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The Envoy, The Crooner, & The Semantics of "Occupation" (video)

August 8, 2016 Ian

http://daphneanson.blogspot.com/2016/08/the-envoy-crooner-semantics-of.htmlBy Daphne Anson   “It is time to end the occupation”. So declares the “Palestinian ambassador to the UK,” Professor Manuel Hassassian, in this video by our old friend Alex Seymour.  Professor Hassassian explains that […]

Saudi Jewish sites may be accessible soon

August 8, 2016 Ian

http://jewishrefugees.blogspot.com/2016/08/saudi-jewish-sites-may-be-accessible.htmlThe visit to Israel  by a Saudi Arabian ex-general, Anwar El-Eshki and his delegation, might herald a new dawn in Saudi-Jewish relations, in which Jewish visitors to the kingdom might be able to see for […]

Tourism ministry fights demolition of Heskel House

August 7, 2016 Ian

http://jewishrefugees.blogspot.com/2016/08/tourism-ministry-fights-demolition-of.html In spite of alarmist reports on social media,  the deed has not yet been done, and a petition is circulating among Iraqis to stop the demolition of the 100-year-old home of Sir Sasson Eskell (Heskel), […]

Cairo Jews are down to six women

August 7, 2016 Ian

http://jewishrefugees.blogspot.com/2016/08/cairo-jews-are-down-to-six-women.html Egypt’s Jewish community has lost another member with the death of Lucy Saul last week. This brings to six the number of Jewish women in Cairo. (There are purportedly five other Jews in Alexandria). This […]

The BBC’s Not So Savvy Lindz? Sweden’s Crimes Against its People

August 6, 2016 Ian

http://daphneanson.blogspot.com/2016/08/the-bbcs-not-so-savvy-lindz-swedens.htmlBy Daphne Anson   Are you sitting comfortably?  Then I’ll begin. A few days ago, BBC Travel’s contributing editor  Lindsey Galloway (@SavvyLindz on Twitter) wrote an article extolling Sweden as one of the safest countries […]

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