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Holocaust survivor Hedy Epstein, wearing a t-shirt with the Arabic slogan 'Gaza on my mind' encircled with a drawing of barbed wire, poses in front of one of the peace boats docked at the southern Cypriot port of Larnaca on their way to the Gaza Strip on August 21, 2008. Two converted fishing boats carrying 40-odd activists are due to set sail from Cyprus tomorrow for the 370 kilometre (230 mile) sea voyage to Gaza in a bid to break the Israeli blockade. AFP PHOTO/STEFANOS KOURATZIS (Photo credit should read STEFANOS KOURATZIS/AFP/Getty Images)

BDS Activist to Represent Holocaust Survivors at Austrian State Event

BDS activist to represent Holocaust survivors at Austrian state event Austria invited Hedy Epstein, a Jewish pro-Palestinian activist whom the Anti-Defamation League criticized for demonizing Israel, to represent Holocaust survivors at a panel discussion about women during World War II. In invitations sent out Friday by the office of the president of the Austrian parliament, […]

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Ted Nugent

Jewish Gun Club Condemns Ted Nugent Antisemitic Statements, Calls on NRA to Take Action

Jewish Gun Club Condemns Ted Nugent Antisemitic Statements, Calls on NRA to Take Action PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 10 – The Golani Rifle & Pistol Club (Golani RPC) today issued a strong condemnation of the anti-Semitic Facebook posts by rock musician and National Rifle Association (NRA) Board Member Ted Nugent. His posts suggest that Jews are behind […]

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Trudeau, Obama and Khamenei

Trudeau, Obama and Khamenei: Three reminders why we can’t forget the Holocaust

Trudeau, Obama and Khamenei: Three reminders why we can’t forget the Holocaust By Shelley Glaser This year’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day was marked by the comments of three world leaders: Trudeau, Obama and Khamenei. Taken together their remarks illustrate the dangers facing the Jewish people and the State of Israel. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau […]

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The Long Night

The Long Night Book is the True Story of One Man’s Experiences in Seven Concentration Camps

New translation of unique Holocaust memoire published in UK. The Long Night. The book has an advanced comment from PM David Cameron, and an introduction by Lord Daniel Finkelstein, as well as advanced reviews by Jonathan Dimbleby, Eric Pickles MP and Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, Emeritus Chief Rabbi. The Long Night is the true story […]

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Temple

Our Conscience Comes First

By Paul Mirbach Tisha b’Av holds an unfairly insignificant place in the Jewish calendar. Well, at least that’s what I think. This day of mourning, which is accompanied by a fast, commemorates the fall of the Second Temple and the exile of the Jews from our land. I can think of no greater calamity that […]

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never again

Never Again?

Never Again? by Larry Kosberg Never in my life did I imagine that a U.S. President would use blatantly anti-Semitic invective and innuendo in a speech before the American People! We cannot let this outrage stand. This Shabbat: Every Jew in America should demand that during his or her Sermon, their Congregation’s Rabbi should address […]

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