Tag Archives: Germany

These days in Jewish history

Every once in a while, I get to do the fun job of writing my newspaper’s This Day in Jewish History column because the regular writer goes on holiday. So far this month, I have written two: One about Ephraim Kishon … Continue reading

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Revenge of the women-hating old men (part infinity)

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water, they rear their ugly heads. No one is protected. No one can hide. That’s right – formerly misogynistic young men have morphed into misogynistic old men, and as … Continue reading

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The Palestine Post’s Kristallnacht editorial

As a follow up to my last post on Mandate Palestine press coverage of Kristallnacht in Nazi Germany in November 1938,  here is the 11th November editorial of the Jerusalem-based daily The Palestine Post. I think it speaks for itself:

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Given that today is the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day in Israel, it seemed only appropriate to  trawl through the 1938 Mandate Palestine press for news of developments in Nazi Germany. 1938, five years into the Third Reich, is referred … Continue reading

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