Month: February 2024


Roots Run Deep: The Indigenous Identity of Jews in Israel

jews at the kotel/western wall

For millennia, the land of Israel has been more than just a geographic location; it’s the spiritual and ancestral home of the Jewish people. From the ancient tribes of Israel until today, Jews have maintained an unbroken connection to this land, rooted in history, culture, and faith. Archaeological evidence, historical records, and religious texts all …

Israel, Terror

Voices of Dissent: Gazans Speak Out Against Hamas

Palestinians inspect a house destroyed after an Israeli air strike in the city of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip, on October 21, 2023.

In the midst of the turmoil engulfing Gaza, a chorus of dissent is rising from within, challenging the dominance of Hamas and its role in perpetuating conflict and suffering. Rather than blaming Israel, as one would expect, ordinary Gazan civilians, journalists, and medical professionals are breaking their silence, pointing fingers at Hamas and demanding accountability …

American Jewry, antisemitism

Staten Island Jewish Man Battered with Metal Bat

Staten Island metal bat perpetrator beat jewish man antisemite

On Monday, a Jewish resident of Staten Island was beaten over the head with a metal bat. The resident, a man, was standing in front of 475 Grandview Avenue, when a man came up to him, called him “dirty Jew” and whacked him upside the head with the bat. As yet unnamed, the victim …