The Jewish Concerns Forum dreads the thought of another conflict in the Middle East like in 2014, only this time the Prime Minister is Jeremy Corbyn. Add to this scenario some economic hardship, brought about by Brexit, the need for a scapegoat increases and the people know exactly where to look.
The number of anti-Semitic incidents in several European countries has risen a lot, but it looks like several people find there should come an end to such racism and that everybody should be free to wear religious symbols without becoming a victim of harassment. A day after Josef Schuster, head of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, warned against Jewish men wearing a kippa (skullcap) in public, demonstrators wore the head covering in a gesture of solidarity. The largest event took place in Berlin, with other demonstrations held across the country in Erfurt, Potsdam and Cologne — with people of different faiths coming together.
The HalleluYah Scriptures present a translation directly from the original Hebrew into English in parallel with Hebrew, following the same principles of the original English translation HalleluYah Scriptures wherein the Name of the heavenly Father is restored throughout in Paleo Hebrew as is the Name of Ha’Mashiaḥ.
Lots of Jews and many who have found Jeshua as the way to God have come afraid by the populist far-right politicians and extreme right agitators. Many do not want to come out in the public because of fear for bullying and terrorist actions against them. Many are also afraid that when they would unite with a group or would have a collective name that they would loose their characteristic property. As partakers of a particular Body they should know that it is more important how we make others feel and would like to be open and susceptible to them.
In Belgium and Holland we may find several populist politicians who do not mind to be enablers of hate speech against certain groups of people and who do not mind to go in against the freedom of speech, expression and religion. since a few years Muslims could receive hate and abuse and more and more Jewish communities also became targetted. The number of suspected far-right extremists referred to the Prevent anti-radicalisation programme has increased by more than a quarter, new figures show, as the number of Islamists falls. Also in our regions we must be careful not to loose democratic rights, seeing that around us over half the nations in the world are experiencing significant democratic decline.
Today in our regions we can see the amount of terror to Jewish people is increasing. West Europe can see that there are still many individuals like Haman the Agagite, who made it their objective to remove the Jewish people from this world. Our ancestors in the previous century have felt it first hand. Many… Lees verder Beginning of weeks for the Feasts of deliverance
Members of the Polish-Jewish community and activists involved in Polish-Jewish dialogue and reconciliation have expressed their shock and dismay at the present deterioration in public discourse, looking at a new law denying Polish complicity in German Nazi atrocities.
The second annual Undergraduate Judaic Studies Conference presented the research of three Yeshiva College students on medieval Kabbalistic views of people with physical disabilities, social, political and religious institutions in the Spanish Portuguese Jewish community in early 17th-century Amsterdam, and gender descriptions in Jewish philosophy.