Update: South Sudanese families released from detention in Israel; 100 set to fly to Juba Wednesday

August 7, 2012


Tomorrow (Wednesday August 8), many of the approximately 120 South Sudanese Christians who have registered with Israel’s government for deportation will fly to South Sudan.

This is the “last organized flight” planned...

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Raisman’s Hava Negila floor routine was a winner

August 3, 2012




What a thrill it was to watch the U.S. women’s gymnastics team win the gold.

Watching Aly Raisman finish the night on Tuesday with a phenomenal floor routine to the tune of “Hava Negila” was especially...

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Remaining 500 South Sudanese Christians in Israel deserve humane treatment

August 2, 2012


This summer Israel’s government has initiated a policy of deporting South Sudanese Christians to the newly declared nation of South Sudan.

Human rights groups and others have criticized Israel’s government for its handling of the...

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U.S. women’s gymnastics team takes the gold to the tune of “Hava Negila”

August 1, 2012


What a thrill it was to watch the U.S. women’s gymnastics team win the gold earlier this week.

Watching Aly Raisman finish the night with a phenomenal floor routine to the tune of “Hava Negila” was especially moving to...

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Israel deports African Christian Zionists; activist: “There is no justification for putting families in prisons”

July 18, 2012


Shocking news out of Israel as it is being reported that Israeli officials have begun arresting what are expected to be tens of thousands of Africans residing in the Jewish State, and deporting them to detention camps.

The first to be...

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Democracy is not a panacea – but with real commitment, it is a possible future

June 19, 2012


Last week’s Wall Street Journal ran a sobering piece by Bret Stephens in about the disappointing results of democratic elections the previous weekend. It’s true that democracy’s defenders have lately been mugged by...

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Calling out Jewish self-haters

June 13, 2012

Interesting piece in today’s Jerusalem Post about self-hating Jews. Of particular value is the psychologist’s perspective in the piece that, just as an abused child will sometimes internalize the abuser’s...

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Tea party opportunist Mourdock takes on pro-Israel Lugar in Indiana but turns out to be a Mr. Softee

April 26, 2012


Six-term incumbent Indiana Republican Senator Richard Lugar (pictured above) is facing off in a close race against upstart challenger Richard Mourdock, the state treasurer, who is, according to one news site “running to...

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Warsaw Ghetto Uprising commemorated April 19

April 17, 2012


This Thursday April 19 marks the 69th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, a 27-day battle in which a small group of Jews, mostly teenagers, held off one of the mightiest, most equipped, and certainly the most evil military power the world...

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Children’s rights champion and free speech attorney disinvited to speak by fellow Jews in UK

March 18, 2012


Just received word from attorney and activist Brooke Goldstein (pictured above) that she was banned from speaking by a Jewish society at Leeds University in England.

Goldstein is director of the Lawfare Project, a New York-based...

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