Commentary

Deny David Irving Entry To Nazi Camps

Filed in Commentary by on March 21, 2019 0 Comments
Deny David Irving Entry To Nazi Camps

David Irving, the notorious British Holocaust denier, plans to lead a nine-day guided tour of former Nazi extermination camps in Poland. Due to take place in September, it will take participants to Treblinka, Sobibor, Belzec and Majdanek as well as to The Wolf’s Lair, Adolf Hitler’s headquarters during the latter part of World War II. Six […]

Continue Reading »

Trump’s Unadulterated Nonsense

Filed in Commentary by on March 12, 2019 0 Comments
Trump’s Unadulterated Nonsense

Donald Trump habitually spews out clouds of arrant nonsense, thoughtless, ill-informed and cringe-worthy comments that render him unsuitable to be president of a great republic. One often wishes he had never entered national politics and continued to wheel-and-deal in real estate and perform on reality TV, where his talents were far better deployed. In the latest […]

Continue Reading »

Ilhan Omar: A Disruptive Force In U.S. Politics

Filed in Commentary by on March 10, 2019 0 Comments
Ilhan Omar: A Disruptive Force In U.S. Politics

Ilhan Omar, the outspoken Muslim politician from the state of Minnesota, has been an unusually disruptive force in American politics, both in the Democratic Party and on Capitol Hill. Rarely has a new member of Congress caused such an uproar and achieved notoriety in so short a time. A recent resolution in the House of […]

Continue Reading »

Mahathir Mohamad’s Unjust Decision

Filed in Commentary by on January 22, 2019 0 Comments
Mahathir Mohamad’s Unjust Decision

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, a notorious and shameless antisemite, claims he has a “right” to deny Israeli athletes the chance to compete in a forthcoming swimming competition in his predominately Muslim country. Speaking recently at Oxford University’s debating club, the Oxford Union, he argued that governments have “the right to keep their borders closed […]

Continue Reading »

Steve King’s Abhorrent Views Rejected

Filed in Commentary by on January 15, 2019 0 Comments
Steve King’s Abhorrent Views Rejected

Steve King, a nine-term Republican congressman from Iowa, should have known better than to conflate Western civilization with white supremacy. In a recent interview with The New York Times, he put his foot in his mouth when he said, “White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?” His subsequent observation concerning the […]

Continue Reading »

Roald Dahl Is Unworthy Of A Commemorative Coin

Filed in Commentary by on November 12, 2018 0 Comments
Roald Dahl Is Unworthy Of A Commemorative Coin

Is there a child who has not read the books of the late British author Roald Dahl? Talented and prolific, he wrote such classics as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The Witches, both of which were read by millions of children, including my two daughters. Dahl’s books, having been translated into numerous languages, have […]

Continue Reading »

Cairo Film Festival Flap

Filed in Commentary by on November 6, 2018 0 Comments
Cairo Film Festival Flap

The 40th edition of the Cairo International Film Festival, which will take place from November 20-29, made news recently by cancelling an award due to be given to the French Jewish movie director Claude Lelouch. Lelouch, whose film A Man and a Woman won the coveted Palme d’Or prize at the 1966 Cannes Film Festival, […]

Continue Reading »

University Professor Crosses The Line

Filed in Commentary by on September 22, 2018 0 Comments
University Professor Crosses The Line

An American university professor who declined to write a letter of recommendation for a Jewish student intending to study in Israel for a semester acted in a discriminatory manner at odds with the hallowed principles of academic freedom. John Cheney-Lippold, who teaches American culture and digital studies at the University of Michigan, told Abigail Ingber that […]

Continue Reading »

Fair Play At Last From The United Arab Emirates

Filed in Commentary by on September 6, 2018 0 Comments
Fair Play At Last From The United Arab Emirates

The International Judo Federation issued an important announcement on September 3, one that bodes well for Israeli athletes. The federation disclosed that Israelis will be able to compete on equal terms at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam in the United Arab Emirates on October 25-27. This is doubtless a step in the right direction. At last […]

Continue Reading »

Another Antisemitic Blast From Malaysia’s PM

Filed in Commentary by on August 20, 2018 0 Comments
Another Antisemitic Blast From Malaysia’s PM

Drawing on his infinite wisdom, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad claims that antisemitism is nothing more than an artificial construct. Interviewed by the Associated Press the other day, he said, “There is one race that cannot be criticized. If you are antisemitic, it seems almost as if you are a criminal. Antisemitic is a term […]

Continue Reading »