Attempt to hide Oz climate change threats misfires

Attempt to hide Oz climate change threats misfires

Australia gets itself airbrushed from UN climate report – Al-Jazeera/Reuters 28.05.16 UNESCO removes mentions of climate change effects on Great Barrier Reef and Tasmanian forests from report at Australian government’s request. But those sites and the...
Pilgrims flock to ancient Tunisian synagogue

Pilgrims flock to ancient Tunisian synagogue

Pilgrims flock to one of the Arab world’s last Jewish communities – USA Today 27.05.16 Despite security warnings, thousands of Jews came to the ancient El or La Ghriba synagogue, widely believed to be Africa’s oldest, to celebrate the Jewish festival of Lag...
The European Left, Israel and antisemitism

The European Left, Israel and antisemitism

The Holocaust, the Left, and the return of hate – Jamie Palmer – The Tower, Issue 37 April 2016 The European Left is struggling to combat antisemitism in its midst. If history is any guide, it may be a long time before their solidarity extends to Jews and Israelis....
The Jewish boy who drives German girls crazy

The Jewish boy who drives German girls crazy

The Jewish boy who drives German girls crazy – Orit Arfa – Jewish Journal 23.05.16 If you’re not a German girl between the ages of 12 and 18, you may not yet have heard of Charlie Puth. See article and video [3:57] here And see: One Israeli call away from Charlie Puth...
Settlers, Palestinians – ‘We are both heirs of Abraham’

Settlers, Palestinians – ‘We are both heirs of Abraham’

Settlers, Palestinians come together to seek EU-model end to conflict – The Times of Israel 28.05.16 Unlikely initiative, supported by leading figures in settler movement, envisions 2 states, but one homeland — where ‘anyone can live anywhere they want’. Read report...