A Jewish boat debuted at the world famous Amsterdam Pride Canal Parade. Revelers included a rabbi and celebs — and vowed to battle hatred of all stripes.
Its maiden voyage is months away and will only take a couple of hours, but the Jewish boat of Amsterdam’s annual gay parade-on-the-canals is already making international waves.
Amsterdam’s annual gay boat parade down a canal may feature a Jewish float for the first time.
A convoy of US navy warships passed through the Suez Canal in Egypt on August 25 on their way to the Mediterranean Sea. It is not clear whether the vessels were bound for the coast of Syria, but both Russia and the US have periodically increased their military footprint in the region as the blood civil war in Syria continues. The canal is one of the world’s busiest waterways and a vital source of foreign currency revenue for Egypt’s economy.