Anti-Semitic T-Shirts in France

 The owner and salesman of a shop in Paris has been arrested for selling T-shirts with the anti-Semitic phrase on them: “Jews forbidden from entering the park.” They are printed in both German and Polish and refer to the Nazi-era Jewish ghetto of Lodz, Poland. You can read the story here. France has one of…

Iraqi Jews

The New York Times has an interesting article on Iraqi Jews.

‘Entreat me Not to Leave Thee…’

“The Story of Ruth and Naomi” by Ruth Weisburg This passage is precious. It is so romantic and has been used in many weddings, probably for centuries! And I love the words in the old English King James. They are so poetic. Some words in life should be poetic… And Ruth said, Entreat me not to…

William F. Buckley and the Jews

William F. Buckley Jr. once said, “In my own experience anti-Semitism is not a communicable disease.” John B. Judis in his biography William F. Buckley Jr.: Patron Saint of the Conservatives states that Buckley grew up with attitudes of Jewish hatred in his home. Later in life, Buckley learned that “anti-Semitism is not a communicable disease” through his own…

Anti-Semitism in Europe

  “Conversation” by Yoram Raanan Anti-Semitism is growing in Europe. It has a new face. Now it is called “an exercise in freedom of speech.”  Take a peek here.

Compelling Trivia from Washington DC

On June 6, 1977, TIME magazine ran this article, Arthur Burns: Born Again at 73.  I think this bit of trivia about Arthur Burns should be interesting to Christians, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, and politicians alike. Arthur Burns, a Jewish economist of great influence in Washington during the tenure of several Presidents, was once asked to pray at a gathering…