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Daily Archives: June 18, 2021

Danny A. Abeckaser

Israeli-American Actor Danny A. Abeckaser To Star in THE Crime Drama of the Summer...

The much-anticipated summer crime drama LANSKY by writer/director Eytan Rockaway is set to hit theatres and digital streaming channels on June 25. The film’s star-studded cast features Harvey Keitel, Sam Worthington, Danny A. Abeckaser, David James Elliott,...
Credit: Is Superman Circumcised: The Complete Jewish History of the World’s Greatest Hero by Roy Schwartz; McFarland & Company, (c) 2021; ISBN 9781476-662909; 364 pages including endnotes and index.

Superman: The Mighty Analog

The answer to the question, “Is Superman circumcised?” in literature probably would depend on what the custom might have been on Krypton concerning the ceremony we Jews know as brit milah.  Such an operation would have...

Emotional Documentary on Life After the Holocaust

After Auschwitz, a 2018 film streaming on paid Amazon Prime, is a follow-up to filmmaker and director Jon Kean’s Swimming in Auschwitz, a 2007 documentary that chronicled the World War II experiences of six female...
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.). Credit: Ilhan Omar for Congress via Facebook.

The Perils of Ilhan Omar: The Weird Way She Identifies With Jews

At long last, American Jews can bond with Democratic U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, at least in one sense. She now understands how we feel when she mouths off about Israel’s supposed oppression of the...
Palestinians protest at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, May 21, 2021. Photo by Jamal Awad/Flash90.

Palestinianism is opening up a posthumous Nazi front against Jews

The Palestinian war against Israel is no longer something that the West can regard as a quarrel in a far-away country between people of whom they know nothing. At a recent congressional hearing in America,...
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett with Minister of Justice Gideon Saar during a swearing in ceremony of new Israeli parliament members at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem, June 16, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

Will the Bennett-Lapid government have the political power to address Israel’s most contentious issues?

Yamina Party head Naftali Bennett was sworn in as Israel’s 13th prime minister on Sunday evening with a razor-thin 60 Knesset member majority. At the same time, Yesh Atid Party head Yair Lapid was...
Juliet Moses, spokesperson for the New Zealand Jewish Council. Source: Screenshot.

Muslims yell ‘Free Palestine,’ walk out during speech by New Zealand Jewish leader

More than a dozen Muslim attendees at an anti-terrorism conference in New Zealand shouted “Free Palestine” and staged a walkout during a speech by a leader of the country’s Jewish community. It happened while Juliet...
European Union flags in front of the European Commission building in Brussels. Photo: Amio Cajander via Wikimedia Commons.

EU releases delayed report confirming incitement, anti-Semitism in Palestinian textbooks

The European Union released its delayed report on Palestinian textbooks on Thursday, confirming that Palestinian Authority textbooks contain anti-Semitism and incitement to violence. “The report has been released after three declarations of the European parliament condemning anti-Semitism...
Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine seen on the production line. Credit: Mike Mareen/Shutterstock.

Israel begins delivery of million-plus doses of Pfizer vaccine to Palestinians

Israel began its delivery of more than 1 million doses of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine to the Palestinian Authority on Friday that are set to expire soon. “An agreement was reached today, according to which...
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken participates in a video teleconference with the European Union's Foreign Affairs Council at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 22, 2021. Credit: State Department. Photo by Ron Przysucha/Public Domain.

Blinken, Lapid discuss US-Israel ties, efforts to expand normalization agreements

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with his new Israeli counterpart Foreign Minister Yair Lapid on Thursday, discussing a range of issues from the U.S.-Israel relationship, Iran and a push for more normalization...