“We’re arrived in Kiev to tell Ukraine ‘You’re not alone! The West supports Ukraine in its fight for independence and a better future,’ stated Leon Wieseltier, editor of the influential American magazine New Republic. His words may be seen as the main theme of the international forum of Ukraine, “Thinking Together,” which was held from May 15-19th in Ukraine’s capital.
When (former) LA Clippers basketball team owner, Donald Sterling told his (former) girlfriend, V. Stiviano, who happens to be half Latino, half black, that Israel treats blacks “like slaves,” that…
EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said today that she supports the Palestinian unity government. She went on to make the claim that the peace process (which is actively dead) should continue. Catherine also reiterated her support for a two-state “solution.”
On Friday, April 25th, a rally to support Ukraine against Russian aggression was held at the Russian Federation consulate on Ha’yarkon 120 in Tel-Aviv. More than 100 individuals—mostly youngsters came out in support of Ukraine. They were called upon to do so at the bequest of the Facebook group Israel Supports Ukraine.
Love vs. Hate Kansas has been back in the news, but this time it is not famous for its tornados, red shoes or dogs named Toto. Whatever fantasy the Wizard…
On the morning of April 8th, dozens of spray painted graffiti signs of “Death to the Kikes” were discovered in Odessa. Someone spray painted the anti-Semitic graffiti on historical buildings, Jewish homes, and government offices.
Avigdor Lieberman: “Russian-speaking American Jews Must Occupy Key Roles in International Jewish Organizations
Foreign Minister and head of the Yisrael Beitenu party Avigdor Lieberman addressed members of New York’s Russian Jewish community on Sunday.
Jewish Home MK Moti Yogev mirrored what Jonathan Pollard has said throughout the latter’s imprisonment. Yogev questioned the “deteriorating values” of the Americans
So here we are again, hosting yet another Haveil Havelim. We find ourselves bowing to American pressure to release murderers with Jewish blood on their hands, unable to do much about the continuous abuse of Jewish rights on the Temple Mt., desperately pleading with the American president
To this day,all the rumors regarding the so-called “Ukrainian fascism,” crowds of anti-Semites and destroyed synagogues, and evil “Nazis who’ve assumed power” remain the fruits of the sick imagination of the Russian media operates.
For the first time in Ukraine: Israeli security specialists carry out self-defense training for Kiev Jews
A unique self-defense training course focusing on reacting to anti-Semitic acts was held at the Central Synagogue in Kiev at the initiative of the World Forum of Russian speaking Jewry.
When it comes to most political issues facing Israel, I’m a staunch opponent of the ultra-Orthodox parties. But when common sense, there’s little anyone can say against their pleas against the proposed Draft Law. The proposed law is not about the Charedim giving back to Israeli society. It’s about Yair Lapid’s and the Left’s complete lack of understanding of Jewish values and the Charedi way of life.
A delegation of journalists from the leading media outlets in Europe completed their journey in Israel today. They had an opportunity to see the truth about life in Israel, including Judea and Samaria. For the first time, the World Forum of Russian-speaking Jewry, an international Jewish non-governmental organization, became one of the sponsors of this type of program.
Over the last few days, the Ukrainian embassy in Israel and the Maidan office have succeeded in getting the Israeli government’s woundedpermission to accept 12 critically wounded protestors to be treated in Israel.
As an Israeli Jew, it hurts me to think that there are people out there who want to “boycott” my country. It hurts because I know that my country treats all its citizens; be they Jews or Arabs, Muslims or Christians, heterosexuals, or gays as equals.
You may have heard that the Knesset will be debating the issue of Jewish sovereignty on the Temple Mount this Tuesday. I’ll be going. I don’t really like the term “Jewish Sovereignty” because it’s an Orwellian term. It really means that the agents of the State of Israel will control what goes on at the Temple Mount, instead of what the situation is now, which is that the Jordanian state decides it.
The day that the protesters on Maidan were waiting for has taken place in Ukraine. On Saturday, February 22nd, the Verkhovna Rada decided that the president left his post and scheduled new elections for May 25th. Yanukovych called this a coup. Yulia Tymoshenko was freed and arrived in Kiev.
Frank Melloul has done the impossible. He has managed to launch an international 24-hour news station, broadcasting in three languages – Arabic, English, and French – and all within a few weeks of his immigration to Israel! This incredible feat has been achieved at lightening speed, when Israel’s supporters, both inside and outside the country, have been clamoring for years for just such a broadcasting operation.
Here’s a Zionist song I recorded some time ago. In it, I describe my feelings about the rift between the Left and the Right in Israel. Enjoy!
The head of Yisrael Beitenu, FM Avigdor Liberamn harshly criticized “AKUM” for capitulating to the Left and canceling its prize for lifetime achievement to Ariel Zilber, known for his right wing views. The Foreign Minister referred to this as a capitulation before the bolshevism of agencies with far left ideology.
And now, for the moment y’all were so eagerly anticipating…this week’s Havel Haveilim posts (none of which consequently, covered Macabbi–or the wonderful world of b-ball):
A religious Jew, who takes part in religious services on Brodsky St. was the central figure of the storming of “Ukraine House” on Europe Square in Kiev. Along with radical Ukrainian nationalists from the “Right Section” he stormed this key complex, and then led negotiations to allow 200 policemen to withdraw from the building.
God: “And remember, Moshe, to keep kosher, never cook a kid goat in its mother’s milk. It is cruel.” Moshe: “God, so are you saying we should never eat milk and meat…
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If Israelis and Palestinians are unable even to talk about peace, what would happen if and when Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas signs a peace deal with Israel? Might he, too, find himself being escorted out of Ramallah under police protection for daring to talk peace with Israel?