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6TH EPISODE: THE DESTRUCTION OF JERUSALEM

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At the end of the 5th episode of the Abraham and AnneMarie series, the hostility towards the Jews is confirmed by the challenge of their traditions: In 139 BC, the Jews were expelled from Alexandria after being accused of proselytizing. Still in search of the causes of anti-Semitism, we begin this 6th episode in AD 12 under the sovereignty of Gaius Caligula Roman Emperor from AD 12 to AD 41 as...

5th episode: the first anti-semitism has arrived

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Last episode ended with the destruction of the Israelite centers of the valleys by the Aramaic king Hazael, in the 9th century BC. The land of Israel is reduced to the region around Samaria, which lies at the heart of the present state of Israel. Barely a century later, in the 8th century BC, according to legend, the two brothers Romus and Remulus founded Rome. The city will expand its hold onto...

4th episode: Myth or truth

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Like us, King Solomon and his peers were also relegated to confinement. This one ended a few weeks ago and it’s time to get them out of it. Holidays are over, I am taking up my pen again for this 4th Episode of Abraham and Anne-Marie, still in search of the causes that could have engendered anti-Semitism. We had finished the 3rd episode on the death of King David in 970 BC., and the advent...

3rd episode: The first kings

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We are all relegated in solitude of the confinement due to the Covid 19, but not exactly in the same manner, as discomfort strongly depends on the size of the apartment in which we are locked up. Nevertheless, it is morally trying for everyone! A reason to go back to my site “Abraham and Anne-Marie” and resume my quest for truth about the foundations of anti-Semitism, which returned...

2nd episode: Exodus

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I spoke in my book – Musique Russe – of the indifference which reigned around the violence inflicted on the Jews during the years which preceded the WWII «We did not say anything, we did nothing…» Today no more reaction to defend our fellow citizens of the Jewish faith against the anti-Semitic acts which are perpetuated with a disturbing upsurge. Just a few examples among others:...

1st episode: From the origin of Judaism to the first anti-Semitism

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2000 years before Christ, Abraham and his family lived in Mesopotamia. His father Thera, an idolatrous polytheist, devoutly manufactures quantities of statuettes representing the pagan gods. One day, Abraham, driven by heavenly energy, gets carried away and take the risk of destroying the idols exhibited in the paternal shop. So! He hears a voice coming from above, that of the Lord advises him to...