Israeli Diplomat Attacked in UK

Palestinian protesters tried to attack the deputy ambassador of Israel to Britain. Protesters lunged at Talya Lador-Fresher following her lecture Wednesday at the University of Manchester. The envoy, who was not hurt, told Britain’s Jewish Chronicle that she feared she would be physically assaulted by the protesters. Lador-Fresher was removed from the area by a […]

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Excuses for Islamists

by Eric Golub FrontPage Magazine April 30, 2010 A conference at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) on April 16, 2010, offered “Critical Perspectives on the Criminalization of Islamic Philanthropy in the War on Terror.” Co-sponsored by the UCLA International Institute, the Critical Race Studies Program, and the UCLA Journal of Islamic and Near […]

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My Peace Plan: An Israeli Victory

by Daniel Pipes National Post April 29, 2010 [DP note: The title is slightly changed]   This month, Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak declared that Israel must withdraw from Palestinian territories. “The world isn’t willing to accept — and we won’t change that in 2010 — the expectation that Israel will rule another people for decades […]

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Gates: Hizballah Arsenal Bigger Than Most Countries’

Hizballah rockets can reach deep into Israel and strike major population centers. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak on Tuesday accused Syria of arming the Lebanon-based terrorist army Hizballah with dangerous new weapons, The Washington Post reported. “I would just say that from our vantage point, Syria and Iran are providing […]

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Pony Express started 150 years ago on April 3 1860

The Pony Express, the system of mail delivery by continuous horse and rider relays between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California, started 150 years ago on Apr 3. The scant 19 months it lasted ranks as one of the most colourful episodes in the history of the American West. Hollywood has immortalized the service and […]

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Caution: Threat to Jews on CA Campus

Two University of California professors warn that Jewish students face greater dangers as Muslim extremist organizations grow in campus influence. In an article on AmericanThinker.com, Leila Beckwith and Tammi Rossman-Benjamin – Professor Emeritus at the UCLA and Lecturer at the University of California Santa Cruz, respectively – write of the growth of Al-Awda, the presence […]

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In Europe, Remorse Has Turned to Masochism

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online April 27, 2010 “Nothing is more Western than hatred of the West.” So writes the French novelist and essayist Pascal Bruckner in his book La tyrannie de la pénitence (2006), capably translated into English by Steven Rendall and recently published by Princeton University Press as The Tyranny of Guilt: […]

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Emergency Alert on Puerto Rican Statehood!

House Democratic leaders plan to bring H.R. 2499, the Puerto Rico Democracy Act, to the floor of the House of Representatives for a vote this week! H.R. 2499 is “stealth legislation” designed to make Spanish-speaking Puerto Rico the 51st state. That is the only reason why Puerto Ricans are being asked to vote again, after they […]

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