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Greece's Jewish Community - Over 2,000 Years Old: Down Memory Lane on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 08.31.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Jewry for over two millennia, or the ancient community of Rhodes, nor such famous members as Colonel Mordechai Frizis, the officer who fought valiantly against the Italian invasion in 1940, that recall how widespread Greece's Jewish community was before the German Holocaust.

Collateral Damage: Jewish Fratricide And The Demonizing Of Córdoba

David Shasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Shasha

For many centuries, Córdoba was a marker of Jewish creativity and cosmopolitanism afforded by Islam in contrast to the prison that was Christian Europe. "Arab Derangement Syndrome" sees things in quite the opposite way.

What Israel Means to Me

David Shasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Shasha

What Israel means to me at the moment is the fact of Jews persecuting other Jews for speaking out and affirming the traditions of the past, of being "Old Jews" rather than "New Jews."

Israeli Sephardim as Tea Partiers

David Shasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Shasha

Though it is sad to see the cultural degeneration of the Israeli Sephardim, it is nonetheless true that the community now represents a viciously reactionary element in the Israeli political system.