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.

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.

A screen shows a CCTV state media broadcast of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Wuhan at a sh
Chinese businessman missing after criticizing Xi's handling of coronavirus

Ren Zhiqiang, a member of China's ruling Communist Party, has not been heard from since March 12, friends say.

A man wears a mask as he walks past a mural showing a modified image of the Chinese Communist Party
Hebrew-speaking Chinese reporter sways Israeli ‘hearts and minds’

In an opinion piece on the Begin Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, an Israeli academic warns that Israelis respond a little too well to Hebrew speaking Chinese media stars.

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.

MEMBERS OF the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee.
The Holocaust in the Soviet Union in Real Time

‘Pravda,’ the Communist Party’s main newspaper, wrote about the estimated six million Jews murdered in December 1944 – before ‘The New York Times’ acknowledged this number.

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

Mike Pompeo says U.S. must confront China's Communist Party

Pompeo said the United States had long cherished its friendship with the Chinese people, adding the Communist government was not the same thing as the people of China.

For the love of justice

In For the Love of Justice, my father incisively comments on many of these tumultuous events, bringing to them the personal experiences and emotions of one who lived through most of them.

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