Esther

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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Binyamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu and the ‘knife intifada’: the unbearable lightness of responsibility

Netanyahu and the ‘knife intifada’: the unbearable lightness of responsibility Netanyahu has done nothing to prevent the current tide of terror attacks or to end the so-called knife intifada. Instead he prefers to play to the gallery by promising retribution and punishment after the fact. This is not good enough, says Paul Mirbach, who also […]

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Cameron and Netanyahu

Brits actively opposed to Israel are in the minority, reports show

Brits actively opposed to Israel are in the minority, reports show By Jonathan Fenton-Harvey Across the Western world, antipathy against the State of Israel appears to be widespread. For many, this is the surface impression anyway. Much of this sentiment is confined to university campuses, with many Jewish/pro-Israel students reporting an air of contempt towards Israel. […]

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