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Sep 27, 2020, 8:08 AM
Enough with the ‘Palestine first’ lie
We have been told that the road to peace passed through Ramallah. That, first and foremost, Israel had to make peace with the Palestinians. Only after this such a peace, Israel could have relations with Arab Countries. It was a...
Sep 8, 2020, 12:38 AM
A Balkan digression
No doubt, Communism was paradise: for the humorists. The 1995 movie Underground is a good example. It's the story of a crowd of Belgrade citizens kept in a cellar by a con man, an apparatchik who make them believe that...
Aug 16, 2020, 11:30 PM
Hands off, Jewdas
I don't like to talk about "conversion to Judaism": I am for the erasure of any distinction between Jews by birth and Jews by choice, in public and in private. Unfortunately, there are Jews whose self-esteem is very low,...
Aug 10, 2020, 1:57 PM
Pity the Apologetic Zionist
These are difficult days for Apologetic Zionists. Just put yourself in their shoes. You had blocked on Twitter the supporters of Jeremy Corbyn, Jewish (what a pain) and non-Jewish alike. One day the Labour Party will pick up your offer,...
Jul 22, 2020, 11:55 PM
In memory of Paolo Finzi (1952-2020)
History is told in Piazza Fontana, five minutes walk from the Duomo, in Milan. In December 1969 a bomb detonated in a bank there, and 17 people died. It was a Fascist terror attack. And there's another plaque, in piazza...
Jul 1, 2020, 6:23 PM
Aliyah and painful concessions
North London, 2025. The economy struggled to recover after the pandemic. Left-wing anti-Semites were constantly at the BBC. On the streets, Far-Right thugs were targeting Muslims and Jews (in this order). The Israeli economy, on the contrary, was thriving...
Jun 11, 2020, 7:25 PM
That old trope
According to Marxist Orthodoxy, Jews are neither people nor a religion. Jews are intermediary between capitalists and proletariats. And antisemitism is quite often anti-capitalistic hate, the good kind of hate; only it is addressed at the wrong target, the...
May 28, 2020, 11:26 PM
Don’t you dare to say the F-word
Don't you dare to say the F-word. It's rude. We just don't do it. You'll end up in the most terrible company if you say the F-word. You'll become an outcast, a pariah. The F-word must not be said. The F-word...
May 24, 2020, 8:22 AM
Stories of migrants and refugees
This is the story of a refugee born in an African country, plagued by a cruel civil war. She and her family left the native village when she was 3 years old. After months of walking barefoot, the family...
May 8, 2020, 11:38 AM
Hey, do you want to see my library?
I have a number of questionable books in my library. Astrology books. If the BBC decides to interview me one day, I will make sure that the public is not made aware of my juvenile passion for astrology and...
Italian by birth, Israeli by choice, Rabbi of the largest synagogue in Sussex (UK). Uncompromising Zionist.