A Polish prisoner carefully checks there are no guards around before he enters one of the SS cloakrooms in Auschwitz. He takes out a hidden vial and quickly sprinkles its contents on the collars of those hated uniforms, before slipping out again. Within two weeks some of the Germans had come down with the typhoid that was wiping out so many of the prisoners.
Irish4Israel welcomes the decision of the American government to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. For more than 2,000 years the Jewish people have yearned to return to Jerusalem, that desire became a reality in 1967.
A Palestinian attacker fatally stabbed two people in a Tel Aviv office building, police said, raising to 16 the number of Israelis who have died, along with 79 Palestinians, in a wave of violence over the past seven weeks.
Betty Purcell’s heartfelt advocacy on behalf of the Arab population in the West Bank is clearly genuine, she describes how “as a teenager, I planned to go and work on a kibbutz, believing that Israel was building an equal and fair society.
The recent media coverage highlighting the claims that processed meats such as bacon and ham are harmful for the body and can cause cancer is not entirely new, considering that God in the Bible warned in the book of Leviticus not to eat these foods.
Dr Kevin McCarthy, referring to the killing of Jewish settlers, Eiran and Naama Henkin, in the occupied West Bank on October 1, rightly states that there is nothing heroic about murdering parents in front of their children.
Re Kevin Mc Carthy’s letter ( September 5), as it happens the borough where I live in London (Tower Hamlets) is one of the poorest and richest in the country as it contains Canary Wharf and a swathe of deprived social housing estates.