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Tag Archives: Jewish

  1. Bridgetown US Embassy Joins with the Nidhe Israel Synagogue for International Holocaust Remembrance Day

    U.S. Ambassador to Barbados Linda Taglialatela and members of the U.S. Embassy community participated in a candle lighting ceremony at the Nidhe Israel Synagogue and Museum in Bridgetown to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday, January 27. Chairman of the Barbados Synagogue Historic District Sir Paul Altman welcomed the delegation and led the group […]

    January 28, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  2. CIF denies any connection to Likud Party: why reach out to Region?

    “Israel has been slow to admit Ethiopians whose ancestors converted to Christianity, not seeing them as fully Jewish even if they practice Judaism.” – Israel Accepts Ethiopians of Jewish Descent, but Fewer Than Promised, New York Times 13/10/2020 Relations between Tel Aviv and Addis Ababa could be smoother and the path has been made rockier […]

    November 23, 2020Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  3. THE ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE (Jessica “The Martian” Chastain, 2017)

    The real-life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero to hundreds during World War II. In 1939 Poland, Antonina Zabinski and her husband, Dr. Jan Zabinski, have the Warsaw Zoo flourishing under his stewardship and her care. When their country is invaded by the Nazis, Jan and Antonina are stunned – and […]

    November 20, 2016Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. Raelian Jews last attempt to alert Israeli Jews of lost protection??

    “Today, Raelian Jews are launching a large campaign aimed at informing other Jews of the decision made by Yahweh, leader of the Elohim civilization that created life on Earth, to end the protection they have provided for Israel since its creation,” said Leon Mellul, Grand Rabbi of the Raelian Movement’s Jewish branch. Mellul said Yahweh’s […]

    August 28, 2015OddityNo comments

    Barbados is an erstwhile paradise of outrageous fortune, consisting of arrows and accolades, sadly more the former than the latter. When a former sugar estate can become the proposed site for a new real estate development of a nest of condominiums and dub it progressive – Bulkeley Heights, this is a name synonymous when Barbados […]

    June 7, 2015BooksNo comments

    True to its tradition of showcasing the industry’s most distinguished content, HBO premieres its first documentary of the year, Regarding Susan Sontag, on Monday 9th February in the Caribbean at 21:00 hrs AST*. Passionate and gracefully outspoken, Susan Sontag was a prominent literary, political and feminist icon. As a critic, novelist, teacher, filmmaker, activist and […]

    February 4, 2015Books, EventsNo comments
  7. Statement by EU High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

    For International Holocaust Remembrance Day, I share with people all over the world in commemorating a crime unparalleled in human history, a crime in which six million Jews as well as millions of other innocent victims, Roma, political prisoners, prisoners of war, disabled people, homosexuals, were murdered in Nazi death camps. This year, International Holocaust […]

    February 1, 2015PoliticalNo comments

    Axcel Finance, a micro-financing company which has been operating in Barbados for only two years, has been lauded for initiating a mentorship program for secondary school children. While stating that it was good to have such a program, Minister Jones said: “We would have had in this country, over time, different iterations of something approaching […]

    January 27, 2015EducationNo comments

    Minister of Finance, Chris Sinckler, reiterates Government is beginning to see a turnaround in this island’s economy. He made the comments today when the Israeli Ambassador to Barbados, Mordehai Bivas, paid him a courtesy call at Parliament Buildings. Mr. Sinckler said tough measures had to be taken because of the global recession to ensure recovery, […]

    January 21, 2015Business, EditorialNo comments
  10. First Meeting of the UNESCO Latin America and Caribbean Network for Education about the Holocaust and Genocide

    Following recommendations made during the UNESCO consultation on “Holocaust and Genocide Education in Latin America and the Caribbean” held last year in Argentina, UNESCO organizes the first meeting of the UNESCO Latin American Network for Education about the Holocaust and Genocide in San José, Costa Rica in partnership with their Ministry of Education. The meeting initiated activities […]

    December 1, 2014PoliticalNo comments
  11. ‘Obvious Child’ – Jenny Slate, Jake Lacy & Gaby Hoffmann

    Brooklyn comedian Donna Stern gets dumped, fired and pregnant just in time for the worst/best St. Valentine’s Day of her life.

    April 17, 2014Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. ‘Walking with the Enemy’ – Jonas Armstrong, Ben Kingsley & Hannah Tointon

    A young man, separated from his family in WWII, disguises himself as a Nazi SS Officer and uncovers more than just his family whereabouts.

    March 30, 2014Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. Peace Tube Sails at NY Boat Show

    In a historic first, attendees to New York’s longest running boat show, embraced a twelve inch tube that Victor Mooney, a devout Catholic of Queens will carry aboard the Spirit of Malabo – a twenty-four foot ocean rowboat, during his 5,000 mile row from Las Palmas, Canary Islands to Brooklyn later this month. The “Peace […]

    January 7, 2014Sports, TravelNo comments
  14. Shalom Across the Atlantic Ocean: New York AIDS crusader launches campaign to partner with Jews and others worldwide

    With the support from, Victor Mooney, AIDS crusader, was able to receive the text Shalom and Never Forget in Hebrew, which was printed on vinyl letters to a 12 inch metal tube. This tube will symbolize the Peace that we all pray for in this world, but also to remind us Never Forget our […]

    January 3, 2014Sports, TravelNo comments
  15. “Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story”

    The Fifth Beatle is the untold true story of Brian Epstein, the visionary manager who discovered and guided the Beatles – from their gigs in a tiny cellar in Liverpool to unprecedented international stardom. Yet more than merely the story of “The Man Who Made The Beatles,” The Fifth Beatle is an uplifting, tragic, and […]

    November 30, 2013Cartoons, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. “THE LAST OF THE UNJUST” documentary: The town ‘given’ to the Jews by Hitler

    1975. In Rome, Claude Lanzmann filmed a series of interviews with Benjamin Murmelstein, the last President of the Jewish Council in the Theresienstadt ghetto in Czechoslovakia, the only “Elder of the Jews” not to have been killed during the war. A rabbi in Vienna, following the annexation of Austria by Germany in 1938, Murmelstein fought […]

    November 25, 2013Cinema, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. ‘Grudge Match’ (Christmas 2013): Jake LaMotta Vs. Rocky Balboa, NOW.

    A pair of aging boxing rivals are coaxed out of retirement to fight one final bout – 50 years after their last match.

    September 14, 2013Oddity, Sports, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. Jon Stewart with Bassem Youssef in Cairo: “If your regime can’t handle a joke, you don’t have a regime.”

    Jon is introduced as a prominent spy, and comes in and says ‘thank you,’ ‘enough’ (the applause) and ‘I am a simple man.’ (Courtesy: Juan Cole, visit his site and please support it!)

    June 22, 2013Political, Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. Flavours Of Canada: Hilton Barbados – ShaSha Co.

    In addition to popular delicacies like meat, poultry, seafood, beverages, spirits, Canadian salt fish, snacks and desserts on display, samples of the latest innovations in gluten-free, kosher, halaal and vegetarian food products were available for sampling to potential importers and distributors.

    March 3, 2013Agriculture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  20. Celebrating Eight Decades, NCF will be hosting a retrospective exhibition of Goldie Spieler’s work at Pelican Craft Centre on Saturday 27th August, 2011

    Goldie Spieler contributed much to the field of Barbados’ educational arena. She taught watercolours at the Barbados Arts Council, as well as Art in secondary schools. Most of all she shared her talent through her almost annual solo exhibitions in Barbados and abroad. Her father agreed to pay for her to study Design at Ontario […]

    August 16, 2011Galleries, Review1 comment

    THE BARBADOS ASSOCIATION OF REIKI PRACTITIONERS WELCOME YOU TO JOIN THEM WITH BARBADOS? 1ST MULTI-CULTURAL CELEBRATION 2009 on SUNDAY 1st FEBRUARY CELEBRATING ? The Celtic Festival of Imbolc ? The Chinese/Tibetan/Iroquois New Year ? The Christian Festival of Candlemas ? The Jewish Festival of Tu Bi-Shevat ? The West-African Dagara Fire Ceremony! Time: 4.00 pm […]

    January 31, 2009Culture, NewsNo comments