Anti Islam bigotry

crrns_control April 2, 2019

Yesterday, Ukraine held the first round of its presidential election; once the results are finalized, the two candidates with the most votes will then compete in a runoff election. The apparent frontrunner is Jewish, while his opponent in the next election, the incumbent Petro Poroshenko, prides himself on good relations with Israel and with Ukraine’s […]

crrns_control March 27, 2019

The second wealthiest family in Germany, the Reimann family, owns Einstein Bros. Bagels. They also have controlling stakes in pretty much anywhere you’d meet your bubbe for a meal, like Krispy Kreme Donuts, Panera Bread, Pret a Manger, Peet’s Coffee, and more. Just why are we writing about the Reimanns, who are worth roughly $37 […]

crrns_control March 27, 2019

A representative body of Scottish Jewish communities has warned of concerning levels of antisemitism faced by Jewish students and teachers at Scottish universities. In a submission to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), which is investigating racial harassment at publicly-funded universities and colleges, the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities (SCoJec) recounted the case of […]

crrns_control March 27, 2019

What happens to the weakest amongst us? Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks wrote:”non-Jews respect Jews who respect Judaism. They are embarrassed by Jews who are embarrassed by Judaism. Never be ambivalent about who and what you are.” I have spent years trying to understand why Jews join forces with those who call for our death; who […]

crrns_control March 27, 2019

Hamas continues to use force to quell a popular uprising in Gaza as protests against the group’s governance enter a third week. Protesters are beaten and hundreds of people – including journalists – have been detained. You wouldn’t know that by the reaction from Islamist groups in the United States and Europe. Not one has […]