Filtered By - Anti-Semitism

  • National Post A Kind and Noble Bigot: Analyzing 850 Years of English Anti-Semitism Tuesday April 20th, 2010
    In divorce, as in marriage, Prince Charles and Princess Diana acted according to their wildly opposite natures. For his divorce lawyer, Charles chose Fiona Shackleton, a prototypically establishment “old boy,” so to speak, with a long history of successful royal divorces to her credit. But Diana chose Anthony Julius, a prominent libel lawyer by vocation (by avocation a respec...
  • National Post The human cuckoos Wednesday March 31st, 2010
    The cuckoo is a disagreeable bird, distinguished by the monotony of its frequent calls -- hence its association with clocks -- and its parasitism: The slyly opportunistic cuckoo lays its eggs in other birds' nests; then the unwitting host raises the chicks as its own. Strangely, when applied to people, cuckoo means crazy. Hmm. Although unethical and irresponsible, the cuckoo bird is ...
  • National Post Canadian Leaders Standing Tall Against Israel Apartheid Week Thursday March 4th, 2010
    In the aftermath of what emerged, against early predictions, as a wildly successful Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, Canadians are basking in an uncharacteristically bullish glow of national pride. With a stunning fourteen gold medals to the USA’s nine, Canadians are relishing their moment in the sun. The road to this overflowing pot of Canadian gold was paved with a costly and t...
  • National Post From out of anti-Semitism's muck, scholarly gold Wednesday February 10th, 2010
    In their choice of divorce lawyers as in all else, royals Charles and Diana went their separate ways: Charles to experienced establishment divorce-law solicitor Fiona Shackleton, Diana to Anthony Julius, a trusted advisor, but a libel-law specialist. A Telegraph article praised Charles's sensible choice. But as for Diana's: "[Julius] is a Jewish intellectual and ... le...
  • National Post Anti-Israel Bias Infects Medical Journals Thursday February 4th, 2010
    As all doctors know, untreated gangrene in a single limb can spread quickly through the body and lead to death. The most effective way to halt the progress of gangrene is to cut off the corrupting limb, a necessary sacrifice for the greater good. As with bodies, so with scientific credibility. As Phyllis Chesler informed us in these pages on January 24, Lancet, once an impeccable sou...
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