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Daily Archives: March 21, 2019

Chelsea Clinton. Credit: Kyle Cassidy via Wikimedia Commons.

After the New Zealand mosque attacks, pointing fingers of blame

It’s not often that I find myself in the same boat as Chelsea Clinton. At a vigil in New York for the 50 Muslims slaughtered by a gunman at two New Zealand mosques, Clinton was...

From Renaissance to Cultural Decline

Understanding Donald Trump In American Historical Perspective. Abstract: Donald Trump's unseemly attacks on a deceased and distinguished United States Senator are merely a single symptom of this broadly pathological presidency. To understand the underlying "disease,"...
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.). Credit: Ilhan Omar for Congress via Facebook.

Treading the line between humor and anti-Semitism

Demographic surveys show that more American Jews consider humor key to their identity. The long history of famous Jewish jokesters and a style of comedy that is associated with the community is viewed as...
U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem on May 23, 2017. Credit: U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv.

‘It is time’ to recognize Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights: Donald Trump

Amid recent calls for such a move, U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday his support for Israel to remain in control over the strategic Golan Heights region. “After 52 years it is time for the United...
Holocaust-denier Fernando Paz has been nominated as a candidate to serve in Spain’s parliament in the April 28, 2019 national elections. Credit: Screenshot.

Holocaust-denier nominated as congressional candidate in Spain’s April 28 elections

A Holocaust-denier who has said that facts about the Shoah are “far from having been established with accuracy” and labeled the Nuremberg trials a “farce” has been nominated this week as a candidate to serve in...
Official Fatah Facebook page, March 20, 2019. (PMW)

Fatah honors killer of Israelis, praising his actions on Facebook

Omar Abu Laila, the terrorist who killed two Israelis in a shooting attack near Ariel on March 17, was shot dead by Israeli special forces during a gunfire exchange when the forces came to...
Soldiers with the IDF's EITAN Unit searching for the remains of missing soldiers. Credit: IDF.

One Israel Defense Force investigator’s determined search to find closure

Four decades after they vanished without trace in the battles of Israel’s War of Independence, Maj. (res.) Sharon Maayan, a researcher in the Israel Defense Forces Missing Soldier Unit, helped find the remains of...
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Credit: Amos Ben-Gershom/GPO.

Netanyahu, Pompeo meet with Cyprus president, Greek prime minister to talk energy

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the David Citadel Hotel in Jerusalem on Wednesday to...
CSULA Student Union. Credit: Justefrain/Wikimedia Commons.

California State University agrees to landmark settlement on Jewish rights

A landmark settlement has been reached between the California State University (CSU) public university system and the legal think Lawfare Project, and the law firm Winston & Strawn LLP, regarding a lawsuit brought by...
Israeli-American Council chairman Adam Milstein addressing the IAC conference in Washington, D.C. November 2018. Credit: Perry Bindelglass.

Pro-Israel philanthropist remains committed to ‘speaking out’ against anti-Semitism

Pro-Israel philanthropist Adam Milstein has said that he remains committed to speaking out against the anti-Semitic rhetoric of Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), as well as the Council on American-Islamic Relations...

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