Here are the Blogs in the Norman Berdichevsky
Saturday, 5 March 2016
Sharona Swatz writes in The Blaze:
The McGraw-Hill Education book publisher said Wednesday that it would temporarily stop selling one of its college world politics textbooks so that it could review a previously discredited series of maps about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that was included in ...Read More...
Posted on 03/05/2016 5:18 AM by Norman Berdichevsky
Saturday, 5 March 2016
Josh Jackman writes in the Jewish Chronicle:
Israel's highest-ranking Muslim soldier has described how he endeavours to make his service a source of pride to his father, despite many treating him as a traitor. Growing up in the village of Reineh in the Galilee - where many believe he has betrayed ...Read More...
Posted on 03/05/2016 5:11 AM by Norman Berdichevsky
Friday, 26 February 2016
Ricardo Sáenz, the prosecutor at the Buenos Aires Criminal Appeals Court, on Thursday insisted that the probe into the mysterious death last January of Alberto Nisman, the chief investigator of the 1994 car bombing of the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina (AMIA) in Buenos Aires, ...Read More...
Posted on 02/26/2016 8:41 AM by Norman Berdichevsky
Saturday, 26 December 2015
Responding to Karen Armstrong’s remarks in Vogue magazine that many comments by conservatives about Muslims are “the sort of talk that led to concentration camps in Europe. The sorts of things that people were saying about Jews in the 30s and 40s; a view echoed by the idiot mayor of New York, Di Blasio, ...Read More...
Posted on 12/26/2015 8:02 AM by Norman Berdichevsky
Wednesday, 23 December 2015
The Sweden of rational enlightenment, tolerance, high educational standards, and progressive views on most social issues has fallen since into the trash bin of “political correctness.” The country has distanced itself not only from the sentiments of Scandinavian tolerance, Western civilization, Judeo-Christian ...Read More...
Posted on 12/23/2015 10:36 AM by Norman Berdichevsky
Saturday, 21 November 2015
On November 1st, David Frum (A speechwriter who is Jewish and worked for President George W. Bush), wrote to the editors of Commentary Magazine….
The story of the gallant people of Denmark saving their Jewish fellow citizens from the Nazis is one of the 20th century’s most heart-warming. It also ...Read More...
Posted on 11/21/2015 4:38 PM by Norman Berdichevsky
Thursday, 1 October 2015
By: Rabbi Philip Lefkowitz
US Citizenship and Immigration Services recently announced a change in the loyalty oath for future citizens in respect to the Muslim belief that one may never bear arms against the ummah, the Muslim world. This fact has largely been ignored by the media
“USCIS Clarifies ...Read More...
Posted on 10/01/2015 2:57 PM by Norman Berdichevsky
Sunday, 23 August 2015
A majority of Palestinians living in Jerusalem would welcome Israeli citizenship, according to a recent poll conducted by a Palestinian research institute. Over half of the 504 respondents, 52 percent, said they would prefer “Israeli citizenship with equal rights,” while only 42 percent said they would ...Read More...
Posted on 08/23/2015 5:47 AM by Norman Berdichevsky
Monday, 23 February 2015
A tough choice from Defend the Modern World:
Here's an interesting fact you might not be aware of: The Islamic Republic of Pakistan is the only foreign country North Koreans are allowed to study in during their period of higher education.
No other nation's universities are open to the citizens ...Read More...
Posted on 02/23/2015 12:46 PM by Norman Berdichevsky
Sunday, 15 February 2015
From my book, An Introduction to Danish Culture. Norrebro was where the assassin was killed by Danish police.
A few days after my visit to Faaborg, I was strolling through contemporary Copenhagen in the bustling Nørrebro neighborhood. I could see how a major traffic thoroughfare reserved for bus ...Read More...
Posted on 02/15/2015 6:55 AM by Norman Berdichevsky
Saturday, 17 January 2015
Today is the 70th anniversary of the “disappearance” of Raoul Wallenberg when Soviet troops arrested him in Budapest (see forthcoming February issue of NER).
Posted on 01/17/2015 12:24 PM by Norman Berdichevsky
Saturday, 10 January 2015
More than a decade ago, the word came down from on high that journalists should stop referring referring to black people in the United States as “black” and start calling them “African-American.” Never mind that originally Blacks objected to the term and much preferred the use of "colored" as in the ...Read More...
Posted on 01/10/2015 1:04 PM by Norman Berdichevsky
Monday, 5 January 2015
The Times of Israel:
An increasing number of Israelis, both Jewish and Arab, have pride in their Israeli identity, according to an annual study on democracy (Israeli Democracy Institute Index 2014) in Israel released Sunday.
The Israel Democracy Institute said that 86 percent of Jewish citizens ...Read More...
Posted on 01/05/2015 12:38 PM by Norman Berdichevsky
Thursday, 1 January 2015
HarperCollins is pulling its Middle East Atlas from sale in all territories, and has apologized for leaving Israel off the map, while distinctly leaving an enlarged Jordan and including Gaza.
The company said that all remaining HarperCollins Atlas’s not yet sold will be pulped.
HarperCollins initially ...Read More...
Posted on 01/01/2015 9:26 AM by Norman Berdichevsky
Saturday, 29 November 2014
Philologos writes in The Forward:
A newly published book, Norman Berdichevsky’s “Modern Hebrew: The Past and Future of a Revitalized Language,” is an excellent survey of its subject. In just 200 pages, Berdichevsky manages to touch succinctly but informatively on nearly every aspect of Zionism’s ...Read More...
Posted on 11/29/2014 4:46 PM by Norman Berdichevsky
Tuesday, 28 October 2014
Posted on 10/28/2014 12:27 PM by Norman Berdichevsky
Sunday, 27 July 2014
[Colonel Richard] Kemp testified before the United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict in 2009, denying allegations that Israel engaged in war crimes and crimes against humanity during the Gaza War in December 2008 to January 2009. Kemp based his assessment on publicly available ...Read More...
Posted on 07/27/2014 2:15 PM by Norman Berdichevsky
Friday, 25 July 2014
An Israeli news station has reported this morning on a poll conducted by Professor Sammy Smooha of Haifa University showing that the acceptance of Israel by Israeli Arabs increased markedly between 2012 and 2013.
Channel 10/Nana reported (Hebrew) that the poll’s surprising results ...Read More...
Posted on 07/25/2014 2:00 PM by Norman Berdichevsky
Friday, 11 April 2014
I left a five minute message yesterday on the office telephone of President Lawrence of Brandeis University explaining why his decision to rescind the proposal to award Aayan Hirsi Ali an honorary degree was “A small step for Brandeis but a giant step for dhimmitude” (a dhimmi is a non-Muslim ...Read More...
Posted on 04/11/2014 12:00 AM by Norman Berdichevsky
Saturday, 8 March 2014
Rabbi Rosen’s “Who’s Afraid of Putin” (Iconoclast. March 7) and Professor Stephen Cohen “Distorting Russia” (Iconoclast March 9) are both valuable contributions to forging a more restrained, nuanced and intelligent view of the Crimean crisis. The American ...Read More...
Posted on 03/08/2014 12:00 AM by Norman Berdichevsky
Wednesday, 10 July 2013
On July 2, in a journalistic scoop, Israeli reporter Guy Zohar from the newspaper Ma’ariv interviewed Egyptian woman journalist and political activist Heba Abu Seif. She gave Israeli television viewers a direct on the spot report from Tahrir Square of the impending deposition of Morsi by the army ...Read More...
Posted on 07/10/2013 12:00 AM by Norman Berdichevsky
Saturday, 20 April 2013
Once again, Americans only twelve years beyond 09/11/01 ask the same meaningless questions posed over and over by the media and a large part of our government apparatus that proclaims Islam as a peaceful religion, a symptom of our continued American blind innocence and outright denial. Instead ...Read More...
Posted on 04/20/2013 5:27 PM by Norman Berdichevsky
Tuesday, 16 April 2013
Israel has become one of the most vibrant and optimistic countries in the world where Jewish life (however that is defined from across the spectrum of politics and religion) blossoms as it has nowhere else, in spite of rough edges and unresolved problems. It succeeded due to the devotion, enthusiasm ...Read More...
Posted on 04/16/2013 6:13 AM by Norman Berdichevsky
Saturday, 9 February 2013
The large mass circulation Danish daily newspapers, notably Politiken, after congratulating Lars Hedegaard on his narrow escape went on to criticize him as a rabid extremist never pausing for a moment to discuss why a lower court could find him guilty while Denmark’s supreme court ...Read More...
Posted on 02/09/2013 12:27 PM by Norman Berdichevsky
Wednesday, 6 February 2013
My good friend and comrade Lars Hedegaard of the Danish Free Press Society foiled an assassination attempt on his life by at least one assailant dressed as a Danish postman delivering a parcel at 11 AM yesterday morning in Copenhagen. The would be assassin drew a pistol as soon as Lars opened the door ...Read More...
Posted on 02/06/2013 3:29 PM by Norman Berdichevsky