October 22, 2020

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One hundred and fifty years since the Crémieux Decree

October 21, 2020 Ian

http://jewishrefugees.blogspot.com/2020/10/one-hundred-and-fifty-years-since.htmlIt is 150 years since the Crémieux decree, named after the French-Jewish politician and philanthropist Adolphe Crémieux, imposed French nationality on the Jews of Algeria in October 1870, giving them equal rights with the white […]

10/21 Links Pt2: The Dangers of Politicized History; Jonas Salk and Antisemitism; Paris police nab seven in attempted ramming of officer near Israeli embassy

October 21, 2020 Ian

http://elderofziyon.blogspot.com/2020/10/1021-links-pt2-dangers-of-politicized.htmlFrom Ian: The Dangers of Politicized History At the time of Sharpton’s comment the historiographical flaws of Bernal’s thesis had been meticulously laid bare a year earlier by esteemed Wellesley classicist Mary Lefkowitz in her […]

How Moroccan Jews ended up in a remote Atlantic island

October 21, 2020 Ian

http://jewishrefugees.blogspot.com/2020/10/how-moroccan-jews-ended-up-in-remote.htmlThanks to an American academic, the descendants of Moroccan Jews living in the Cape Verde islands in the middle of the Atlantic since the mid-19th century  are returning to their roots and are seeking recognition. […]

Synagogue at Ezekiel’s tomb dismantled

October 20, 2020 Ian

http://jewishrefugees.blogspot.com/2020/10/synagogue-at-ezekiels-tomb-dismantled.htmlRecent photos taken at Ezekiel’s tomb at Kifl, south of Baghdad, reveal further changes designed to alter its Jewish character. In the last five years, major works have been undertaken by the Wakf to transform […]

10/19 Links Pt1: Melanie Phillips: Israeli doctors battle to save Saeeb Erekat’s life – If only hateful hypocrisy were a curable disease; Washington Should Avoid a Self-Inflicted Wound in the Sinai

October 19, 2020 Ian

http://elderofziyon.blogspot.com/2020/10/1019-links-pt1-melanie-phillips-israeli.htmlFrom Ian: Melanie Phillips: Israeli doctors battle to save Saeeb Erekat’s life – If only hateful hypocrisy were a curable disease The 65 year-old Palestinian chief negotiator, Saeeb Erekat, is deteriorating so badly from Covid-19 […]

Bahraini peace with Israel stops short of full relations

October 19, 2020 Ian

http://jewishrefugees.blogspot.com/2020/10/bahraini-peace-with-israel-stops-short.htmlFlying into Bahrain on an El Al jet, an  Israeli diplomatic team signed several historic agreements with Bahraini officials. But for domestic political reasons, the Bahrainis stopped short of a full peace treaty, unlike the […]

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