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Aug 3, 2023, 7:08 PM
Bastian Baker: From Eurovision in Tel Aviv to Chris Isaak’s show
Bastian Baker, the Swiss singer-songwriter, first caught the attention of many Israeli listeners during the Eurovision Song Contest in 2019. Back then, he visited Tel Aviv alongside his sister Maryne, who had penned a song for Switzerland's representative in...
Jun 9, 2023, 7:01 AM
The trends that made Sweden take Eurovision in stride
Pride Monthis here and it's time to talk about the trends that made Sweden take Eurovision in stride, and what does it have to do with the comeback of Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck? From the moment the songs that...
Moshe-Mordechai van Zuiden
Apr 24, 2022, 12:47 AM
Boycott the USA internationally if it does not protect its LBGTQs
If it doesn't undo Trump's assault, it's not part of the democratic community, and its athletes don't deserve to compete internationally The quick revolt of the world against the Russian assault on Ukraine shows the power of widespread sanctions,...
Oct 31, 2021, 7:34 AM
The Ethiopian Jewish holiday of Sigd, a Celebration of Zionism
The Ethiopian Jewish community (Beta Israel) has just celebrated their Sigd holiday. Sigd is unique to the Ethiopian Jewish community and is commemorated on the 29th of the Jewish month of Heshvan, 50 days following Yom Kippur, and the...
May 23, 2021, 7:09 AM
Eden Alene, Israel’s Eurovision Hero
In the midst of a very difficult period for both the State of Israel and Jews around the world there is a bright light shining from Zion in the form of Eden Alene, Israeli finalist in the 2021 Eurovision...
Moshe-Mordechai van Zuiden
May 19, 2021, 12:05 AM
The Netherlands in the news positively but shortly
It's not always good news when the Dutch make international headlines. But this time, it's a double whammy of good news. Solidarity with Israel After years of cowardly following European consensus of disrespecting and attacking the Jewish State, Dutch PM Mark...
Apr 27, 2020, 6:47 PM
Israel: Not a European colony
COVID-19 has brought the World Health Organisation into global spotlight. Visitors to its website have noticed that it lists Israel in Europe and the West Bank and Gaza in Asia. Israel’s geographical location is in Asia. Yet its identity often confuses both...
Dec 23, 2019, 7:56 AM
8 days of hope
Support me and Shalva at the Jerusalem Marathon 2020 In Jewish tradition, the highest form of Tzedakah or charity is giving to a central campaign or community fund or Kupah. The term literally means "container" and refers to the charity box...
Nov 13, 2019, 1:06 AM
Running for hope, love and human dignity
Support me and Shalva at the Jerusalem Marathon 2020 When raising a child you’ll do everything possible in order that they will have a “better” life then you did. Further, you want to do it differently then your parents or...
Oct 15, 2019, 11:03 AM
The Sukkah Paradox
Those of us who celebrate Sukkot in a real sukkah understand the paradox of enjoying a feeling of absolute security in a flimsy hut that is utterly vulnerable. Security is something other than safety. Security is an emotional sensibility....