Politics

Must Watch Speech by David Norris, Member of Seanad √Čireann (Irish Senate), on Israel’s Attack on Gaza

David Norris, a member of Seanad Eireann (the Irish Senate), gave a powerful speech in which he condemns Israel’s latest attack on Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. I had the pleasure of meeting Senator Norris in 2011 when he chaired the launch of the Trinity College Journal of Postgraduate Studies, which I had edited. His…… Continue reading Must Watch Speech by David Norris, Member of Seanad √Čireann (Irish Senate), on Israel’s Attack on Gaza

Commentary

Commentary: France boosts synagogue security while the U.S. ignores mosque security

The BBC writes: The French president has promised the Jewish community a major increase in security after police shot dead a man suspected of targeting a kosher shop. Francois Hollande said there would be ‘total mobilisation of the state to fight all terrorist threats’. What Hollande is doing for the French Jewish community – providing…… Continue reading Commentary: France boosts synagogue security while the U.S. ignores mosque security

Politics

Politics: Politics of ‘Anti-Semitic’

About five minutes ago, I had a link ready for posting on my Facebook profile. The link had to do with Eilat, Israel’s (mis)treatment of the children of African migrants. In a nut shell, the rulers of Eilat want these children to be placed in separate schools and away from the ‘real’ and more ‘authentic’…… Continue reading Politics: Politics of ‘Anti-Semitic’