Category: Israel

Obama sitting on the throne

  Dear editor: America is in deep trouble! Trouble? From what? Is it from radical Islamic terrorism? Al-Qaida? ISIS or Islamic State? Not even close — it’s global warming! That’s right! That’s what the Obama administration told us recently. They said that “the danger from global warming is far more dangerous to us than extreme …

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Oh brother! Where art thou?!

Dear editor: Oh brother! Where art thou?! I mean really, where do you get this stuff? There must be something in the water here. A few weeks ago, a bizarre prognostication of smiting from outer space appeared on the pages of this newspaper. In the religion section. Apparently asteroid BL86, in just 12 short years, …

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If in the next breath

Beating Back ISIS By Martin Accad, February 20, 2015   Every few days, we seem to wake up to another massacre committed by ISIS. And these are, of course, only the ones that the media reports. ISIS, in reality, is committing massacres on a daily basis. We have become familiar with their crimes in Syria …

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Ana bahibak ya jeddi

A Hasidic Prayer at a Palestinian Conference By Yakir Englander, 01/30/2015 5:59 pm EST   I grew up in Israel, born into an Ultra-Orthodox Hasidic Jewish family, convinced that all Arabs desired my destruction, and totally unprepared for any genuine encounter with Muslims. So, my decision to participate in the seventh annual conference of AMP …

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The border between satire and insult

Hook-nosed Jew vs. Mohammed cartoons: What’s the difference? By Shoshana Kordova, Jan. 21, 2015 11:50 AM   You won’t be surprised, in these post-Charlie Hebdo days, to hear that there’s a controversial cartoon going around the Internet. I’m not talking about a French cartoon, but a drawing from 2012 by Brazilian cartoonist Carlos Latuff illustrating …

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Cui bono

Waving in the first Row By Uri Avnery, 17/01/15   THE THREE Islamic terrorists could have been very proud of themselves, if they had lived to see it. By committing two attacks (quite ordinary ones by Israeli standards) they spread panic throughout France, brought millions of people onto the streets, gathered more than 40 heads …

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Purely on the enlightened continent

Meanwhile, Gideon Levy receives a death threat By Gideon Levy, Jan. 11, 2015 3:55 AM   “The European Court for Anti-Semitic Crimes. Court Execution squad. “Re: Proceedings against participants in anti-Israeli activities. “The Court has been asked to look at the activities against Israel by Gideon Levy, journalist. “Witness Number 1 showed the article ‘Lowest …

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