Jewish Journal

  • My German Passport and the Funneling Decision

    By Ariel Blumenthal

    July 19, 2013 | 1:32 pm

    When I got my German passport, based on my grandparents’ credentials, it was clearly stated by the Germans that the next generation will not be eligible for a citizenship. The buck, or the Mark, stops with me. But 10 years later, while renewing my passport, the consular clerk urged... read on

  • Inevitability, Mr. Anderson?

    By Ariel Blumenthal

    July 4, 2013 | 8:45 pm

    No writer in Hollywood could have gotten it better. Revolution in Egypt: a season finale shocker.

    For decades it was common knowledge that Hosni Mobarak is sitting on a barrel of Islamist explosive, that only his firm hand is keeping the Muslim Brotherhood from taking over the... read on