The European June: Riots, Stonings, and Brawls

by David J. Rusin •  Jun 30, 2010 at 3:02 pm Islamists’ long march through the West involves three interlocking campaigns, each of which can be advanced violently or nonviolently: provoking conflicts with authorities (governments, courts, police, etc.), intimidating the non-Muslim public, and bullying insufficiently radical Muslims. All three facets were on display in Europe […]

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PA Thieves Drain Jewish Town Dry

by Maayana Miskin Sixty Jewish families living in the town of Pnei Hever, near Hevron, face a Sabbath without water due to Palestinian Authority water thieves. Officials at Mekorot, Israel’s national water company, say they are unable to help. Pnei Hever and other Jewish towns in the Hevron region have faced daily water theft for […]

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Russians Concerned Over Tehran Snub

by Hana Levi Julian Russians are registering concern over Moscow’s recent cancellation of its deal to sell Iran the S-300 anti-aircraft surface-to-air missile defense system. The move has prompted Tehran to ease away from Russia’s influence, warned a daily newspaper that reported Moscow will lose millions of dollars for cooperating with the United Nations on […]

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Europe: Worst for Jews Since End of WW2

by Hillel Fendel European Jewry is in its worst condition since the end of World War II. This bleak evaluation was delivered by European Jewish Congress President Moshe Kantor on Tuesday. “Jews are afraid to walk the streets in Europe with Jewish symbols”, Kantor said. “Synagogues, Jewish schools and kindergartens require barbed-wire fences and security, […]

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Pollard Phone-In Campaign Kicks Off

by Hillel Fendel The Justice for Jonathan Pollard organization, refusing to let up on its drive for his freedom, has announced a call-the-White-House campaign, scheduled to end when PM Netanyahu visits Obama in Washington next week. Organizers say that if Pollard is not freed by then, calls should continue daily until he is free.  Pollard […]

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A Little Perspective on the BP Spill

Posted by Vladimir The New Orleans Superdome is pretty big. According to an article this week in the Daily Advertiser (Lafayette, LA), the amount of oil spilled from the BP Macondo well so far would fill up one-seventh (1/7th) of the volume of the Superdome. Here’s a view of the Superdome from the air, at […]

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