Thursday, October 18, 2018

Author: Jeremy Gillick

Watch out for Wolpo

16:57 25 June in Latest, Politics
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By Jeremy Gillick The right wing group SOS Israel, led by Rabbi Sholom Dov Wolpo, leader of Chabad's messianic wing in Israel, has published the first in a series of English-language newsletters that includes a vaguely threatening message to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and accuses him...

Iran's Velvet Revolution?

13:48 10 June in Latest, Politics
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By Jeremy Gillick What will change if Mirhossein Mousavi, a former Iranian Prime Minister, a "moderate," and the primary challenger to reigning Iranian president and rabble-rouser Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, wins this Friday's much-hyped Iranian election? Will Iran abandon it's nuclear program or change its position vis-a-vis Israel...

Jewish Fanaticism

12:47 05 June in Latest, Politics
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By Jeremy Gillick In the wake of the Manis Friedman controversy, some suggested that Moment should have censored itself in order to protect the Jewish community's image. Abe Foxman, for example, the controversial director of the Anti-Defamation League, told the Forward that, while he was "not...