On Yom Kippur yesterday 26 September 2012, the Day of Atonement when Jews reflected on and begged forgiveness for their sins of the past year and prayed to be inscribed in the Book of Life, the Iranian regime’s President Ahmadinejad instead talked about the “death” and “elimination” of the Jewish state and said Jews have […]
Note that most of the references in this article are to source material in Swedish – this to ensure authentication of my sources. This article was first published in The Times of Israel on 24 September 2012. Middle East democracy faces enemies in the form of regimes such as those of the mullahs in Iran, […]
The Islamic world seems to have an unlimited capacity for hurt feelings. Sparked by a cartoon, an article, a film, a taxi passenger who MAY be carrying duty-free alcohol, a blind bus passenger with her seeing-eye dog. Anything that doesn’t meet the standards of the self-appointed guardians of the Islamic faith can automatically and immediately […]
Why Swedes feel the need to show their public support for Israel, the oldest – and so far only – democracy in the Middle East. This article was first published in the Jerusalem Post on 3rd September 2012. – x – Wear a kippa, but only with police protection By ILYA MEYER 09/03/2012 22:05 Sweden is […]
The photographs were taken by Mi Grandin, Nils Lewinsky and Josef Zorski. Many thanks to all three for their permission to reproduce their photographs here.
The following article was first published as an op-ed in Arutz Sheva, Israel National News, and is reprinted here with kind permission from them. The article is in the form of an interview conducted by Dr Manfred Gerstenfeld of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. The article should be read against the background of a […]