Happy New Year 2020.
Like my Dry Bones character Mr. Shuldig, I want to express optimism about the dawn of the second decade of the 21st century,
but like his dog (Doobie ) I've got my doubts.
Dedicated To Combating the Willful Rewriting of History and Fighting the Spread of Antisemitism
Happy New Year 2020.
American Tragedy: the virus of antisemitism has infected the African American community. Violent attacks on innocent Jews by blacks are on the increase and are a rapidly spreading phenomenon.
Monsey NY, Crown Heights Brooklyn, Jersey City NJ, and campuses across the country. A wave of antisemitic violence is washing over America. It's a 21st century pogrom that no one wants to recognize or knows how to combat.
Today is both Christmas Day and the third day of Hanukkah. Tonight at sundown starts the 4th of the eight days of Hanukkah.
Today is the first day of the eight-day Jewish Festival of Lights.
The UK (under Boris Johnson's leadership) will ban local councils from boycotting Israel.The story is HERE
Has the old saying "If you can't beat 'em, Join 'em" been replaced by "If you can't beat 'em, Impeach 'em" ?
Forbes lists Tel Aviv as the second best city in the world to visit in 2020!Check out The Forbes List
The Wall Street Journal says that working class voters:
. . . recoiled from the anti-Semitism that infected Labour on Mr. Corbyn’s watch. His left-wing hostility to Zionism bled into sympathy for anti-Israel terrorist groups, and examples of anti-Semitism among Labour members have skyrocketed while Labour leaders stalled investigations and discipline.The error was to think traditional Labour voters could be bought off when what they really want after the Brexit referendum is respect. A common complaint about Mr. Corbyn is that he doesn’t share blue-collar values on matters such as patriotism. The anti-Semitism scandal showed he didn’t share their sense of decency. -more
We were afraid that this antisemite could become Prime Minister of the UK, but the British voters have spoken and Jeremy Corbyn has been tossed onto the "dustbin of history."
See the Video: https://twitter.com/HikindDov/status/1204806510762741760
J Street throws Jewish students under the bus.
Jeremy Corbyn takes First Place!
Vote NO! "An Idea Whose Time has Come".
Saeid Mollaei, the Iranian judo champ, was prevented from competing with an Israeli opponent by the Iranian government. Now a refugee from the Iranian Mullah dictatorship, he has received Mongolian citizenship and may come to Israel in January to compete in the Tel Aviv Grand Prix.
Joe Lieberman is right. Hateful and divisive politics has destroyed what used to be called bi-partisanship...and, I'm sorry to report that Israel's democracy has been infected by the very same "tit for tat" sickness. "If They're for it, We're against it" and "if They're against it, We're for it."
Don't say "Muslim", or mention "Islam", or use the word "terrorist", avoid being accused of Islamophobia. . . just say he had the "Jihadi Virus"
Jeremy Corbyn . . . a new antisemitic enemy on the horizon? Could he come to power in the UK?