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Jewlia Eisenberg, musical intellectual and Jewish radical, dies at 50

Her music often explored Jewish themes and aesthetics within a self-invented genre she dubbed nerdy-sexy-commie-girly music.

By ASAF SHALEV/JTA
16/03/2021
BUSTS OF SOVIET leaders Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin are on display in Muzeon Park of Arts in Mo

Why did Stalin vote for a Jewish state?

The Soviet UN vote helped Israel for a moment in time. That was all.

22/11/2020

The rise of totalitarianism in America

The difference between democracy and dictatorship dawned on me in eleventh grade.

The 30th anniversary of the outbreak of the Gulf War: A Cuban perspective

At the end of July, we were on a family vacation in Havana. We had flown from Mexico with a boisterous group of young Danish Communists on their way to cut sugar cane in the Marxist paradise.

Trump administration weighs travel ban on Chinese Communist Party members

Such a ban, if implemented, could hit the ruling Communist Party from the highest levels down to its rank-and-file and would be certain to draw retaliation against Americans who travel to China.

By REUTERS
16/07/2020

Ceremony in Jerusalem commemorates communism amid anniversary of WWII end

The event was held according to Heath Ministry protocol, in contrast to previous years in which members of the Communist Party, the Joint List and numerous army veterans attended the event.

09/05/2020

South African anti-apartheid activist Denis Goldberg dies at age 87

Despite recieving help from the Israeli government in the negotiated release of his 22-year imprisonment, Goldberg remained a vocal critic of Israel and avid supporter of the BDS movement.

30/04/2020
Chinese President Xi Jinping (front row, center) and fellow delegates raise their hands as they take

Chinese court sentences Early Rain Church pastor to nine years for subversion

Wang Yi, pastor of the Early Rain Covenant Church, was among dozens of the church's members and leaders detained by police in December 2018, most of whom were subsequently released.

By REUTERS
30/12/2019
German Chancellor Angela Merkel receives the ambassador of U.S. to Germany, Richard Grenell

U.S. envoy blasts German minister for comparing U.S. with communist China

The comparison is “an insult to the thousands of American troops who help ensure Germany’s security and to the millions of Americans committed to a strong Western alliance.”

Cold War

Anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall poses fresh challenges for German Jews

Although the fall of communism liberated Jewry, the striving for freedom continues

By LIAM HOARE/JTA
07/11/2019
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