May 25,1943-The day that 6500Dutch Jews annoyed the Nazis. — History of Sorts

500 Jews respond to the German appeal and register for departure to camp Westerbork. They wait for hours for the special train that will transport them from Muiderpoort Station,Amsterdam, to Westerbork. Of the 7,000 Jews who had to report to the Polderweg in Amsterdan that day for deportation to Westerbork, only 500 appeared that day, […]

May 25,1943-The day that 6500Dutch Jews annoyed the Nazis. — History of Sorts

Boris Bondarev, a Russian Diplomat, Speaks Out on the War — NYT > Top Stories

Boris Bondarev, a Russian official who resigned over the war in Ukraine, said his colleagues were focused more on pleasing their superiors than on delivering accurate information to Moscow.

Boris Bondarev, a Russian Diplomat, Speaks Out on the War — NYT > Top Stories

New York Times Recycles Story To Slam Israel While The Country Mourns Its Dead — FirstOneThrough

The New York Times never lets an opportunity pass to slam Israel, even when there’s no news. As the country celebrated its three days of Holocaust Remembrance, Memorial Day for those killed protecting the country and victims of Arab terrorism, and Independence Day, the anti-Zionist paper opted to skip writing about those events and dusted […]

New York Times Recycles Story To Slam Israel While The Country Mourns Its Dead — FirstOneThrough

Pacifism: a very expensive European illusion — Euromaidan Press

At the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis, I had commented on a romantic photo of two love-torn young people, exchanging on their phones on close-by rooftops, for each other’s safety. The photographer titled this romantic snapshot “a tear on your cheek”, like an Italian song from the 50’s. A few years and several million dead…

Pacifism: a very expensive European illusion — Euromaidan Press

Some random facts about an evil man — History of Sorts

Yesterday marked the 133th birthday of Adolf Schicklgruber, better known as Adolf Hitler.[yamach shemum] I didn’t want to do a blog on the date of his birthday for 2 reasons. 1: I already wrote a blog on his birthday before. 2: I didn’t want to give any idiot the chance to use my blog to idolize […]

Some random facts about an evil man — History of Sorts

How the Israeli government shake-up will affect US-relations —

Israeli Prime Minister lost his parliamentary majority last week. Not a lot changes in the short term as a result, as this government went from being able to do very little because of the opposing ideologies of various parts of the governing coalition to being completely paralyzed by not having enough votes for…well, just about…

How the Israeli government shake-up will affect US-relations —

Trying to please the monsters. — History of Sorts

Originally posted on History of Sorts: I was watching a documentary last night called” Lost Home movies of Nazi Germany”. The documentary contained footage taken by German civilians and German soldiers. Some of the footage was truly horrendous but other parts of the footage appeared on first glance quite pleasing. For example it showed a…

Trying to please the monsters. — History of Sorts

Conserving Forests Is the Fastest, Most Effective Way to Stabilize Our Climate — TIME

Forests have taught us far more than we could ever convey. The more we learn, the more we recognize trees as essential partners not only in our survival, but also in our education and socialization. March 21st is International Day of Forests, a day when we reflect upon the glories and gifts of the world’s…

Conserving Forests Is the Fastest, Most Effective Way to Stabilize Our Climate — TIME

Add Boozy Shallot Jam to Your Grilled Cheese, Never Look Back — VinePair

I am terrible at following recipes. I possess shelf upon shelf of cookbooks and they roll their beautiful eyes at me, knowing I’ll reach for them as inspiration at best, most nights. It’s a personal weakness that makes me a shoddy baker but a fairly decent cook, at least when it comes to dishes like…

Add Boozy Shallot Jam to Your Grilled Cheese, Never Look Back — VinePair

Gleaned from Tzav — Aleinu – Thoughts and Teachings from Netanya

Reading this week’s parashah, I was impressed by the importance of what seems to be a mundane activity even though it is necessary for an activity of seemingly greater importance is to be performed. First, consider the context, which begins with the command given by HaShem, through Moses to Aaron and his descendants,  “This is […]

Gleaned from Tzav — Aleinu – Thoughts and Teachings from Netanya

amalak David Mivasair: “Israel shouldn’t exist as a Jewish state. It’s racist” — The Documentation Project: Anti-Semitic and Anti-Israel Campaigns in Canada

Rabbi David Mivasair is a member of Independent Jewish Voices Canada and a long-time active member of the New Democratic Party (NDP). Resident of Hamilton, ON Mivasair worked at Vancouver’s Ahavat Olam progressive synagogue and First United Church homeless shelter. On March 11, 2022 Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) tweeted: The mask has come…

David Mivasair: “Israel shouldn’t exist as a Jewish state. It’s racist” — The Documentation Project: Anti-Semitic and Anti-Israel Campaigns in Canada

Former Proud Boys Leader Indicted in Jan. 6 Investigation — NYT > Top Stories

A federal grand jury charged Enrique Tarrio with conspiracy in the Capitol attack last year, making him the second leader of a far-right group to face charges in the past several months.

Former Proud Boys Leader Indicted in Jan. 6 Investigation — NYT > Top Stories

L’Chaim: A Booming Wine Scene Adds to Israel’s Tourism Appeal — VinePair

As Israel begins to reopen to tourists and pandemic restrictions ease, the Israeli Ministry of Tourism looks for new ways to market itself to visitors. The nation has long been a religious and historical destination, but rarely is it thought of as a wine destination. That honor goes to places like Tuscany or Bordeaux. Yet,…

L’Chaim: A Booming Wine Scene Adds to Israel’s Tourism Appeal — VinePair