What Happens on Tammuz 13

TAMMUZ 13 1523 First printed Sefer HaChinuch – still given as a Bar Mitzva gift. 1836 President James Madison dies 1941 Jew yellow badge required in Baltic States 1942 40,000 Russian Jews are trapped 1949 7.5 earthquake Tajikistan July 10. … Continue reading What Happens on Tammuz 13

What is the difference between Sunni and Shia Muslims?

CLASHES between Islam’s two big sects, the Sunni and the Shia, take place across the Muslim world. In the Middle East a potent mix of religion and politics has sharpened the divide between Iran’s Shia government and the Gulf states, … Continue reading What is the difference between Sunni and Shia Muslims?

#MeToo in the Mosque

“While the brave Iranian women protested against hijab laws, Western feminists celebrated hijab”. — Rita Panahi, Herald Sun, Australia. Instead of a celebration of Islamist discrimination against women, the West should promote a #MeToo in the mosque, the — Read … Continue reading #MeToo in the Mosque