[ Ed. note – Charles Bausman, publisher of the popular website Russia Today, has penned an article that I think truly merits reading by one and all. The article concerns the word “Jew,” and how its use has become a “taboo” for many writers–writers who are well-intentioned insofar as seeking to provide a valid political analysis of what’s wrong with the world today yet who fear being branded as “anti-Semites.”
You hear stories like this from time to time–atheists turning to God on their deathbeds.
A few day ago, I lost a dear friend, with whom I worked for supporting Palestine and the Palestinian cause.
We also had deep existential discussions about meaning of life, God, faith…etc.
Unfortunately, for many years, he joined the crowd who accused me of “antisemitism”, however about a year ago, he rethought his position and regretted what was done, came many times to visit me despite his very ill-health.
This is my tribute to Sam’s good memory, sharing with the world, our last encounter:
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[ Ed. note – Below is a compilation of articles that have been posted in the last 24 hours or so on the arrest of Ahed Tamimi along now with other members of her family.
[ Ed. note – Ahed Tamimi, the famous blonde-haired Palestinian girl who has been seen in so many videos she probably merits the status of “superstar,” has been arrested–apparently for slapping an Israeli soldier.
Hanan Ashrawi is a Palestinian Christian and a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council–and she has a few words to say to US Vice President Mike Pence:
[ Ed. note – The video above contains Russian Christmas music. I thought it very fitting to post given the news which appeared yesterday on the Russian Faith website–namely that the Russian Orthodox Church has vowed to help Christian communities in Syria rebuild. The war in Syria has in some respects been a war against Christianity.