Romney in Israel Sunday: “We must lead” in preventing Iran nukes

July 30, 2012


Presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney, on a visit yesterday to Israel’s Western Wall, struck a Churchillian note with a call for moral clarity that is long-overdue.

He talked tough about reigning in Iran’s...

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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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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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Southern Sudanese to be deported from Israel by month’s end; activists seek reprieve for Christian Zionist community

March 14, 2012


Israel’s Ministry of the Interior has notified the employers of South Sudanese refugees who reside in Israel that they must no longer be employed by month’s end, according to a leading advocate for the rights of South...

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Jews look for good news: reaction to Obama at AIPAC

March 5, 2012

Attendees’ reactions to President Barack Obama’s speech yesterday at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference ranged, among the delegates with whom this reporter spoke, from mixed to strongly...

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Trial of pro-democracy workers set to begin tomorrow in Egypt

February 25, 2012


Tomorrow the trial of 43 civil society workers–including 16 Americans–is set to begin in Egypt.

According to the Wall Street Journal, “[t]he 43 employees will be tried on charges of illegally operating ...

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Egyptian dissident Cynthia Farahat: America, be the strong horse

February 15, 2012


Today Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood announced it backs the country’s military government in its fight against the work of pro-democracy groups there.

Presumably the Brotherhood also supports the dictatorship’s detention and planned...

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Mithal al Alusi survives assassination attempt last night in Iraq

February 14, 2012

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February 14–Human rights advocate and former Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al Alusi contacted me by...

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