A relative told me an interesting item she read in the Koren siddur about Az Yashir, the song written in this week's parsha. If you look how it is written in the parsha, there is an arrangement of words similar to blocks.
The words, " הים ובני ישראל הלכו ביבשה בתוך הים" are written in the last line of the shir as such. - Fascinating!
Parshas B'Shalach - Destroying Amalek In Our Times
After receiving a volley of outraged complaints from viewers, the BBC has announced an internal investigation into a reporter who offensively phrased a question to a Jewish woman interviewee in the wake of the terrorist attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris earlier this month.
Read more: http://www.algemeiner.com/2015/01/29/bbc-to-investigate-reporter-over-antisemitic-comment-during-live-broadcast-from-paris-anti-terror-rally/
One of Britain’s best loved actresses has admitted that she is contemplating leaving the country amid a sharp rise in antisemitic attacks against the UK’s Jewish community.
...“When the going gets tough, the Jews get packing,” Lipman said.
The face of evil (Beshalach, Covenant and Conversation 5775 on Ethics)