It is customary during the annual Hajj pilgrimage that Muslim devouts throw pebbles at three walls (formerly pillars), called jamarāt, in the city of Mina just east of Mecca. One of a series of ritual acts that must be performed in the Hajj, it is a symbolic re-enactment of Abraham’s hajj, where he stoned three […]
About Andrew Joyce, Ph.D.
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Andrew Joyce, Ph.D. contributed a whooping 265 entries.
Entries by Andrew Joyce, Ph.D.
“The anti-Semitic movement is essentially a reaction against the abnormal growth in Jewish power, and the new strength of anti-Semitism is largely due to the Jews themselves.” Hillaire Belloc, The Jews (1922) Just over a week ago, Hillary Clinton gave a speech attacking Donald Trump’s alleged associations with the Alt Right. In that boring and […]
‘The weight of the Jews’ exploitation is great and their harmfulness unlimited. … If we find it possible to preach revolution, and only revolution against the nobles, how can we defend the Jews?’ Ukrainian Communist Revolutionary, 1876. In the months immediately before his coronation in 1189, Richard the Lionheart became aware of rising anti-Jewish sentiment […]
“It’s a huge transformation for Europe to make. They are now going into a multicultural mode.” Barbara Spectre, 2010. “Migration and radical Islamism are changing Europe now.” Nick Cohen, 2015. Tunisian-born Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel was a 31-year-old delivery driver and father, and until a few days ago he was just another tiny cog in the multicultural […]
“Britain’s anti-EU ‘Leave’ campaign has helped create a public discourse of prejudice and fear, couched in a parochial nationalism, that Jews in Britain must challenge.” Dr. Ilan Zvi Baron, Durham University, England Although delighted by the advent of Brexit, I’ve forfeited participation in the celebrations and wistful speculations indulged in by many in our movement. […]
“The blindness of the masses, their readiness to surrender to that resounding but empty eloquence that fills the public squares, make them an easy prey. … We will have no difficulty in finding as much eloquence among our people for the expression of false sentiments as Christians find in their sincerity and enthusiasm.” ‘The Rabbi’s […]
Ruin’s wheel has driven o’er us, Not a hope that dare attend, The wide world is all before us— But a world without a friend. Robert Burns, “Strathallan’s Lament,” 1787. Of all the great sorrows that may attend a dispossession or defeat, perhaps the greatest is that it should go […]