Margaret Atwood’s feminist novel is inspiring protests against both the Orthodox and Catholic establishments in Israel and Ireland.
“Israel wins Eurovision so let’s make BDS more successful than ever in 2019,” wrote Lynn Boylan, a member of the European Parliament for Sinn Fein.
A day before the mayor’s trip, the Dublin City Council passed a resolution calling to expel Israel’s ambassador to Ireland.
For the last 20 years, Northern Ireland has been a testing ground for projects of reconciliation and models of sharing decision making.
It’s the first time since the 1940s that the Jewish population has been growing rather than shrinking.
The column credited Jews for not offering their services for low prices = an assertion that was seen as a “positive” twist on a nasty stereotype.
An alternate resolution calling for both the Israeli and Palestinian flags to fly in acknowledgment of “the suffering of civilians on both sides” was defeated.
Our food editor made corned beef and cabbage and pondered the cultural and culinary connection between Irish Americans and Ashkenazi Jews.
— A college in Dublin said it “regrets” the cancellation of an appearance by the Israeli ambassador to Ireland following pro-Palestinian protests. The question and answer session with Amb. Ze’ev Boker and the Society for International Affairs, or SOFIA, on the campus of Trinity College in Dublin had been scheduled for Monday night. The…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Ireland will likely recognize a Palestinian state, Israel’s ambassador to the country reportedly warned in a cable to Jerusalem. Zeev Boker sent the cautionary dispatch Tuesday, Haaretz reported. Israel had already expected Dublin would officially recognize Palestine, and the Knesset’s recent passage of a law to legalize thousands of West Bank settlements strengthened that assessment, an…