Europe: Worst for Jews Since End of WW2

by Hillel Fendel European Jewry is in its worst condition since the end of World War II. This bleak evaluation was delivered by European Jewish Congress President Moshe Kantor on Tuesday. “Jews are afraid to walk the streets in Europe with Jewish symbols”, Kantor said. “Synagogues, Jewish schools and kindergartens require barbed-wire fences and security, […]

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Pollard Phone-In Campaign Kicks Off

by Hillel Fendel The Justice for Jonathan Pollard organization, refusing to let up on its drive for his freedom, has announced a call-the-White-House campaign, scheduled to end when PM Netanyahu visits Obama in Washington next week. Organizers say that if Pollard is not freed by then, calls should continue daily until he is free.  Pollard […]

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Israelis, 22 and 18, attacked in Berlin

By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL Two Israelis hurt at club in what police call an anti-Semitic attack. A Berlin police spokesman told the Jerusalem Post on Monday that two young Israelis were violently attacked in a Berlin disco because of their nationality. The spokesman said the attack prompted the police to issue a statement terming the attack […]

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A Little Perspective on the BP Spill

Posted by Vladimir The New Orleans Superdome is pretty big. According to an article this week in the Daily Advertiser (Lafayette, LA), the amount of oil spilled from the BP Macondo well so far would fill up one-seventh (1/7th) of the volume of the Superdome. Here’s a view of the Superdome from the air, at […]

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