Jewish Journal

  • Jewish Book Week in London

    Pavel Pustelik /Cardiff

    February 24, 2012 | 3:55 am

    For a week, London is becoming more Jewish than it usually is. You can spot groups of people talking in Hebrew and crowds are heading to the King’s Place in London. The Jewish Book Week is in full blossom!King’s Cross station has became a landmark of London after the tremendous... read on

  • Jewish Winter Olympics in Slovakia-

    Ian Shulman

    February 23, 2012 | 9:22 am

    “So you are going to Slovakia to make a report about Jewish Winter Olympics in the mountains? Well, a kind of strange excuse for a winter vacation, Ian.”

    Indeed, why did I go at all? I never liked sports, I’m not any kind of sport reporter at all, I don’t really get... read on

  • On the day after, not much can be done- if Iran will….

    Veronique Brüggemann

    February 22, 2012 | 12:50 pm

    According to the latest Gallup poll, Americans perceive Iran as the United States greatest enemy, 25 percent listed Iran before others. It also found that Republicans are more likely to support this view than Democrats.
    Yet, while very few Americans would wish for a nuclear Iran, it... read on

  • Iran-  voice of a citizen from Israel

    Dana Hadadi Israel

    February 20, 2012 | 6:38 am

    Why protesting won’t work?
    Besieged by international sanctions over the Iranian nuclear program, including a planned embargo by Europe Iran warned its 6 largest European buyers to act first- cutting them of Iranian oil. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that the era of bulling Iran... read on

  • More then a double trouble- Komarno community in Slovakia

    Ian Shulman/ Austria

    February 15, 2012 | 8:04 am

    I was aware from the very beginning that my first stop in Slovakia is not going to amaze me by its architectural or landscape beauty. However, I knew beforehand that it is going to be something special due to certain fascinating geographical, national and linguistic reasons. If only... read on

  • Iran: personal problem? (Voice from Vienna)

    Ian Shulman/ Austria

    February 13, 2012 | 8:42 am

    Iran nuclear threat seems to receive an obvious response by all groups of people worldwide. The war is very probable, and while Americans see it clearly due to being a part of the conflict, Europeans may stay a bit aside but still realize the riskiness of the situation. But those who... read on

  • Iran does not hit the headlines

    Pavel Pustelnik- Cardiff

    February 12, 2012 | 7:42 pm

    In the United Kingdom the news from Iran have been present in media but their importance has been blurred by the growing tensions in relation to Falklands. Once again Argentina seems to be in a mood for war. The Brits are still proud of Margaret Thatcher who won the previous war and... read on

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Jews visiting Central & Eastern Europe frequently come with stereotypes and prejudices about the region.  In particular, group heritage and education tours for young Jews...

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