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The enemy of my enemy: Europe’s Jews and the far right

The enemy of my enemy: Europe’s Jews and the far right By Jonathan Fenton-Harvey From the unprecedented success of the AfD (Alternative für Deutschland) in this month’s state elections in Germany, to the Front National’s defeat of its pro-establishment adversaries in last December’s local French elections, a ground-breaking political revolution is sweeping Europe and is […]

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Purim: Where is God in all this?

Purim: Where is God in all this? Purim is a time of merriment. Celebrants are allowed to drink alcohol to the point where they are unable to differentiate between the phrases ‘Bless Mordecai’ and ‘Curse Haman.’ But there is a darker side to Purim. Megillat Esther depicts an existential threat to the Jews. The Jews […]

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