Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Religion

What Hamas Believes

12:30 15 January in Latest, Politics, Religion
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By Jeremy Gillick Bombing Gaza might not force Hamas--the Palestinian version of the Muslim Brotherhood that rules it--to moderate its hatred of Israel or its hostility towards Jews, but talking to it won't either. At least, that's the dismal picture painted by Jeffrey Goldberg--based on discussions...

Holocaust Not A Part of Young Diaspora Jews' Identity, Survey Finds

17:11 15 December in Arts & Culture, Latest, Religion
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By Benjamin Schuman-Stoler [caption id="attachment_1740" align="alignright" width="194" caption="96% linked family with their Jewish identity"][/caption] JTA reported today that a 12 year survey, conducted among 60,000 Jews aged 15-17 in 20 countries outside Israel, indicates that few young diaspora Jews consider the Holocaust or anti-Semitism a part of...

The Settlers' Intifada

16:40 04 December in Latest, Politics, Religion
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by Jeremy Gillick [caption id="" align="alignright" width="184" caption="Settlers in Hebron"][/caption] Much of the West Bank is in turmoil following this morning's highly anticipated evacuation of the Orwellian "House of Peace" in Hebron. Though the evacuation itself was a success, as Israel's security forces took several hundred settlers...

"Jewish Schaivo" Motl Brody Passes Away

11:47 17 November in Latest, Religion
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[caption id="attachment_1526" align="alignright" width="228" caption="CNMC"][/caption] By Benjamin Schuman-Stoler Earlier last week we wrote about the case of Motl Brody, the Orthodox Jewish boy from New York whose illness set off an emotional controversy. Because he couldn't perform basic unconscious functions, doctors at Children's National Medical Center proclaimed young...