There’s little support for what most of us would consider female equality; one in three believes men should be able to take more than one wife; and more than half of Muslims think homosexuality should be illegal.Almost a quarter want the introduction of sharia law in this country; and a frightening 4 per cent — equivalent to 100,000 people — support violence, including suicide bombings, to ‘defend’ Islam.
our rabbi would smugly say things like, “You are all old enough to know the truth: This is what we, as Jews, can expect from the world we live in. Everyone is jealous because we are God’s chosen people. Jews have been persecuted since the beginning of time as a result of that jealousy. The Holocaust is only one example.”
We attended a mosque meeting advertised as being ‘open to the public’, and were abusively shouted down as soon as my mother attempted to make a contribution. No one had yet informed us that ‘the public’ does not include females.
The Two Ronnies remained relevant for so many years after it came to a close because their material was more nuanced than modern comedy.
One recalls that on 11/9/ 1993 in Bosnia, the elegant Mostar Bridge, which was completed in 1566 after nine years of construction and which was designated a World Heritage site in the 20th century, was destroyed in a frenzy of hate by a barrage of tank shells. The local population with help from UNESCO and the World Bank launched a project to rebuild the 429 year old bridge.
The boycott, divestment and sanctions movement is making headlines around the world for putting Israeli products in its crosshairs
Through fear of the sword or through promise of eternal torment they spread their regressive ways. Over time we found another reason to abhor each other, to feel divided, to openly judge our own.
diversity reaches should include all those traditionally “excluded” groups such as women, visible minorities, LGBT, aboriginal and indigenous people, persons with disabilities and millennials.“Diversity without inclusion has no meaning. Without inclusive practice, there is no respect to people’s difference,” DiSalle continues.