Ted Lapkin

Jewish notes

11 April 2020 9:00 am

Is opposition to Israel anti-Semitic? What is anti-Semitism, and who deserves the label anti-Semite? These are questions that arose from…

Ephialtes of Wentworth

27 October 2018 9:00 am

When Ephialtes of Trachus betrayed the Spartans at Thermopylae (you remember the grotesque hunchback from The 300) his mind doubtless…

Cry me a river

9 September 2017 9:00 am

My local council – Yarra City – is a grab-bag of inner-urban ‘brie and chablis’ lefties from central casting. It…

You keep talking about that “Alt-Right”. I do not think it means what you think it means

19 December 2016 7:20 am

If the manifold half-truths strewn throughout Michael Davis’ apologium for the alt-right constitute an offense against objectivity, surely the derivative…

Conflict resolution

29 August 2015 9:00 am

Do the ALP really want to promote an Islamist, racist, ethnically-pure Palestine?

A pox on both their houses

11 July 2015 9:00 am

The hard right and the hard left are equally contemptible in many Jewish eyes

Saving Christianity

6 June 2015 9:00 am

The safest country in the Middle East for Christians? Israel.

Sympathy for the devil

2 May 2015 9:00 am

Our moral decline should not include empathy for child molesters