Posts Tagged ‘kings’

The Shudra Kings And Brahmins: A mirror image of history

Shahu Maharaj But for the accidental reading of Shahu Maharaj’s letter to the retired Governor of Bombay presidency, Lord Sydenham, written in 1918, I would not have thought of writing this essay. In my life time experience of writing about the Brahmin-Bania power in contemporary times at the expense of life threats and cases in […]

Sonia Nimr’s ‘Wondrous Journeys’ casts curses, kings, and pirates

This month we’ve selected Sonia Nimr’s riveting imagined historical fable, “Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands” translated to English for the first time by Marcia Lynx Qualey. This rich tale is set in the mountains of Palestine, hundreds of years ago, inspired by the famous travel narratives of the 14th-century Moroccan traveler Ibn Battuta. The captivating […]

The Hill of Tara: Tracing the Footsteps of the High Kings of Ireland

The Hill of Tara is said to be one of the most ancient sacred sites in Ireland. Predating the Celts by thousands of years, the archaeological site is covered in tombs, monuments, and Neolithic earthworks, many older than the ancient Pyramids of Egypt. According to legend, Tara is where the mythological Tuatha De Danann reigned, […]

Last Kings of Shanghai: a book review by Rabbi Jeffrey Cohen

March 11, 2021 by Rabbi Jeffrey Cohen Read on for article There are many who will read this review who would have heard of the Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara who issued some 1800 visas in Kovno in 1940 which enabled the holders to transit Japan and spend the war years in Shanghai. Other readers may […]

How Israelis came to be the kings of New York’s locksmithing trade

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Kings Bay Plowshares Activists Pay Heavy Price Resisting Nuclear Warfare

Above photo: (Left to right) Clare Grady, Liz McAlister, Patrick O’Neill, Carmen Trotta, Steve Kelley, Martha Hennessy and Mark Colville. Photo courtesy Kings Bay Plowshares. Patrick O’Neill gripped the hammer tightly in his hands. The police would soon surround him. O’Neill and six other Catholic peace activists had infiltrated the Kings Bay Naval Base in […]

The New Kings of Jihadist Terrorism: Azerbaijan and Turkey

The vicious war against the Armenian Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh) and Armenia by Azerbaijan, Turkey, and thousands of their jihadist terrorists has passed the one month mark. The jihadis’ presence, which includes ISIS, is consistent with the debauched political cultures and national ambitions of Azerbaijan and Turkey. It also tells us that the U.S./NATO/EU stance […]

Kings Bay Plowshares Sentencing Delayed

Kings Bay Plowshares Sentencing Delayed By Kings Bay Plowshares. August 29, 2020 The six remaining Kings Bay Plowshares defendants have had their sentencing dates moved from September to October 15 and 16. They had requested a continuance because they want to appear in open court in Georgia and the virus situation there is still too out of control to safely allow […]

Searching for the Lost Footsteps of the Scorpion Kings

There were two Scorpion Kings in the pre-dynastic period of ancient Egypt. They were forgotten by most of the world until Dwayne Johnson played one of the rulers in the famous movie ‘The Scorpion King’. While the character depicted in the movie bears little resemblance to either of the actual pharaohs, the history of the […]

Protests Shut Down Sacramento Kings Game, Freeways Over Stephon Clark’s Death

Outraged over the latest police shooting of an unarmed black man, hundreds of protesters flooded the streets of Sacramento, California, on Thursday, even forcing an events center into lockdown minutes before an NBA game. Source Article from

3,500yo tombs found in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The Draa Abul Naga necropolis was initially discovered in the 1990s but was kept sealed until recently and has yet to be fully excavated. Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry announced the discovery of what is believed to be a cemetery for noblemen on Saturday. “It’s truly an exceptional day,” Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anani said, as cited by AP. “The 18th […]

Jewish Streets of Sydney’s Kings Cross

Jewish Streets of Sydney’s Kings Cross Sodom and Gomorrah in today’s Jewish life Home / Lively tale in streets of Kings Cross Lively tale in streets of Kings Cross December 16, 2009 Uncategorized Author Mark Dapin in Sydney’s Kings Cross. Photo: Ingrid Shakenovsky BOOK REVIEW: RAPH BROUS King Of The Cross By Mark Dapin, Pan […]

The Kosher Kings

By Professor Revilo P. OliverLiberty Bell, June 1991 IN A LETTER to the editor of Liberty Bell, a reader quotes from Alfred J. Kolatach’s The Jewish Book of Why (Middle Village, New York; Jonathan David, 1981): In England, the Royal House has a long tradition requiring that all male children be circumcised by the […]

Al-Sisi to Mediate Between Palestinian Factions

nsnbc : Egyptian intelligence and Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi will attempt to mediate the dialog between Palestinian factions, including Al-Fatah, PFLP, DFLP the PPRM as well as Hamas. Abbas reiterates that he would accept NATO troops in the West Bank and along the Jordanian border as part of a peace agreement. Egypt announced its willingness […]

Police negligence let Brussels bomber avoid arrest after deportation from Turkey – Belgian minister

READ MORE: Terror suspect carrying suitcase of explosives arrested in Brussels operation Jambon told the MPs that he was ready to accept political responsibility, but warned that “someone has been negligent, and was not sufficiently proactive.” “Someone in our police apparatus blundered,” he said, according to Reuters. Brussels attacker deported from Turkey, Belgium notified of […]

Historians claim to have found medical records showing Hitler had an embarrassing little secret

     Two historians have claimed that they have proof that German dictator Adolf Hitler suffered from an embarrassing secret medical condition, according to The Telegraph. In their new book, “Hitler’s Last Day: Minute by Minute,” historians Jonathan Mayo and Emma Craigie claim that they have discovered medical records proving that the fascist dictator had a […]

Eka – Getting to “One”

Eka (or ekam or ekaḥ) is the Sanskrit word for “one”. It seems for man to be the most profound and impossible concept. That is because our minds work in a universe or paradigm that starts with “two.” This is one of the central tenets of the philosophy found within and without Hinduism known as […]

Martin Luther King: The Saint Honored by the Government that Shot Him in the Face … A “Forgotten” Extrajudicial Political Assassination [?]

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was signed into law as a federal holiday in 1983. I do not wish to trivialize this accomplishment: it took great persistence by civil society groups and it had to conquer serious opposition. Yet what it has established is an indigestible paradox in the nation’s list of saints and heroes. […]

Most Wanted Terrorist Arrested in Lebanon’s Arsal

Local Editor The most wanted terrorist accused of equipping and detonating car bombs in a number of areas across Lebanon was arrested in the eastern region of Arsal, Lebanese security sources in the Bekaa Valley told Al-Manar TV on Thursday. Terrorist Mohamad Ibrahim al-Hujairi – aka Kahroob-, born in 1982, was one of the most […]

Downfall of Lord Fraud who threw sex parties in King’s Speech mansion with celebrities

  Daily Mail October 6, 2011 A self-styled lord who led the lifestyle of an international playboy and friend to the stars was yesterday unmasked as the ‘ringmaster’ of a £4.5million global fraud. Edward Davenport charmed the rich and famous, with Kate Moss and Princes William and Harry among the guests of raucous parties at his […]

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