Category: Jewish pride

Israel, Jewish pride

Tlaib Throws Grandma Under the Bus

Rashida Tlaib

Israel’s Minister for the Interior, Ariyeh Deri, decided not to allow the two Democratic representatives, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to enter Israel, on legal grounds. Israel’s No Entry law bars BDS activists from entering the country. After the decision was made, Tlaib appealed to Deri to visit her grandmother. On humanitarian grounds, Deri agreed, …

Holocaust, Israel, Jewish pride

Showing Gratitude to One of the Righteous of the Nations

Krystyna Danko

Jews have an attitude of gratitude. That’s the gist of the story of the Holocaust survivor from Israel who donated money to buy a $1,200 medical bed for 102-year-old Krystyna Danko, a non-Jewish woman from Warsaw, who risked her life to save Jews from genocide. Danko is thought to be the oldest of the Righteous Among …

antisemitism, Israel, Jewish pride

City of David: Deniers Deny Jewish Connection to Jerusalem Only Because of Politics

Pete Hegseth Ir David (City of David, Jerusalem)

Denying that the Jewish people were sovereign in Jerusalem before the birth of the other two major world religions is done only for political reasons, according to a recent video on the City of David. The video, produced by Fox News show host Pete Hegseth, is just a taste of what we will see in …

Israel, Jewish pride

IDF Soldier Makes Music, and G-d-Willing, Not War

Israeli female soldier plays piano in train station

Israel’s IDF soldiers aren’t just brave, they’re cultured, too. One young female soldier entertained people waiting in an Israeli train station by playing Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody with an unparalleled proficiency. Her playing was full of Jewish soul. I guess we know what she’s going to do when she gets out of the army. May she …

American Jewry, antisemitism, Holocaust, Jewish pride

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Moving Mourners Prayer Headline

Pittsburgh Post Gazette Headline Jewish Mourners Prayer Kaddish

In the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre in which 11 innocents lost their lives, there have been many gestures of solidarity. A new Pittsburgh Penguins shirt sports a Jewish star. The Pittsburgh Steelers logo changed its background color to black to reflect the darkness of a city gone into mourning. A meme accompanying the …

antisemitism, Freedom of religion, Israel, Jewish pride

World in Uproar Over Israel Jewish Nation-State Law

Israeli flag juxtaposed with Jewish items to illustrate that Israel is the Jewish State

Israel finally did it: enshrined into law the basic premise that Israel is the Jewish State and its official language is. . . wait for it. . . Hebrew. Are you shocked? You shouldn’t be. Every country has a similar law. In France, for instance, French is the official language, even though a lot of …

antisemitism, Jewish pride

Paraguay Opens Jerusalem Embassy

Screenshot of the opening of Paraguay's Jerusalem embassy May 2018

It’s a veritable flood (of reason and intellect). Paraguay has joined the United States and Guatemala in opening embassies in Jerusalem. It seems that countries wait for the US to lead, and then follow suit. Which proves what an important move President Trump made in moving the US embassy to Jerusalem’s eternal capital, Jerusalem. Love …

Jewish pride

Dire Predictions Fail, Guatemala Follows Suit

The mainstream media has been in an uproar since President Trump announced the U.S. Embassy would be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. But not everyone is listening. Guatemala, for instance. Guatemala is moving its embassy, too. So are another score or so of other countries considering the same. Maybe it’s time to stop tuning …

Jewish pride

WATCH: Tal Flicker: An Example of Jewish Courage

Tal Flicker sings Israeli national anthem after receiving gold medal in Abu Dhabi

Tal Flicker got a gold medal at a Grand Slam Judo tournament in Abu Dhabi. But because he is a Jewish Israel, the host country of the tournament neither displayed the Israeli flag nor played the Israeli national anthem as the medal was awarded. Instead, the flag of the International Judo Federation was displayed, while …