Anti-Semitism

Do Jews Have a Future in France Under Emmanuel Macron?

France - Jews Future under Macron

On May 7, 2017, France elected "Centrist" Emmanuel Macron as their new president for the next five years. He was running against Marine Le Pen of the Front National Alt-Right party and won with 65% of the votes.  But it was two weeks ago that France truly turned a page when they brought Macron and Le Pen to the second round, thus eliminating the age old Right/Left dichotomy that the country had been used to for decades. Now what?

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Anti-Semitism

The Anti-Israel Paris Conference Needs to be “Trumped!”

Benjamin Netanyahu re: Paris Conference 2017

Less than a week before Mr. Obama walks into the sunset–or at least walks out of the White House– further damage to US/Israel relations is still possible. Beyond a shaky relationship that has been crumbling over the past eight years, Israel is a risk once again because 72 world leaders are being manipulated by her fiercest foes. They are about to meet in Paris on January 15 and decide on the fate of the tiny Jewish State. Like a thorn in the flesh of our global village, according to these leaders, Israel must accept and recognize Palestine for her [Israel] own good. Read More

 

Anti-Semitism

Don’t Ban the Kippah, but Let’s Think Twice before Wearing It!

Kippah ban in France

It was an outrage but not much of a surprise when French extreme right Front National leader Marine Le Pen announced this week that France should pass a law to ban the wearing of the kippah (Jewish skullcap.) In her defense, her position on the wearing of religious symbols doesn’t only include the kippah. She is also in favor of banning the hijab and veils. Read More

 

Anti-Semitism

Southern Baptists Support Israel “For Such a Time as This!”

Southern Baptist Convention Supports Israel

The Southern Baptist Convention (the largest evangelical denomination in America), just passed a resolution that boldly proclaims support for Israel. This is not highly unusual for the SBC that has a solid reputation for supporting Israel and the Jewish people. Yet, Read More

 

Anti-Semitism

The Facts About Palestine

Greater Israel vs so-called Palestine

Who is the rightful owner of the most contested piece of real estate in the world? Everyone seems to have an answer to this question that has captured the world’s attention. Read More

 

Anti-Semitism

Is Holocaust Denial Really about the Holocaust?

Albeit Mach Frei : Holocaust Denial 2016

In 2005, The United Nations General Assembly passed Resolution 60/7 to officially choose January 27 as the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust. This is the day when the world is supposed to mark and remember the Holocaust and its victims. Read More