Jewish campaigners have reacted with fury to the re-election of Jeremy Corbyn, warning that with the left-winger in charge, the Labour Party is “no longer a safe place for British Jews”. Maybe, but also maybe it is time to accept that Jews don’t feel safe anywhere - not in France, not in Belgium, not in Monroe, NY, not even in Israel despite the IDF being one of the strongest armies in the world. But beware. If Jews do not feel safe anywhere, then makingthe Labour party into a Jewish safe haven may well be considered an anti-Jewish act.
Rabbi Neuberger feels she finally has made her peace with Germany. If only we had known that all it takes for a Jew to forgive Germany and to put the Holocaust behind is a bit of British patriotism well, we could have saved ourselves a lot of time and energy.
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Kevin Barrett: Max Blumenthal – son of Zionist operator, Libya-destroyer, and Hillary confidante Sidney Blumenthal – is one of the highest-profile pro-Palestine Jews and foundation-funded "alternative" media luminaries. Though a notable truth-teller concerning on-the-ground realities in Occupied Palestine, Max Blumenthal occasionally mutates into a self-appointed thought-policeman. As if his past witch-hunts against Gilad Atzmon and Alison Weir were not shameful enough, Blumenthal has now taken it upon himself to decide who is guilty, and who is not guilty, of the dreadful crime of 9/11 truth. The good news is that he has found Abby Martin "not guilty." The bad news is that he seems to be taking the position that 9/11 truth is indeed pernicious, but that Abby Martin only sought the truth about 9/11 when she was young and foolish. Older and wiser now, Abby is no longer interested in such things, Max assures us.
The progressive Jew grasps that the American working class are nostalgic for a pre-Jerusalem Dominated society; a time when American politics weren’t controlled by the likes of Saban, Soros, Goldman, Sachs and other global capitalists who are isolated from production, manufacturing and farming.
I have been hearing about this recording for three decades. The great Robert Wyatt found it on the tube.
John Coltrane with Dizzy Gillespie Trane's First Ride 1951, Live at Birdland, NY. Very good radio broadcasts. Ripped from vinyl, slight crackling noises and hiss.
Their failure to flag the Zionist connections in all of this gives their effort only 3 stars. Their failure to analyze the true nature of the secret society that was (and is?) the communist party and whom really sat at the top of the pyramid also marks down the effort.
If you want to grasp the level of contempt American ‘progressive’ Jews hold towards their host nation all you have to do is subscribe to the Forward. Jay Michaelson, a contributing editor for the kosher outlet, proclaims that Donald Trump is the candidate of “the losers.”
Workshop from 09–13 August 2016, concerts from 08–14 August 2016
Jazz, improvisation and education combined with a music festival. An intense week of tuition, concerts and jam sessions for all levels, led by some of the world’s best teachers and performers.
Alan Barnes and Gilad Atzmon, two of Britain's most celebrated saxophonists, join forces for a special performance at Hideaway. Expect an evening of humour and superb music by a hand-chosen band of jazz stars!
Alan Barnes and Gilad Atzmon, two of Britain’s most celebrated virtuoso reeds players, join forces to produce an unforgettable jazz night of superb music spiced up with great humour.
Blib-Blob may have summed it up. The blistering bebop-ish theme twisted and leapt through the rhythm changes sequence, tenor (Gilad Atzmon) and alto (Alan Barnes) locked together. The groove though, was a self-consciously heavy handed, funky shuffle injecting a subversive flavour into the passionate blowing, a riotously serious delivery that pervaded the whole evening. This was Atzmon and Barnes with Atzmon’s regular, equal to and up for anything rhythm section of Frank Harrison on piano, Yaron Stavi on bass and Chris Higinbottom on drums.
Gilad Atzmon and The Orient House Ensemble is giving away their track Gaza Mon Amour in return for donations to PTC(UK) Palestine Trauma Centre UK via I Give You Give!
PTC(UK) Palestine Trauma Centre UK
Palestine Trauma Centre (UK) supports Gaza’s mental health and community workers. It has direct links with Palestine Trauma Centre in Gaza City. By supporting us you will help - Deliver Therapeutic Approaches to Children and Families in Palestine - Provide Resilience to Traumatised People - Give Specialist Psychological Training & Supervision
Despite Alan and Gilad’s very different backgrounds and approaches, their love of bop and post-bop as well as their mutual respect both professionally and personally makes the collaboration natural – it’s early days but I am sure more co-penned numbers will emerge and a CD will ensue.