Cantors Convention between Palms with Psalms

This 71st Convention of the Cantors Assembly where I am sharing with more than 190 of my American colleagues of the organisation that groups the Conservative/ Masorti Cantors which between others is here to support all our efforts in the benefit of our profession. A strong and respected organisation that shows what we can and…

A thought on the controversy of how to go to the beach

I was very surprised by the statement a mayor in France made in that topless women is more French than the muslim burkini attire. I just came back from my holidays and it is exactly this that I saw. I could not understand how muslim men and women go to beaches were others sunbath topless? And…

The white robe

You might wonder in a blog that focuses on attitudes and behaviour against Israel and Judaism, why I am not writing on the U.K. Labour party’s anti-Semitism scandal instead of the use of the white robe, but you will, at the end understand, besides, you can read all of UK politics in the media, or…

Westminster Abbey Marks Auschwitz 70th Anniversary

A Service of Solemn Commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz was held at Westminster Abbey on Sunday 1st February 2015. The Service was conducted by the Dean of Westminster, the Very Reverend Dr John Hall, who said in his Bidding: ‘We gather in this holy place of faith at the heart…

The question of the Palestine debate

Delivered to the UN General Assembly at around 4:00 PM, Nov 24, 2014 by Ambassador Ron Prosor Mr. President, I stand before the world as a proud representative of the State of Israel and the Jewish people. I stand tall before you knowing that truth and morality are on my side. And yet, I stand…

A Rabbi, please

For the last three years the Great Synagogue has been looking for a Rabbi to succeed retired Rabbi Emeritus Morton Narrowe and Rabbi Emeritus Phil Spectre. We had for a short time between 2005 and 2007 Rabbi Dov Vogel, but since then, we have been without a Rabbi, although R. Narrowe jumped in 25% until Nov. 09, we…

Jihad in the south of Sweden’s Malmö, legitimized by its Mayor

Ilmar Reepalu, the Social Democratic mayor of Malmö  who last year tried to stop Jews playing  in his city,  the third biggest city of Sweden, half of the population muslims, most of them living  in a neighbourhood were even ambulances and firemen have to be escorted by police. Inflates the hate against Jews, making the following statements last week: Zionism – The Jewish national movement…