June 27, 2017

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How I, a Libyan antisemite, became a Jew

June 27, 2017 Ian

http://jewishrefugees.blogspot.com/2017/06/how-i-libyan-antisemite-became-jew.html Ed Elhaderi went from pinning up posters of Yasser Arafat in his native Libya in  the 1970s, to marrying a Jew and converting to Judaism. Jewish Journal charts his remarkable spiritual journey (With thanks: JIMENA) […]

Forgotten revolt against Rome by Alexandria’s Jews

June 26, 2017 Ian

http://jewishrefugees.blogspot.com/2017/06/forgotten-revolt-against-rome-by.htmlContrary to popular belief,  the Jews of Hellenised Alexandria were loyal to their people and in their 2nd century rebellion against Rome, suffered thousands killed and the destruction of the Great Synagogue in Alexandria. Eli […]

‘Minority status’ has not benefited Indian Jews

June 25, 2017 Ian

http://jewishrefugees.blogspot.com/2017/06/minority-status-has-not-benefited.htmlA year after India passed a law giving minorities enhanced status, nothing much has changed for the 5,000 Jews of India. The Hindustan Times reports:  Young Jews visiting Israel from India do a Bollywood flashdance […]

Demagogic Israel-Demonising Priest Addresses Al Quds Day Crowd Down Under

June 25, 2017 Ian

http://daphneanson.blogspot.com/2017/06/demagogic-israel-demonising-priest.htmlBy Daphne Anson   Pro-Iran Sydney-based Anglican priest Father Dave Smith is an antipodean member of the International Board of Reference of pro-Iran tephen Sizer’s new Israel-demonising vehicle Peacemaker Moderators. Last year Smith described the […]

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