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Strike the Jew
Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations, Religion and Conflict

Strike the Jew

Once again, following violence against Jews, Jewish schools, synagogues, cultural centers around the world have gone on high alert, because any local violence against Jews is perceived as a rallying cry elsewhere. The context is an astonishing global surge in antisemitism. Following the attack on Israel of October 7, the Western world erupted in massive…

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It’s That Time of the Year Again: In Tone Four, “The murderers of God, the lawless nation of the Jews…”
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It’s That Time of the Year Again: In Tone Four, “The murderers of God, the lawless nation of the Jews…”

Disturbing Words, Disturbed Emotions The words in the title are from one of the stichera at the Beatitudes chanted on Holy Thursday evening (Triodion, 589). Similar references to “arrogant Israel, people guilty of blood,”  “bloodthirsty people, jealous and vengeful,” and “the perverse and crooked people of the Hebrews” occur in the unabbreviated English translation of…

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It’s That Time of the Year Again: In Tone Four, “The murderers of God, the lawless nation of the Jews…”
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It’s That Time of the Year Again: In Tone Four, “The murderers of God, the lawless nation of the Jews…”

ελληνικά  |  ру́сский  |  српски Disturbing Words, Disturbed Emotions The words in the title are from one of the stichera at the Beatitudes chanted on Holy Thursday evening (Triodion, 589). Similar references to “arrogant Israel, people guilty of blood,”  “bloodthirsty people, jealous and vengeful,” and “the perverse and crooked people of the Hebrews” occur in the unabbreviated…

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