Category Archives: Jewish faith and tradition

Was the Brexit Vote “Good for the Jews”?

by James M. Wall A Jewish mother hears her family cheering. She cries out, “what happened?” One of the men gathered around the radio, shouts back, “Mel Ott just hit a home run!” She responds, “Is it good for the Jews”? That … Continue reading

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Duma Murders Expose Israel’s “Mindless Violence”

By James M. Wall Duma is a Palestinian town 25 kilometers southeast of Nablus in Northern Palestine. It is an old town, surrounded by olive trees (above). Pottery sherds from the Hellenistic and Roman eras have been found. Southwest of the village is … Continue reading Continue reading

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Israel’s Colonial Creep Has Echoes in Texas

By James M. Wall Israeli riot police are shown above “maintaining peace” at Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque compound. This picture was taken on March 8, 2013, during “clashes” between Palestinian defenders and Jews who claim they only want to pray on land … Continue reading

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