguably the most popular Jew in the United Kingdom. He is funny and irreverent and considered by some to be an iconoclast. Cherub-faced rabbis who share recipes, pen travel books and yuk it up onstage in stand-up routines, after all, are few and far between. But mainly, Blue owes…
Henry Kissinger: ‘If it were not for the accident of my birth, I would be antisemitic.’
Israeli women were raped and widowed by Hamas. Now the world ignores and mocks their suffering
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Stark images of murder and torture in Israel leave US senators in tears and silence
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