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Ron Jontof-Hutter is a writer based in Melbourne and Berlin where he is also a Fellow of the Berlin International Center for the Study of Antisemitism. He is the author of the recently published satirical novel on Antisemitism and anti-Israelism, "The trombone man: tales of a misogynist." His website is www.ronhutter.com.

ARTICLES BY: Ron Jontof-Hutter


December 3, 2020 6:12 am
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Is Europe Ignoring Its Own History on Iran?

When World War I ended, world leaders were determined that this horrific event should never be repeated. The Treaty of Versailles was meant to affirm...

January 2, 2020 7:38 am
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The Attempt to Dejudaize Jesus

“Bishop Sasse! Do I, an Aboriginal, have to tell you how to be a Christian?” - Australian Aboriginal leader William Cooper confronting Nazi Bishop Martin Sasse...

October 24, 2019 6:33 am
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For German Jews, More Security Is Not Enough

After the Halle, Germany synagogue shooting during Yom Kippur, there were the usual outpourings of condemnation, pavement flowers for the victims, and feel-good statements of...

June 7, 2017 2:02 pm
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‘Never Again’ — Forgotten Within 22 Years

Like other teenagers during May-June 1967, I was bopping to the hits of the time. While The Tremeloes sang “Silence is Golden,” with Sandie Shaw’s...

April 2, 2017 6:14 am
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The Art of the Deal: A Satirical Review

Following Netanyahu’s visit to the White House, a leaked transcript of President’s Trump’s daring proposals about a final settlement between Israel and the Palestinians has...

January 8, 2017 8:02 am
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German Foreign Minister Walter-Frank Steinmeier’s Disconnect on Israel

When Secretary of State John Kerry recently thundered that Israel could choose to be a Jewish state or a democratic state, but not both, he...

November 9, 2016 9:13 am
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A Tribute to ‘Uncle Boydie’ on the Anniversary of Kristallnacht

On November 9, 1938, Otto Jontof-Hutter was one of 30,000 Jews arrested in Stuttgart. That day -- Kristallnacht -- saw Jewish homes, schools, hospitals and synagogues across Germany and...

October 26, 2016 8:12 am
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Post-UNESCO Resolution Blues

During the festival of Sukkot, UNESCO passed a resolution disconnecting Jews from their holiest site, the Temple Mount. Despite the resolution, some 70,000 Jews thronged...

August 31, 2016 2:13 am
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‘They’re All Crazy!’ — The Language We Use When Reporting on Terror Attacks

“But I don’t want to go among mad people, Alice remarked. Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat. “We’re all mad here.” -- Lewis Carroll, Alice...

August 21, 2016 2:19 am
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Can the Lutheran Church in America Shun Its Antisemitic Roots?

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) recently and overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on the US government to end all aid to Israel and...

August 17, 2016 10:43 am
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The EU, Terror-Funding and Israel’s Transparency Bill

On 7 December 1970, then-German Chancellor Willy Brandt knelt solemnly before the Warsaw Ghetto in contrition. During the 1973 Yom Kippur War, when Israel faced...

Culture

Jewish Twitter Users Mock ‘Serious Eats’ Ham on Bagel Combination

Jewish Twitter users mercilessly poked fun at a recipe on a popular food...

‘Unorthodox’ Star Shira Haas Shares Throwback Purim Photo From Childhood

Israeli actress Shira Haas shared with her Instagram followers on Thursday a photo...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

World

Jewish Groups Call for Action Against State Department Official After Racis...

Jewish leaders and groups as well as New York Congressman Ritchie Torres expressed outrage Sunday after revelations that a State...

Israel

Report: Security Officials Expect More Iranian Attacks on Israeli Ships, Be...

Israel’s security establishment believes Iran will attempt more attacks like Friday’s explosion on an Israeli-owned ship in the Gulf of...

Middle East

In Iraq, Pope to Visit Mosul Churches Desecrated by Islamic State

In Mosul, adjacent to the Biblical city of Nineveh, four churches representing different denominations occupy a small square surrounded by low-rise houses, testament to the role Iraq's once flourishing Christian...

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