בס׳ד

"Where does it say that you have a contract with G-d to have an easy life?"

the Lubavitcher Rebbe



"Failure is not the enemy of success; it is its prerequisite."

Rabbi Nosson Scherman



27 Sep 2014

Deleting a tweet

Liverpool have deleted a tweet wishing their Jewish supporters a happy new year after it was met with a series of antisemitic messages on the club’s official account.
The club marked Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year in the Hebrew calendar, with a tweet on Friday that read: “Liverpool FC would like to wish all our Jewish supporters around the world a happy new year. #RoshHashanah”. However, the tweet was removed several hours later.
Continue reading: http://www.theguardian.com/football/2014/sep/26/liverpool-delete-jewish-new-year-tweet-antisemitic-messages


A NYT piece titled  Europe’s Anti-Semitism Comes Out of the Shadows contains a photo with the caption,  "RECALLING HATE Jewish residents of Mechelen, Belgium, gathered this month to remember the Holocaust." I told my friend's daughter that the caption was not true as I recognized some people in the photo as being residents of Brussels or Antwerp, certainly not Mechelen residents.
"You see, you can't believe everything you read in the paper," I told her.
"The only thing you can definitely believe that is true which is published in a paper is the price," her mother chimed in.


A Message from the Kalever Rebbe for Rosh Hashanah 5775


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will fly to the United States Sunday morning to counter-punch Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas and also meet with President Barack Obama.
Read more: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/netanyahu-to-hit-back-at-abbas-in-united-nations/2014/09/27/



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