Egypt Attempts to Restore a Historic Synagogue in order to Provide Cover for Many Sins

Jan. 21 2020

On Friday January 9, the Egyptian government held a public ceremony to mark the reopening of Alexandria’s Eliyahu ha-Navi synagogue after the completion of a $4 million renovation. Only three Jews attended the event at the 14th-century synagogue, which will not serve as a house of prayer but as a tourist destination. Lyn Julius comments:

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More about: Egypt, Mizrahi Jewry, Synagogues

BDS, Unable to Harm Israel, Has Turned Its Sights on Jews in the Diaspora

Feb. 26 2021

March 15 marks the beginning of this year’s Israel Apartheid Week, during which campus groups around the world hold rallies and events for the purpose of defaming the Jewish state and mustering support for the movement to boycott, divest from, and sanction it (BDS). Richard Kemp comments:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, BDS