Circumcision Ban Fight Turns Ugly with Anti-Semitic Comics

The fight to ban circumcision in San Francisco moved on to stereotypic anti-Semitism as a promoter of the ban  distributed a technologically modern, but all-too reminiscent of medieval, Nazi and Tsarist Jew-hatred, comic book that seeks to delegitimize the circumcision procedure. The comic is entitled “Foreskin Man” and its hero is shown as he attempts to stop circumcisions from […]

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Israel Defense Forces Train Tunnel Warfare Unit; Prepare for Fighting Terrorists in Tunnels

The IDF is training special units to fight in tunnels in Gaza and southern Lebanon, Ahram Online reports. It was reported Wednesday that every soldier in the new tunnel warfare units will be equipped with a ‘robot’ capable of transmitting high-resolution video images from inside the tunnels, which are used by Hamas in Gaza and […]

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Remarkable Israel; Its Success Speaks for Itself

by Daniel Pipes June 13, 2011 Cross-posted from National Review Online: The Corner Israel’s military prowess – operational and technological alike – is renowned; but the Jewish state, population 7.7 million, is no less impressive in other areas too: High technology: “Over the past two decades Israel has been transformed from a semisocialist backwater into […]

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Terrorists in ‘Country Club Prisons’ Use Internet, Facebook

The term “country club prison” is usually associated with the terms of imprisonment for non-violent white-collar criminals – but in Israel, it’s the hardened terrorists who  do “easy time,” at least when it comes to communicating with the outside world. While garden-variety miscreants are isolated from society during their jail terms, Hamas and Fatah terrorists […]

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Where Are the Jobs, Mr. President?

Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) is convinced that President Obama has no viable plan to revive the economy and reduce unemployment. Two years after the failed stimulus and a year since the administration’s “summer of recovery,” the unemployment rate now stands at 9.1 percent. Without much hope coming from the White House, Hensarling said lawmakers in […]

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Leaked: Assad Regime Tied to Israel Border Riots

Leaked: Assad Regime Tied to Israel Border Riots We criticized the media for taking Syrian propaganda at face value in the wake of incidents on the Israeli-Syrian border. Unverified casualty figures were broadcast despite their being based solely on Syrian claims. Despite the media’s romanticism for a story of Palestinian “refugees” attempting to return to […]

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What Should Congress Do About Libya?

The President’s actions in Libya have put the U.S., the Congress, and NATO in a bind. The Obama Administration’s failure to include Congress in its Libya deliberations prior to launching the operation and its subsequent refusal to address congressional concerns are inexcusable and have justifiably angered Congress. As frustrating as Obama’s Libya policies are,  Congress […]

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