Jewish World Round up


Greece’s Golden Dawn is a matter of great concern for European Jews. This political party is known for Holocaust denial, among other things. Holocaust denial is illegal in Germany and Poland, but not Greece.

Nikolaos Michaloliakos, leader of Golden Dawn (Chrysi Avgi), disavows any links to neo-Nazism, but put a further nail in his party’s image last week when he engaged in a spot of Holocaust denial. Ekathimerini reported Michaloliakos stated on Greek television “There were no ovens — it’s a lie. I believe it’s a lie. There were no gas chambers either.”

Maurice Sendak, who recently died at 83, may see from above his Jewish legacy live on in “Wild Things.”

Odessa still has vibrant Jewish life.

The Ultra-Orthodox rally and discuss how the Internet is dangerous.

For the attendees, many of whom said they came at the instructions of their rabbis, it was a chance to hear about a moral topic considered gravely important in their community: the potential problems that can stem from access to pornography and other explicit content on the uncensored, often incendiary Web.

As you might well know–I know an Orthodox Jew who has seen more than his fair share of these carnal dangers of the World Wide Web.

To round it all up, go to NYC to hear old Jews tell jokes.

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