Sunday, August 01, 2010

Feast of the Maccabean Martyrs


The martyrdom of the maccabees from Laurent Cools on Vimeo.

Israeli President should check his sources

Fury as Israel president claims English are 'anti-semitic' - Telegraph

The saying "An anti-Semite is someone who hates the Jews more than is necessary" originates not in England but from Joseph Eötvösz, a Hungarian nobleman in 1920.

Most recently repeated as a joke by the pro-Palestinian Jewish conductor, Daniel Barenboim in an FT interview in 2009.

I am English and never heard the phrase.