Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Visual Anti-Semitism in the Middle East

The print media of the Middle East keeps churning out vicious anti-Semitic propaganda in cartoons and editorials. Here's a sampling from CFCA (Coordination Forum for Countering Antisemitism, dated October 7, 2011. Offensive? Peace seekers? Grossly anti-Semitic? We are not dealing with Western values here.

                             Al-Watan, September 22, 2011 (Qatar)
                          Al-Watan, September 30, 2011 (Qatar)
Tishrin, September 22, 2011 (Syria).
Written on the figure: "The Palestinian State".
Shalom from Paris. David Schneier

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Preparing for Sukkot in Paris

It's the evening before Sukkot begins in Paris, and in one of the Jewish areas of this city preparations are underway to celebrate this Feast in a biblical way. Here are some photos of vibrant Jewish life in Paris. Hag Samaiach! Shalom. David Schneier

 Tables line the streets with lulavs and etrogs for sale
       Bakery with a menorah and etrogs for sale
      Things for Sukkot for sale from a truck
    The best Parisian fellafel and schwarma
Jewish "shtoochkies" for sale
 Local Jewish family getting their things for Sukkot