The feeling that their own nation is sacred and should be protected against outside forces makes people choose right-wing politicians who promise them an ideal flourishing prosperous nation
On Some View on the World Immanuel Verbondskind looked at the day which is normally a special day for children with a lot of fun. Though this year Purim was not as such a moment to celebrate. Five days after one of the most solemn days of the year, the International Holocaust Memorial Day, we… Lees verder Purim in days of Ukrainian war
Looking at the one from the North who places himself above all gods and wants to make him the most powerful one of the greatest empire of the world.
Donald Trump, die zich aanschouwt als de beste leider en brenger van vrede in de wereld heeft met Benjamin Netanyahu een plan bedacht voor het langdurig Israëlisch-Palestijns conflict voor ééns en altijd op te lossen, zonder dat men de Palestijnen hierover moest raadplegen.
Coming closer to the end-times we can see many signs indicated in the Bible to be a warning for a big trouble to come. After a Great War the Kingdom of God shall become a reality by which Jerusalem shall be the capital of that Kingdom and Jews shall find peace in the Promised Land, but it is not to man to decide which city and when this capital shall be there forGod's people to live alone or with others.
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.