Category Archives: Feminism

Tuesday briefs

You know, it isn’t a biased story if it’s true: The AP is covering Israel’s Haredi problems with women. It’s shameful. Women have been beaten, spit on, forced to the back of buses, and insulted. And the men doing it … Continue reading

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Wednesday in briefs

Feminists for Palestinians: Working against their own interests. Israel just graduated its first female bomb specialist. And by “bomb specialist,” I mean the non-terrorist version of that job: One who disarms bombs instead of builds them. Compare Inbal Gawi to … Continue reading

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The post-holiday news roundup

Yes, but you’re assuming Abbas wanted things to turn out differently: Elliott Abrams writes about the failure that is Mahmoud Abbas, but I think he wasn’t as much of a failure as Abrams says. He is going to get a … Continue reading

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Compare and contrast, freedom version

In Egypt, women marching for equal rights were harassed, sexually assaulted, and beaten. Thousands of men surrounded hundreds of women and drove them from Tahrir Square on International Women’s Day. The AP headline for this story? Egyptian women’s rights protest … Continue reading

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Muslim ERA Watch: Muslim Brotherhood edition

Long-time reader DG wrote the following: There’s a really cute story in the Washington Post: Egypt women stand for equality in the square Though the reporter was reporting from the demonstration on Friday, there was no mention of Sheikh Qaradawi’s … Continue reading

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Tuesday morning briefs

Netanyahu to Turkey: Bite me. NFW will Israel be apologizing to Turkey for killing nine terrorists—sorry, “activists”—who attacked IDF soldiers while they were rapelling down from helicopters and sitting in boats alongside the Marvel of Mumbles. And oh, yeah—there’s also … Continue reading

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Sunday long weekend briefs

Yeah, that outreach is really working: Iran is now practically declaring that Lebanon is its client state: They’re not even trying to hide it anymore, so the big question is: Will Iran go to war with Israel if there is … Continue reading

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Muslim ERA watch

Students at an Islamic university in India are demanding that their female teachers wear the all-covering burqa—the sack with the wire mesh for the eyes. The teacher, who is also Muslim, refuses to wear one. Sirin Middya, who described herself … Continue reading

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Muslim ERA watch: Hamastan bans hairdressers

In 2007, the New York Times happily published a lying op-ed by Ahmed Yousef that said, among other things: “Palestinians want, on their terms, the same thing Western societies want: self-determination, modernity, access to markets and their own economic power, … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve snark

Jimmy Carter’s moderate buds call for the end of Israel: The “moderate” Hamas calls for all of Jerusalem to “remain” Islamic. Not just the eastern part (which contains the Jewish Quarter, but hey, why let a few facts that occurred … Continue reading

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