Category Archives: Greece

What Greece needs are cadres of Jewish tax farmers

They have a problem collecting taxes, and this is something that historically Torah Yidden have been good at. That, and collecting the rent. Of course, Jews would then quickly out-compete and take over most of Greece’s middle-class positions and become … Continue reading

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The Grexit

What is the Jewish position on the Grexit? Greece remaining in the eurozone? We can tell the Greeks to get stuffed, right?

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Yisroel Pensack: 40 Die in Chanukah Forest Fire in Israel in Country’s ‘Biggest and Deadliest’ Blaze

The New York Times reports: JERUSALEM — A fire raging in a northern Israel forest on Thursday has left at least 40 people dead, caused the evacuation of thousands of people, burned some kibbutz houses to the ground and prompted … Continue reading

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AJU Professor Yitzchak Kerem Interview Part II

Part One Luke: "How does your activism fit with your scholarship?" Yitzchak: "It complements each other. I try to be objective. I’m critical of Sephardic organizational life. I received a lot of resistance when I tried to organize a Sephardic … Continue reading

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American Jewish University Professor Yitzchak Kerem Says The Sephardim Were Discriminated Against With Holocaust Reparations

Part Two I met Dr. Yitzchak Kerem at LimmudLA a few weeks ago. "Yitzchak Kerem is an historian on Sephardic Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has been the editor of Sefarad, the Sephardic newsletter, since 1991. He … Continue reading

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