Agnes Keleti – The most decorated Jewish Olympic champion that almost nobody ever heard of

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In general, and with very few exceptions, the Jews are not known for their sporting ability. From the Greeks and Romans with their Olympic Games, marathons and worship of the human body, through to nowadays, we Jews are more renowned for our brains than our brawn. Yes, we have Aly Raisman, the American Olympic superstar, and Mark Spitz who won 7 gold medals in the ill-fated 1972 Olympics, but Israelis are once again bemoaning our lack of medal-power (although there is still hope with the rhythmic gymnastics team), notwithstanding the two bronze medals won this year by judokas Yarden Gerbi (trained by former silver medallist Yael Arad) and Or Sasson.   The one notable exception on Israel’s record was gold medallist Gal Fridman in the sailboard competition in 2004. You can see Israel’s sad showing at the Olympics at this table.

But unbeknownst to most of us, there was…

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Hamas wants you to visit the stunning Gaza Strip

October is election month for municipalities in the Gaza Strip and West Bank, the first dive into Democracy in 11 years, and politicians everywhere know that the incumbents always want to put on a happy face. But from the reports of starving children, the disabled tortured by Israeli troops, and a monumental lack of medicine … Continue reading Hamas wants you to visit the stunning Gaza Strip

A tale of horror, high fares, privatization and how we give our nation’s wealth to foreign companies

In the two years from 1942 to 1944, some 76,000 French Jews were deported to Nazi death camps by Societé Nationale des Chemins de fer Francais (SNCF), France’s national railway corporation under the Vichy Republic. Of those Jews, it is estimated that 74,000 were killed. In 2014, after numerous lawsuits and a failed PR campaign … Continue reading A tale of horror, high fares, privatization and how we give our nation’s wealth to foreign companies

French and Arab plan ends Israel as a nation, and doesn’t even invite the Jews to the execution plans

Do French leaders know what the Arab public watches on Palestinian television? https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=frYW1jgAp6I The history of France and the Nazi empire, especially the Vichy government, some of whose senior officials were tried for crimes against humanity, will reach another hate plateau with a May 30 meeting of Arabs and Europeans that will push for an … Continue reading French and Arab plan ends Israel as a nation, and doesn’t even invite the Jews to the execution plans

Facebook allows Blood Libel hate against Jews, despite Community Standards for everyone else

This Facebook page (open link) and website was still online today, despite protests to the social site's Community Standards officials. Jewish-Born Mark Zuckerberg owns Facebook. Indeed, he is the richest Jewish-born person in the world. Note that I use the term "Jewish-born." You might think he would support less hatred of Jews. According to Shurat … Continue reading Facebook allows Blood Libel hate against Jews, despite Community Standards for everyone else

Hate Israel billboards “magically” appear in London subways, despite 8,500 CCTV cameras

On Monday the claims for credit were swirling as the Israeli government condemned a series of four billboards, which appeared on about 500 BDS posters on the London Underground trains. They looked like genuine ads and were allegedly pasted on tube trains by London Palestine Action as part of this year’s Israeli Apartheid Week. Yair … Continue reading Hate Israel billboards “magically” appear in London subways, despite 8,500 CCTV cameras

Sanders and Soros and Clinton – enemies of Israel?

From Feel the Bern, the above video distorts history and defames Israel Nearly everyone likes funny, warm Bernie Sanders. And once upon a time he was a Jew, working in Israel.  Now, he isn't advertising it. Instead, he portrays himself as an agnostic Jew, not practicing his religion, but apparently trying to be more popular … Continue reading Sanders and Soros and Clinton – enemies of Israel?

Iranians, Syrians okay, but American dentist can’t serve country, because his mother lives in Israel

UPDATE: 2/22/2018: The leaders of Russia, Iran and Syria are colluding to eliminate U.S. influence in the Middle East and continue their three dictatorships with all the economic and political inequality absolute authority guarantees. Bush, Obama and Trump have judged other world leaders by American fear of conflict against enemies with stated absolute conviction. These … Continue reading Iranians, Syrians okay, but American dentist can’t serve country, because his mother lives in Israel