Category Archives: World

Monday briefs

Farewell, Arik: The AP surprises with an almost balanced story on Ariel Sharon’s funeral. Because REPUBLICAN! The media has found a scandal about misuse of government influence it can sink its teeth into. The IRS targeting conservative groups in a … Continue reading

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Monday morning briefs

O Christmas Tree: All over the Middle East this time of year, Christians are persecuted by the majority Muslim populations. So what do the Jews of Israel do? Give Christmas trees to churches in Israel and the terrortories [sic], and … Continue reading

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Europe’s bigotry on the rise

The pebble is rolling down the hill, and it’s not affecting only Jews. The global rise in anti-Semitism is being accompanied by a global rise in fascism–just like last time. Hungary’s Jobbik party is anti-Jew and anti-immigrant–and it’s gaining adherents. … Continue reading

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Yes, Iran won

The Obama administration, so desperate to make a deal, any deal with Iran, has managed to make a deal that the Iranians want. They don’t have to get rid of their centrifuges. They’re not shutting down and nuclear plants. So … Continue reading

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Tuesday, briefly

This Pope is Teh Awesome: He fires bishops for wrongdoing. He foregoes many of the trappings of the Popehood. He embraced a severely disfigured man and prayed with him. And now he says that Jews are the big brothers of … Continue reading

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The EU’s Israel bias

The breathtaking hypocrisy of the EU is on display over their rules about not giving money to organizations in the West Bank or east Jerusalem. Eugene Kontorovich is one of the team of lawyers who point out the way the … Continue reading

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Monday briefs

Yeah, eff you all for this: Russia refuses to give Chabad the library that used to belong to Rabbi Schneerson. America is actually sending Jewish artifacts back to Iraq–where there are no more Jews–instead of to Israel, where most of … Continue reading

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Friday briefs

A perfect example of Israel Derangement Syndrome: How much do people hate Israel? So much so that a simple tagged bird was carefully examined to make sure it wasn’t an Israeli spy. Yes, really. Paranoid, much? But it’s just a … Continue reading

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Cypriots and hypocrites

Have the EU or the U.S. ever held the Palestinians to any kind of standard at all? Have they stopped, or threatened to stop funding if the Palestinians don’t cease inciting hatred of Israel and Jews? Did the Palestinians ever … Continue reading

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Tuesday briefs

No money for terrorists: Canada closes down a “charity” that sends money to Hamas. Too bad the EU doesn’t have the courage to close down Hezbollah’s fundraising. But then, they’d have to declare Hezbollah a terrorist organization first, and they … Continue reading

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Tuesday briefs

Words fail: Profiles of the 19 elite firefighters who died in the Arizona wildfire yesterday. The EU are the enemy: The Dutch have decided that it’s all Israel’s fault. Of course it is. … the report, entitled “Between Words and … Continue reading

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Wednesday (finally!) briefs

Islam’s famous religious tolerance strikes again: Christians are now officially the most persecuted faith in the world. Muslim nations do not tolerate them. Government agents shut down Iran’s largest Persian-language Pentecostal church Monday, just one week after one of its … Continue reading

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To lighten the mood

The Eurovision song contest never disappoints. Please click that link to get the Buzzfeed highlights. And enjoy this parody by the host country.

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Iran’s undeclared war against Israel

Iran’s undeclared war against Israel is being raised several notches: Officials in Baghdad said that Iran’s supreme leader, Ali Khamenei, has given Major General Qasem Soleimani, commander of the Quds Force Revolutionary Guards, the responsibility of managing the struggle against … Continue reading

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Your Thursday sniefs

Yeah, I’m thinking the motive was far less noble: Hugo Chavez begged not to die as he supposedly suffered a heart attack. His last words? “Please don’t let me die.” The general passes along the bullshit that he only wanted … Continue reading

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