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Daily Archives: October 5, 2021

The Causes And Effects Of Acting Foolish

There are many different ways that the word foolish is used in everyday speech.  But all of them seem to have in common the underlying meaning of not taking into account the potentially negative...

Mother-Daughter Conflict Plays Out in ‘The Garden’

Novelist and historian, Leo Tolstoy once said, “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” This is born out in La Jolla Playhouse’s current production, The Garden. This two-woman...

10 years after Iconic Dead Sea Project, International Artist Spencer Tunick Returns to Israel...

www.TheDeadSeaMuseum.com is excited to announce the public opening of a virtual exhibition on October 17 with internationally renowned artist Spencer Tunick that, for the first time, showcases his full range of artworks from the Dead...
Israel Defense Forces from Israel, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

What’s behind the obsession with US aid to Israel?

While Vice President Kamala Harris has been conspicuously absent from her alleged role in securing the nation’s border, she did find time recently for an impromptu visit with students at George Mason University in...
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas (left) with Israeli Health Minister and Meretz head Nitzan Horowitz at the Muqata in Ramallah, Oct. 3, 2021. Source: Twitter.

Meretz’s pilgrimage to Ramallah

If anything illustrates the farcical nature of the current makeup of the government in Jerusalem, it’s the parley in Ramallah on Sunday evening between Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas and a delegation of Israel’s Meretz Party,...
Hamas members attend a rally in Beit Lahiya on May 30, 2021. Photo by Atia Mohammed/Flash90.

Hamas-sponsored conference examines ‘post-liberation’ Israel

On Sept. 30, 2021, senior officials from Hamas and other Palestinian factions attended a Hamas-funded conference discussing the administration of “Palestine” after its “liberation” from Israel. The conference, titled “Promise of the Hereafter — Post-Liberation...
Israeli Ambassador to the U.N. Gilad Erdan, in his first address to the Security Council, Oct. 26, 2020. Source: Facebook/Gilad Erdan.

UN bars Israel’s ambassador from displaying pro-Hitler posts by UNRWA teacher

Israel’s ambassador to the United States and the United Nations was barred on Monday from bringing a photo into the General Assembly highlighting the anti-Semitic views of a school teacher in the Gaza Strip. Erdan...
Israeli President Isaac Herzog is greeted by an honor guard upon his arrival in Ukraine, Oct. 5, 2021. Photo by Haim Zach/GPO.

Israeli president arrives in Ukraine for first state visit

Israeli President Isaac Herzog arrived in Ukraine on Tuesday to participate in an official international ceremony marking the anniversary of the Babi Yar Massacre. It will be his first state visit as president. “The Jewish People have...
A young Israeli receives a booster shot of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, Sept. 20, 2021. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

US to examine Israeli data on booster-shot side effects in young people

U.S. chief medical adviser Dr. Antony Fauci has said that the United States will be looking at Israeli data on COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to clarify the level of risk involved in administering them...
Eileen Filler-Corn. Source: Twitter.

Federal prosecutors seek terror label for neo-Nazis who eyed Jewish lawmaker

Federal prosecutors in the state of Maryland are recommending that two neo-Nazi group members be sentenced as domestic terrorists for plotting violent attacks and talking about assassinating a Jewish Virginia lawmaker. Patrik Jordan Mathews, a...