Over the past two weeks, we have seen tensions erupt in Israel and the West Bank over Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to install metal detectors at entrances to the Temple Mount/Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the Old City of Jerusalem as a result of the murder of two Israeli-Druze police officers. CAUSE The decision to install the … More Jerusalem. The Eternal Flashpoint.
He has been branded a misogynistic, homophobic, narcissistic, Islamophobe but yet he has been given the mandate to serve the American people and the Free World for at least the next four years. Why has a man who’s name has been tarnished with these damaging and often career ending buzzwords won the White House by … More A Tale of Two Campaigns
Irish history is as dense as it is complex. One striking similarity I have gathered throughout studying Irish history is the similarity between Irish and Jewish history. The Irish and the Jews were often discriminated against and met with scorn wherever they were sent. We are two of the largest and oldest diaspora communities. 11 … More Re:“The Arab-Israeli conflict in 10 points” – Ben Ehrenreich
As a curious nine year old I sought to devour any literature I could get my grubby hands on. Many books of my early childhood don’t stand out in my memory but I’ll never forget the day when I came home from a rainy, damp and dull school day and ran up the stairs to … More Thank you.
Today is Yom HaShoah, also known in English as Holocaust Remembrance Day. This day is little celebrated or noted outside of Israel. The western world tends to lean towards International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which is celebrated on January 27th. Yom HaShoah is more symbolic than any other Holocaust commemoration for me. In the last year … More Yom HaShoah.
Tomi Reichental upon first viewing is a small, friendly and warm individual. He and his partner Joyce are the epitome of warm hospitality. Greeted with tea, scones and banana and chocolate cake, it was a truly warm welcome but as much as I enjoyed the hospitality and sugary treats I came for something completely different. … More Till the tenth generation.
Although we may have our ups and downs, tears and laughs, you’re still my mammy irregardless. We never argue the love you have for us. You sacrificed so many life dreams, travel aspirations and ambitions to give birth to me and to raise me. Sometimes I mightn’t come across as appreciative but I truly am. … More Dear Mama