Tag Archives: Jerusalem

Silence, devotion, Salafists, quietists, weaponry, bombings, books, writers and terrorists

Trouble-spots across the globe Bob Van Laerhoven seems to have survived life among the Doomed. The full-time Belgian/Flemish author debuted in 1977 as a short story writer, and in 1985 as a literary novelist. More than 30 novels followed, some … Continue reading

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Fitting the bill in the North and in the East

On Thursday Erdogan’s henchman, Turkey’s Prime Minister, has made a promise to his people that if they elect him next month that he soon would liberate Jerusalem. Ahmet Davutoglu was using words that are major hints for all students of … Continue reading

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Yad Vashem: Remembering the Past, Shaping the Future

As the Jewish people’s living memorial to the Holocaust, Yad Vashem wants to safeguard the memory of the past and imparts its meaning for future generations. Established in 1953, as the world centre for documentation, research, education and commemoration of … Continue reading

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Zionism comments and the place of Jerusalem in the world

The world today faces more global problems and might face more strife or dispute, noisy quarrel or contention. Today 7.9 million people live in Israel, 10 times the number at the country’s founding. Since early 2011, the winds unleashed by … Continue reading

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Zion, Flames, Terror, Signs and Games of Peace

How many times I did not run to and fro Tooting Bec tube station and Wandsworth, were I got to live after my nice but to expensive days in Chiswick, where the milkman thought he could charge those who were … Continue reading

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