The 120th Anniversary Of The First Zionist Congress

The Viennese playwright, journalist and boulevardier Theodor Herzl was a typical fin-de-siècle man of letters but for one exception. Having spent the first 35 years of his life ever-more pleasantly, mostly in Paris, reporting this and reviewing that, he then spent the last nine years of it, founding, without land, an army, a population – […]

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The Truth, The Whole Truth And Nothing But The Truth

You don’t expect turn of phrases when you listen to Bassem Eid. He won’t apologize when clearly and precisely he shatters before you one after the other, all the icons of the pro-Palestinan narrative: the victimization of the Palestinians by the Israelis, the willingness of the Palestinian leaders to find a peaceful solution to the […]

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A Friendly Reminder

To the left:  The International Synagogue in Tel Aviv, today, a lazy and sunny Friday afternoon. Still quiet before Shabbat. No iron fence. No military guards outside, armed with automatic rifles. No bullet proof windows. No heavy, extra double doors. No x-ray scanner. No security guards asking invasive questions. No fear of getting attacked outside. […]

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Theatre Of The Absurd

Take a step back and look at the funny dance of craziness happening right in front of our eyes. The world has lost its mind and whatever little sense it had. Europe is once again the center stage. The civilized, liberal, we-have-learned-from-our-past-mistakes continent, has once again gone insane. Jews are told to hide any religious […]

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Media Coverage Past Events

Facebook petition urges Zuckerberg to act on anti-Semitism. Online initiative launched by Swedish Jew gets nearly 17,000 signatures.  http://www.haaretz.com/jewish-world/jewish-world-news/.premium-1.577081 Comfort or agony? Facebook fights and friends. http://israelforever.org/interact/blog/facebook_fights_friends/ Une pétition contre l’antisémitisme sur Facebook. http://www.i24news.tv/fr/actu/international/140301-une-petition-contre-l-antisemitisme-sur-facebook פנייה לצוקרברג: הסר התכנים האנטישמיים מפייסבוק http://www.nrg.co.il/online/11/ART2/559/110.html?hp=11&cat=1102 Ten thousand sign petition urging Facebook to remove anti-Semitic pages. http://jewishnews.co.uk/ten-thousand-sign-petition-urging-facebook-remove-anti-semitic-pages/ Facebook urged to […]

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Europe 2016

The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it. George Orwell was a wise man indeed.

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