Friday, 20 May, 2022

Topic: Jews

Israel furious at Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov for calling Hitler a Jew

Israeli foreign Minister said this was an ‘unforgivable and scandalous comment, a terrible historical error and we expect an apology’.

Qatar is cleaning up its school textbooks. Less anti-Semitic, jihad no longer ‘peak’ of Islam

Israeli institute IMPACT-se report shows a positive trend as Qatar’s govt-published textbooks drop passages blaming Jews for murdering prophets but praise for jihad remain.

Last living Jew in Afghanistan leaves country after Taliban takeover

Zebulon Simentov, 62, fears he might be kidnapped or killed by the Islamic State. Simentov and 29 of his neighbours have been taken to a 'neighbouring country'.

More Dead Sea Scrolls, second oldest Hebrew Bible manuscript, found after 60 years

The Dead Sea Scrolls, first discovered in the Judean desert in 1940s, were likely hidden by Jews during a revolt against Roman Empire in 1st century CE.

Not fatwa brigade or Islamophobes, scientists and Muslim leaders must set vaccine facts right

Many Islamic groups have spoken up for the vaccines, and Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca have cleared suspicions of pork gelatine usage.

Marking Covid-19 patients should not leave a social mark in India

The act of marking carries historical baggage. If India wants to mark those infected with coronavirus, it must think of sensible ways that don’t outlive the crisis.

Subramanian Swamy: Zionist Israel & Hindu India must come together against Islamic extremists

In a recent speech, Subramanian Swamy said there is a clash of civilisations internationally, and Zion and Hindutva state of India must come together.

In Jerusalem, I saw a reflection of Ayodhya

Zionism has numerous symbolic parallels with Hindutva as espoused by Savarkar.

Brahmins of Twitter are feeling like Jews under Nazi Germany, thanks to Jack Dorsey

Author Advaita Kala’s opinion — that ‘constant hitting out against Brahmins’ was akin to ‘what Nazis did to Jews’ — found echoes in Congress & across Twitter.

Modi wants NRIs to work like the Jewish or Chinese lobby

For the BJP, the diaspora is a resource to be used to strength Brand India. By contrast, the Congress limits itself to assuring their protection of ‘exploitation’.

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.