Greek Art Curator Faces Prison

News from Greece, via the BBC: A Greek court has adjourned until early next year the trial of an art curator charged with publicly insulting the eastern Orthodox Church. Christos Ioakimidis could be jailed for up to five years for showing a painting combining Christian and sexual imagery. The authorities in Athens removed the work […]

“Israeli Supreme Court anti-Jewish” – “Sanhedrin” spokesman

As noted on this blog a couple of months ago, members of the theocratic tendency in Israel have recently organised a “Sanhedrin”; a body that used to be the highest legal authority in Judaism, but which has been defunct since the fifth century CE. Members of this new “Sanhedrin” believe that their religious authority ought […]

Updates

A couple of my recent entries have been updated. Details about Prophet Yahweh continue to emerge, including his “Black Jew Hebrew Israelite” belief that UFOs are going to demand the evacuation of Israelis and Palestinians from the Holy Land for the benefit of the true Jews, who are the African-Americans. Meanwhile, Sister Ruth Augustus is […]

Archaeology and Occupation

Paleojudaica links to a UPI report on the planned demolition of Palestinian houses in al-Bustan, which is part of Silwan, a district in East Jerusalem close to the Temple Mount/al-Aqsa. There are 88 that Jerusalem’s municipality says have been built illegally and should be removed to restore an open public area in the valley that […]

World of Defamation

From The Guardian: A French appeal court has found the editor-in-chief of Le Monde and the authors of an opinion piece in the paper guilty of “racial defamation” against Israel and the Jewish people. The offending paragraphs: The first passage read: “It is hard to imagine that a nation of fugitives born of a people […]

Religious Education in Norway vs UNHCR

Surprising news from Norway, via the Asian Tribune: Norway rejects demand for religious tolerance in education Oslo, 03 June, (Asiantribune.com); The Norwegian government has refused to allow more tolerant religious studies in its education system despite the strong criticism of the country’s rigid religious education curriculum. The Norwegian parliament has rejected the proposal for amending […]