Monthly Archives: April 2017

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Audrey Hepburn, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Judaica, Judaism, Painting, Photography, Quotes, Screenwriting, True Hollywood Confessions | Tagged , , , , | 6 Responses

Jew Without a Gun: 25 Years Ago, the LA Riots

This coming Saturday marks the 25the anniversary of the Los Angeles Riots. Thus, I am republishing my three-part series about the riots of 1992 in which Karen and I and the children were trapped for several frightening hours. We were unarmed, helpless save for our wits. The police were conspicuously absent and the bad guys—frequently […]

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Pat Condell: Why I Support Israel

This video is from 2014, but it’s as timely and accurate as ever.

Posted in BDS Movement, Gaza, IslamoNazis, Israel, Jew-haters, Jew-hatred | Tagged , , | 1 Response

Holocaust Memorial Day: Death March to Dachau

One of my closest friends here in Los Angeles is Mr. Sol Teichman, a prominent citizen, businessman, philanthropist, and a Holocaust survivor. Born on September 9, 1927, in the Hungarian town of Munkacs, Sol’s family were prominent and prosperous grain, bean and walnut merchants. The family lived in a lovely home in a quiet cul-de-sac. […]

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Third Jihad: Muslim Brotherhood

Posted in Hizbullah, Islam, Islam Denial, Islamic State, Islamic Terror, IslamoNazi Kidnappings, IslamoNazis, Israel, Jew-haters, Jew-hatred, Jihad Watch, Muslim Brotherhood | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Glamour, Hollywood, Hollywood Cars, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Ida Lupino, Judaica, Judaism, Painting, Quotes, Screenwriting, True Hollywood Confessions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Responses

Iran: Bigger Threat than North Korean and Syria Combined

Below is Michael Oren’s April 15 op-ed from the Wall Street Journal, in which Ambassador Oren argues that the Trump administration must act decisively now to address a threat to the United States greater than that of Syria and North Korea combined: Iran. Oren explains that the United States has signed three agreements to keep non-conventional weapons […]

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Portrait of Granddaughter as Matzoh

In observance of the last two days of Passover Seraphic Secret will be offline until Wednesday. We wish all our friends and relatives a joyous and kosher Passover. We also wish an inspirational Easter to all our Christian friends.

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Friday Photos: True Passover

Posted in Eleanor Parker, Friday Fotos, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Israel, Jerusalem, Jewish Holidays, Judaism, Passover | Tagged , , | 7 Responses

Swedish Editorial: Ban Cars to Reduce Terrorism

When I saw this headline I thought it was a joke, a parody. I should have realized that Progressive ideology is beyond parody. I assume the next time an IslamoNazi in Sweden attacks a Jew, the solution will be obvious: get rid of the Jews. It’s hard to imagine how anyone with a reasonably functioning […]

Posted in Islam, Islam Denial, Islamic State, Islamic Terror, IslamoNazis, Sweden | Tagged , , , | 8 Responses

Passover 2017, The Problem of Freedom

Tonight begins the holiday of Passover in which Jews celebrate deliverance from Egyptian bondage. In order to escape the shackles of slavery, the vast machinery of the mighty Egyptian state had to be crushed. Those who wielded absolute power were reduced to nothingness. G-d did this not only to diminish the physical power of a […]

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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The Westworld Haggadah

by Jake Novak There’s a key moment in the Seder when the Haggadah informs us that all Jews must think of themselves as if they personally came out of bondage in Egypt. Talk about a tall order. Thank goodness, most of us live decidedly comfortable middle or upper middle class lives. Getting our heads and […]

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The Artist Who Taught George W. Bush to Paint

The lives of ex-Presidents are as varied as the men who held the office. When President Bush left office I assumed he would settle down in his beloved ranch, write his memoirs, and become a quiet political power broker. It never occurred to me that George W. Bush would turn his considerable energies towards making […]

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Daniel Greenfield to Deliver 2017 Ariel Avrech Memorial Lecture

You are all invited to the Fourteenth Annual Ariel Avrech ZT’L Memorial Lecture that will take place Sunday, June 11, 2017, at 10 AM, followed by brunch.

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Calling Good People “Racist” Isn’t New: The Case of Ty Cobb

Ruining someone’s name is very easy. So is calling them a “racist”. Take the case of Ty Cobb, one of the greatest baseball players ever. Cobb is known as a racist and a dirty ballplayer. Is it true? Charles Leerhsen, author of “Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty” sets the record straight.  

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    Annual Ariel Avrech
    Memorial Lectures

    Young Israel of Century City
    NOTE: Click on video titles inside the thumbnail images, below, to open that video in YouTube

    Fifteenth: June 10, 2018
    Jackie Danicki: “Confessions of a Convert: A Humbling, Joyful Journey to Judaism.”

    Blog Post | Audio: (94 MB)
    Fourteenth: June 11, 2017
    Daniel Greenfield: “Fighting Anti-Semitism and Defending Israel in the Age of BDS.”

    Blog Post | Audio: (100 MB)
    Thirteenth: May 22, 2016Ben Shapiro: “How You Can Save Israel”

    Blog Post | Audio: (70 MB)
    Twelfth: June 7, 2015
    Larry Elder: “The New Black Anti-Semitism”

    Blog Post | Audio: (100 MB)
    Eleventh: June 8, 2014
    Michael Medved: “Shifting Alliances: Why Liberals No Longer Reliably Support Israel — And Conservatives Do.”

    Blog Post | Audio: (97MB)
    Tenth: June 9, 2013
    David Horowitz: “The War Against Judaism on the University Campus.”

    Blog Post | Audio: (16MB)
    Ninth: June 3, 2012
    Joel B. Pollak: “The Mainstream Media’s Betrayal of Israel.”

    Blog Post | Audio: (15MB)
    Eighth: June 5, 2011
    Yossi Klein Halevi: “What is Expected of a Survivor People: Lessons My Father Taught Me.”

    Blog Post | Audio: (18MB)
    Seventh: June 13, 2010
    Dennis Prager: “Happiness is a Mitzvah, Not an Emotion.”

    Blog Post | Audio: (80MB)
    Sixth: June 21, 2009
    Rabbi Steven Pruzansky: “Conformity in Jewish Life: Vice, Virtue or Affectation?”

    Blog Post | Audio: (64MB)
    Fifth: June 15, 2008
    Rabbi Dr. Gil S. Perl: “What Was the Rosh Yeshiva Reading: Intellectual Openness in 19th Century Lithuania.”

    Blog Post | Audio: (70MB)
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