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    06/12/2012 6:21:33 AM PDT · by jsh3180 · 21 replies
    via email | 2008 | Sebastian Vilar Rodrigez
    ALL EUROPEAN LIFE DIED IN AUSCHWITZ By Sebastian Vilar Rodrigez I walked down the street in Barcelona , and suddenly discovered a terrible truth - Europe died in Auschwitz ... We killed six million Jews and replaced them with 20 million Muslims. In Auschwitz we burned a culture, thought, creativity, talent. We destroyed the chosen people, truly chosen, because they produced great and wonderful people who changed the world. The contribution of this people is felt in all areas of life: science, art, international trade, and above all, as the conscience of the world. These are the people we burned....
  • Aided by Ultra-Orthodox, City’s Jewish Population Is Growing Again

    06/11/2012 8:19:22 PM PDT · by ChicagoHebrew · 3 replies
    The New York Times ^ | June 11, 2012 | Joseph Berger
    Members of these Orthodox groups also have been known to be far more likely to adopt more conservative positions on matters like abortion, same-sex marriage and the Israeli approach to the Palestinians. . . . 40 percent of Jews in the city identify themselves as Orthodox, an increase from 33 percent in 2002; 74 percent of all Jewish children in the city are Orthodox.
  • New Poll: Obama’s Jewish Support Stands at 64%

    06/08/2012 2:23:08 PM PDT · by Nachum · 88 replies
    Algeneiner.com ^ | 6/8/12 | staff
    A Gallup poll released on Friday shows 64% of registered Jewish voters currently support President Obama’s re-election, while 29% support Mitt Romney. “Among Jews, Obama’s current 64% to 29% advantage compares with a 74% to 23% advantage before the election in 2008,” Gallup writes in its new poll, entitled ‘Mormons Widely Favor Romney, Jewish Voters Back Obama’. “Thus, he is running 10 points lower among Jewish registered voters than in 2008, which is five points worse than his decline among all registered voters compared with 2008.” The Republican Jewish Coalition notes the 29% of Jewish voters who support Romney, represents...
  • New Mosque in the Heart of Large US Jewish Neighborhood

    06/04/2012 9:24:14 AM PDT · by Nachum · 18 replies
    inn ^ | 6/14/12 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    A Muslim movement has bought a posh house in the heart of a large upscale Jewish neighborhood in Baltimore, whose main artery is known as “Synagogue Row.” The Muslim sect is considered to be pacifist and at the opposite end of Islam extremism. Located on the edge of Pikesville – synonymous with “Jewish” – the Colonial-style house known as “Slade Mansion” was sold for $900,000 to the Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam, according to the Baltimore Sun. Baltimore’s Jewish population is unusual in that it is almost totally contiguous despite its size of an estimate 100,000 Jews. It stretches for miles...
  • New minority label at CUNY: ‘Jewish’

    06/03/2012 3:09:49 PM PDT · by Stoat · 25 replies
    The New York Post ^ | June 3, 2012 | Susan Edelman
    Something isn’t kosher about a CUNYscheme to single out Jews, angry professors charge. Touting a move to make its faculty more diverse, CUNYadministrators have broken out Jews into a separate minority group: “White/Jewish.” CUNYinsists “some faculty” want the label, instead of being lumped in as just white. But the theistic tag has outraged both Jewish and non-Jewish professors, and sparked a furor. “This is, as far as I know, the first time a religion has been introduced into any affirmative-action document,” said David Gordon, a history professor at Bronx Community College and the Graduate Center. “What would the response be...
  • New minority label at CUNY: 'Jewish'

    06/03/2012 6:39:55 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    New York Post ^ | June 3, 2012 | SUSAN EDELMAN
    Something isn’t kosher about a CUNY scheme to single out Jews, angry professors charge. Touting a move to make its faculty more diverse, CUNY administrators have broken out Jews into a separate minority group: “White/Jewish.” CUNY insists “some faculty” want the label, instead of being lumped in as just white. But the theistic tag has outraged both Jewish and non-Jewish professors, and sparked a furor.
  • Cardinal- progressive Catholics can be just as anti-semitic as traditionalists

    05/25/2012 11:22:59 AM PDT · by Gillibrand · 2 replies
    Catholic Church Conservation ^ | 25 May 2012 | Cathcon
    Cardinal Koch's speech in Jerusalem
  • Rabbi Yosef: Treating gentiles violates Sabbath

    05/17/2012 8:58:02 PM PDT · by olcurmudgeon · 45 replies
    Ynetnews.com ^ | May 17, 2012 | Ynet
    What should religious doctors do if a gentile is injured in a car accident on Shabbat and is rushed to the hospital? According to Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, this does not warrant violating the sanctity of the Sabbath. During a class on Sabbath halacha relating to religious physicians, the spiritual leader of Shas said that while doctors are expected to do everything in their power – even if it requires violating the Sabbath – in order to save Jews whose lives are in danger, the same does not apply for gentiles. "If a gentile were to get injured in a car...
  • The Ever-Dying Art Of Jewish Humor

    05/12/2012 7:48:30 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 40 replies
    The Jewish Week ^ | Tuesday, April 24, 2012 | Gary Rosenblatt
    OK, so there are these three guys in the hospital, and they’re very bad off, and the doctor is making the rounds. He goes over to the first patient, a Catholic, and explains that there’s nothing more he can do medically for him and asks him his last wish. “I’d like to see a priest and make a confession,” the man says. The doctor says fine, and moves on to the next patient, a Protestant. And when the doctor asks him his last wish, the poor guy says, “I’d like to see my family and say good-bye.” So the doctor...
  • Connecticut Jewish Woman Suing over Burial of Gentile in her Congregation’s Cemetery

    05/10/2012 12:22:39 PM PDT · by olcurmudgeon · 14 replies
    The Jewish Press ^ | May 5, 2012 | Jewish Press News Briefs
    The AP reports that a trial is set to begin in the case of a Connecticut Jewish woman who sued her congregation because a black woman had been buried in the interfaith section of their cemetery. Maria Balaban’s lawsuit will go to trial Tuesday in New London Superior Court. She is demanding that the remains of Jamaica-born Juliet Steer be exhumed and removed from Congregation Ahavath Achim’s cemetery in Colchester. The 73-year-old Balaban argues that the congregation broke the rule against burying gentiles in a Jewish cemetery when it allowed Steer’s burial in an interfaith section of the cemetery in...
  • Ultra-Orthodox Shun Their Own for Reporting Child Sexual Abuse

    05/10/2012 10:32:33 AM PDT · by olcurmudgeon · 14 replies
    The New York Times ^ | May 9, 2012 | Sharon Otterman and Ray Rivera
    The first shock came when Mordechai Jungreis learned that his mentally disabled teenage son was being molested in a Jewish ritual bathhouse in Brooklyn. The second came after Mr. Jungreis complained, and the man accused of the abuse was arrested. Old friends started walking stonily past him and his family on the streets of Williamsburg. Their landlord kicked them out of their apartment. Anonymous messages filled their answering machine, cursing Mr. Jungreis for turning in a fellow Jew. And, he said, the mother of a child in a wheelchair confronted Mr. Jungreis’s mother-in-law, saying the same man had molested her...
  • Drake's Profanity-Laced 'Re-Bar Mitzvha' Video Stirs Controversy

    04/17/2012 5:47:06 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    JTA ^ | Thursday, April 12, 2012
    Thanks to hip-hop superstar Drake’s latest music video, there are now far more eyes focusing on Temple Israel’s bimah than there are even during the High Holidays. And even though the song’s lyrics are decidedly more profane than sacred, the Reform synagogue's president said he hoped the video would help Jewish youth connect to Judaism. The video, parts of which were filmed in the Miami shul’s sanctuary, purports to depict Drake’s “re-bar mitzvah,” showing the Jewish rapper reading from what appears to be a Torah. But the accompanying song, "HYFR" (Hell Yeah F***ing Right), has nothing to do with a...
  • Palestinians Stalk Jewish Students at US University – Post “Eviction Notices” On Their Dorm Rooms

    04/11/2012 12:49:57 PM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Gatewary Pundit ^ | 4/11/12 | Jim Hoft
    Palestinian students are stalking Jewish students at Atlantic University. The Palestinians recently posted “eviction notices” on their dorm rooms. This is a harassment. The radical Palestinian students should be expelled. YNet reported: Some 200 Jewish students attending Atlantic University receive fake eviction notice sent by pro-Palestinian activists More than 200 Jewish students attending Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, were surprised to find “eviction notices” posted to their dorm room doors on Friday. The students later found out that the fake notices were placed by the Students for Justice in Palestine. According to the Sun Sentinel, the group’s stunt was...
  • From Israel, New York, LA to London, Paris, Rome Jews Celebrate Passover on Facebook

    04/06/2012 1:06:03 PM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 1 replies
    Israel News Agency / Google News ^ | April 6, 2012 | Herb Brandon
    From Israel, New York, LA to London, Paris, Rome Jews Celebrate Passover on FacebookBy Herb Brandon Israel News AgencyJerusalem, Israel --- April 6, 2012 .... One just might call it the largest Passover Seder table in the world. From Tel Aviv and Jerusalem to New York and London, thousands of Jewish Internet surfers are uploading Passover stories, photos, recipes and videos on Facebook. "Passover is all about family and Facebook is helping to bring families and friends together on this special Jewish holiday," says Internet and social media pioneer Joel Leyden. "What we are witnessing now is the upside of...
  • Oh those crazy Jewbagging kids!

    04/04/2012 8:00:24 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 26 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 04-04-12 | Michael Henkins
    I can say without a doubt that my past is loaded with youthful indiscretions followed by a condensation trail of beer cans and cigarette butts as I rocketed into my forties. To say I speak with sympathetic experience when it comes to matters of drunken idiocy would be an understatement. With that being said…. What the hell is this little Debbie Wasserman Schultz protégée thinking? Adam Kredo of The Washington Free Beacon has an article with screen captures depicting one Dani Gilbert, a staffer of Debbie Wasserman Schultz, referring to herself as a “Jewbag” and a proud member of “Jew...
  • Israel to Demand Justice for Jewish Refugees

    04/03/2012 1:06:09 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 1 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 3/4/12 | Gabe Kohn
    Israel announced Tuesday it will launch an international awareness campaign highlighting the historic injustice done to Jews from Arab countries. Following the declaration of the State of Israel in 1948 numerous Arab countries expelled their Jewish citizens and seized their assets - forcing them to become refugees in Israel. Foreign ministry officials note that 850,000 Jewish refugees lost billions of dollars in assets and were forced to begin anew in Israel with only what they could carry on their backs. The officials added that while Arabs nations have perpetuated the status of "Palestinian refugees" in their nations for generations in...
  • More Threats Against Toulouse Jewish Day School

    03/28/2012 8:35:48 AM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    INN ^ | 3/28/12 | Chana Ya'ar
    The Toulouse Jewish day school terrorized by an Al-Qaeda jihadist has received anti-Semitic phone calls and emails following the attack. The Toulouse Jewish day school terrorized by a radical Islamic jihadist has received a wave of anti-Semitic phone calls and emails following the attack. Last week Mohammed Merah murdered Rabbi Jonathan Sandler, a teacher, his two young sons Aryeh and Gavriel, and the young daughter of the principal of the Otzar HaTorah day school. In the previous week, Merah had also shot to death three French paratroopers, all Muslims of North African descent. Merah told French media and police during...
  • Scientific, Scriptural evidence points to authenticity of image of Jesus on Shroud of Turin

    03/25/2012 5:04:13 PM PDT · by Coleus · 44 replies · 4+ views
    theBeacon ^ | 03.22.12 | Michael Wojcik
    For nearly two decades, a stubborn Barrie Schwortz remained skeptical about the authenticity of the Shroud of Turin, even after having seen most of the overwhelming evidence in favor up close with his own eyes. Still this lifelong Jew and official photographer for the scientific study team that investigated the shroud in 1978 kept wondering — does this centuries-old burial cloth bear the actual image of the crucified Jesus, as millions believe, or does this widely venerated relic represent little more than a great medieval forgery, perpetuated by a clever artist? “I was skeptical [about the shroud’s authenticity] for 18...
  • Next Year in Tripoli (Will my people -- the Jews of Libya -- Ever Be Able to Go Home?)

    03/23/2012 2:47:05 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 1 replies
    I am a Jew from Libya. Although my family and I were forced to flee Libya for Rome after the 1967 war between Israel and its Arab neighbors, I still consider myself to be a proud Jew, a proud Libyan, and a proud Italian. I have been back four times since 1967, but have been forced to leave each time. Although much time has passed, I still feel the freshness of Tripoli's air and its special light: hot, but not blinding. I want to feel that light again -- but in a stable Libya, a country that affirms freedom, justice,...
  • Jewish institutions worldwide beef up security after shooting attack in France

    03/19/2012 9:42:05 PM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies · 1+ views
    Haaretz ^ | 3/19/12 | Anshel Pfeffer
    Toulouse, France - Jewish institutions around the world are stepping up security after a gunman killed four people - three of them children - at a Jewish school in the southwestern French city of Toulouse yesterday. (Snip) About 200 students study at the small, private, religious school, which has no exterior signage to indicate that it is a Jewish institution. Intelligence work was apparently undertaken prior to the attack. The gunman took advantage of the fact that, despite the tall gates surrounding the school and security cameras at the entrance, no security guard was standing at the site. In the
  • New York City police tighten security at Jewish sites (following deadly attacks in France)

    03/19/2012 1:27:11 PM PDT · by xzins · 20 replies
    msnbc ^ | 19 Mar 12 | Reuters
    NEW YORK — New York police ramped up security at synagogues and other Jewish institutions citywide on Monday following the deadly attack on a Jewish school in Toulouse, France. "Although there is no known specific threat against New York City, the NYPD has taken the precaution of stepping up coverage of Jewish neighborhoods and institutions in the city," Browne said in a statement. "The NYPD's counter-terrorism posture is informed by events abroad, including the fatal attack on the Jewish school in Toulouse today," he said. New York, home to more than 1.4 million Jews, has the largest Jewish population of...
  • Man Arrested for Scrawling Star of David on Tunis Mosque

    03/17/2012 10:12:40 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    Gulf News ^ | March 17, 2012 | Habib Toumi
    A Tunisian man has been arrested after he scrawled the Star of David on the wall of a mosque in the capitalManama: A Tunisian man has been arrested after he scrawled the Star of David on the wall of a mosque in the capital on Friday. Witnesses said that the man, reportedly in his 50s, spray painted the “Israeli star” as thousands of worshippers were leaving Al Fateh Mosque in downtown Tunis following the Friday prayers. He then attempted to hide within a group of worshippers, but was spotted by young people who searched his bag. However, the man refused...
  • Derrick Bell in 1994: ‘Jewish Neoconservative Racists’

    03/09/2012 5:06:49 PM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Comentary Magazine ^ | 3/9/12 | John Podhoretz
    The controversy over the videotape of Harvard Law School student Barack Obama speaking in support of his professor Derrick Bell during Bell’s one-man 1990 uprising against the law school’s failure or refusal to hire a black woman as a professor has caused a predictable back-and-forth about what it might mean for Obama to have a favorable view of Bell. Michael Powell of the New York Times reflected conventional opinion in liberal media circles when he tweeted: “Derrick Bell, Radical? We’re to pretend our history cleansed? He fought 4 Civil Rights in Mississippi.” It is incumbent on Powell and others, if...
  • Exclusive Audio: Harvard Anti-Israel Conference: The Jewish People Does Not Exist

    03/04/2012 8:23:45 PM PST · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Big Peace ^ | 3/4/12 | Joel B. Pollack
    Anti-Israel activists who have gathered this weekend at Harvard University's "One State Conference" were told yesterday that the Jewish people do not exist. Prof. Susan M. Akram of Boston University's School of Law told the gathering that there is no legal basis for Jewish self-determination--at all: Israel’s claim of a state, on the basis of exclusive and discriminatory rights to Jews [sic], has never been juridically recognized. In other words, the concept of the Jewish people as a national entity with extraterritorial claims has never been recognized under international law. Similar denials of the Jewish people's existence and rights enabled...
  • University of California-Davis Officials Do Nothing as Muslim Fanatics Disrupt Jewish Event (Video)

    02/29/2012 10:48:28 PM PST · by Nachum · 10 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 2/29/12 | Jim Hoft
    University of California-Davis officials did nothing last night when Jew-hating Muslim fanatics disrupted a Jewish event on campus. Watch as this radical fanatic harasses and disrupts the event. Via Atlas Shrugs: rom the video: On Monday, February 27, a program, sponsored by Chabad entitled “Israeli Soldier’s stories” was scheduled at UC Davis. Ran, a Israeli reservist, and Ranya, a Druze woman whose father and brother fought in the IDF maintained their dignity and composure in spite of a consortium of haters from Students for Justice in Palestine, the MSA and JVP who had planned to disrupt their presentation. This young...
  • Coach of Orthodox Jewish Basketball Team Still Hopeful Texas-Sized 'Miracle' Will Allow Them To Play

    02/29/2012 3:16:30 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 7 replies · 1+ views
    Fox News ^ | February 29, 2012 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    The boys basketball team at an Orthodox Jewish school in Texas is hoping for a "miracle" after a state agency turned down the 23-5 squad's request to reschedule a tournament semifinal game that falls on the Sabbath. The Houston-based Beren Academy Stars stormed into the semifinals of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools' 2A tournament and was set to tip off against Dallas Covenant at 9 p.m. Friday. Beren players, however, observe the Sabbath between Friday evening and Saturday evening and will not play basketball during those hours, coach Chris Cole told FoxNews.com.
  • 'Modesty Patrol lynched me'

    02/29/2012 9:26:49 AM PST · by Fyvush · 12 replies
    ynet news ^ | Feb. 29, 2012 | Yaron Doron
    A 70-year-old ultra-Orthodox woman found herself the target of a brutal religious hate crime on Monday night, when four thugs broke into her home and beat her up before leaving her handcuffed and bleeding.
  • Josh Mandel - Ohio conservative candidate for U.S. Senate

    02/21/2012 5:48:42 PM PST · by Iam1ru1-2 · 12 replies
    Senate Conservative Newsletter - Email | Sen. Jim DeMint
    Fellow Conservatives: The first primary election for U.S. Senate will occur in Ohio two weeks from today. Voters can send a true conservative fighter to Washington by nominating State Treasurer Josh Mandel. Josh Mandel is not only the strongest conservative in the race, he also has the best chance of defeating Democrat U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown -- ranked the most liberal politician in the Senate. Help SCF Push Josh Mandel On To Victory We looked for a suitable candidate to take on Sherrod Brown for nearly six months last year. Several names were floated, but nobody stepped forward until a...
  • Wide range of religious leaders testify (at House Committee) against contraception mandate

    02/17/2012 6:11:53 AM PST · by NYer · 6 replies
    cna ^ | February 16, 2012 | Michelle Bauman
    Bishop William Lori testifies about religious liberty at a House subcommittee hearing. Washington D.C., Feb 16, 2012 / 04:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).-  Individuals from a variety of religious backgrounds testified at a congressional hearing about the threat to religious freedom posed by a new federal contraception policy. Bishop William E. Lori of Bridgeport, Conn. explained that the debate is not about whether contraception should be illegal but whether religious employers that object should be “forced to pay for it.”At a Feb. 16 hearing before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Bishop Lori joined other witnesses to testify...
  • Abbas: We Won't Recognize Israel as a Jewish State

    02/12/2012 5:12:45 PM PST · by Nachum · 15 replies
    inn ^ | 2/12/12 | Elad Benari
    Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday that the PA will not meet Israel’s demand that it recognize Israel as the Jewish State, Kol Yisrael radio reported. According to the report, Abbas explained this statement using the reasoning that once that the PA agrees to this requirement, there would be no value to the million and a half PA Arabs living in Israel, and no refugee would be allowed to come back to Israel, in keeping with the PA demand that Israel allow millions of Arab refugees to return to their old homes in Israeli cities as part of...
  • CNN Israel all but confirms firing Jewish journalists

    02/12/2012 4:52:45 PM PST · by Nachum · 19 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 2/12/12 | Carl in Jerusaleim
    You will recall that last Friday, I blogged a report that CNN Israel had fired all its Jewish journalists. Several of my blogging friends were afraid to run with the story, largely because it came from a blog that most of us had never seen before. I ran with it (although as a "Report" and not as confirmed fact) because I found the fact that they had all the journalists' names and that one of them was confirmed to me independently by someone who knew him, convincing. CNN has finally responded to the rumor. The response is not going to...
  • CNN Fires Entire Jewish Staff Of Israel Bureau, Keeps Only Arab Reporters

    02/10/2012 3:59:50 PM PST · by Nachum · 20 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 2/10/12 | Pamela Geller
    We have always known how anti-Israel and biased CNN (Crescent News Network) is. Now there is no pretense. They have laid bare their antisemitism for all the world to see. Unabashed prejudice. One can only imagine the propaganda packaged as "news" that we will be subjected to from their 'Palestinian' stringers. CNN Fires Entire Jewish Staff Of Israel Bureau - And Retains Only Arab Reporters (Before It's News) CNN's Israel bureau is downsizing, reportedly to cope with a reduced budget due to falling advertising revenues. That doesn't explain why they fired four Israeli Jewish journalists (out of a crew of...
  • Obamacare and Healthy Kids Initiative Requires Pork Be Served In Jewish and Muslim Schools

    02/09/2012 5:02:35 PM PST · by MindBender26 · 18 replies
    We're Faux'ed | Ed Sherdlu
    Today in Washington, First Lady Michelle Obama announced dictates of Obamacare and her Healthy Kids Initiative will require pork, bacon, ham and other non-kosher, non-halal foods be served the nations’ schools, including those operated by Jewish or Muslim organizations. “Everyone understands the benefits of chicken in a diet, but pork is often called “The Other White Meat” said the First Lady. “Lean pork is a great alternative to fatty beef” added Second Lady Jill Biden who joined Mrs. Obama for the announcement, held at the new Mother Seaton – Christ the Redeemer Birth Control Pill Distribution Center. The only hitch...
  • A Yiddish Revival on German Soil

    01/11/2012 7:11:40 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 5 replies · 1+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 01/11/2012 | Ben Niran
    Silence settles over the auditorium of the Ottmar Gerster municipal music school in Weimar, Germany. From a corner of the hall, a group of elderly women begin to sing, timidly, in German, “A boy saw a little rose, little rose upon the fields.” Schubert’s melody rises, graceful and solemn; the audience, some 70 people from various age groups and nationalities listens intently. Soon, the voices fade away, and a middle-aged man with a beard, glasses and curly hair sits down at the piano to lead the audience in the next song. But this time, the words are in Yiddish. “If...
  • Keith Hudson, Father of Katy Perry, Apologizes For Anti-Semitic Remarks

    01/10/2012 8:15:13 PM PST · by IsraelBeach · 11 replies
    Israel News Agency / Google News ^ | January 10, 2012 | Joel Leyden
    Keith Hudson, Father of Katy Perry, Apologizes For Anti-Semitic Remarks By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem --- January 10, 2012 .... In a letter addressed to the ADL, Simon Wiesenthal Center and myself, representing the Israel News Agency, Keith Hudson, father of singer Katy Perry, apologized for recently making anti-Semitic remarks. Yesterday, I wrote the following letter to Mr. Hudson: "Dear Preacher Hudson, As a man who believes in Jesus Christ - why do you make racist statements about Jews and money? You stated: 'You know how to make the Jew jealous? Have some money, honey.' 'You go to...
  • Islamic antisemitism: "As soon as I found out that they were Jewish, I had this sudden urge to push

    01/08/2012 6:39:04 PM PST · by Nachum · 31 replies · 1+ views
    Jihad Watch ^ | 1/8/12 | Robert
    The ex-Muslim who blogs over at Liberated continues her explorations of Islamic antisemitism: I have an Egyptian colleague who recently went on a trip to Europe with his family. During one of the train journeys, his 7-year-old daughter got friendly with a similar aged American girl on the train, and then both the parents also introduced themselves since they had a few hours more to go. After a few minutes of casual conversation, my colleague found out that they were Jewish Americans. According to his own admission, he said “Shakila, as soon as I found out that they were Jewish,...
  • Paultards Claim Third Place Iowa Finish Is Part Of “Anti-Democracy Jewish Conspiracy” – With Video

    01/05/2012 9:10:44 AM PST · by Nachum · 9 replies · 1+ views
    Pat Dollard ^ | 1/5/12 | YouTube
    This video is provided by the founder of the 9/11 Troofer website, “WhatReallyHappened” His video description describes a supposed eeevvviiilll Zionist Conspiracy to control the US election process: The Israeli Defense Firm That Tallies The Iowa Caucus (Rense) — The Iowa caucus is only a few days away and the nation’s attention will be directed to the results, which signify the beginning of the U.S. presidential race. But does anyone watch who tallies the results of the Iowa caucus? The Iowa caucus results were tallied in 2004 by a company that is headed by a man whose company was bought...
  • Jewish English-language magazine launched in Germany

    01/03/2012 9:39:33 AM PST · by Nachum · 6 replies
    JTA ^ | 1/3/12 | JTA
    BERLIN (JTA) -- German-Jewish author Rafael Seligmann has launched a Jewish quarterly magazine. Jewish Voice From Germany, a private initiative started last week, is aiming to convince English-speaking Jews around the world that there is a future for Jewish life in Germany. Seligmann, 64, a native of Israel who came to Germany with his parents in 1957, told JTA that it pains him that many Jews outside Germany associate his country only with the Holocaust. “The fact is, we are a small but a very fast-growing Jewish community in Germany,” Seligmann said in a telephone interview. “We have a vivid...
  • Jewish And Mexican Cooking Meet In 'Challa-peño'

    12/26/2011 10:40:56 PM PST · by nickcarraway
    NPR ^ | December 25, 2011 | ALEX SCHMIDT
    Food memories are vivid. What you ate as a kid can whisk you right back to that lost time in your life — but for my mother's parents, Martha and Jerry Schneider, one special food memory eludes them. My grandparents spent most of their lives in Mexico City but now live in Los Angeles. After many years of living in Mexico City, one particular recollection still stands out: the best Jewish food they had ever tasted was cooked by a couple in downtown Mexico City on a street called Justo Sierra. Although Mexico City was home, their families were from...
  • 7 Jewish girls abducted by Bedouin in the Negev last month, at least one raped

    12/26/2011 10:49:02 AM PST · by Nachum · 11 replies · 2+ views
    Israel Matsav ^ | 12/26/11 | Emily Esfahani Smith
    The girls in this picture have no connection to this story. In fact, it's a sad comment on the state of our people that when I did a Google image search for 'Jewish girls' (no quotation marks), every one that came up before this one was arguably pornographic. Seven Jewish girls between the ages of 11-18 have been abducted in the past month by Bedouin men in southern Israel. At least one was raped. Seven victims last month alone are aged 11-18. These are only cases that were reported to police but many others are believed to have taken place...
  • Santa Claus Sacked At Hoboken, N.J. Elementary School Jewish Parent Objects,

    12/21/2011 4:20:42 PM PST · by Coleus · 55 replies
    cbs ^ | 12.20.11
    <p>Santa Claus has been “suspended” at one New Jersey school, after some parents complained it was religious discrimination.  Picture day with Santa is a long-standing tradition at Calabro Elementary School.  But this year, one parent, who is Jewish, pointed out other traditions weren’t being represented, reports CBS 2’s Kathryn Brown.</p>
  • Jewish left wrong to attack Allen West

    12/21/2011 6:18:17 AM PST · by T.O.K. · 10 replies · 1+ views
    BizPacReview.com ^ | december 20,2011 | Alan Bergstein
    "If Joseph Goebbels was around, he'd be very proud of the Democrat Party because they have an incredible propaganda machine." Those words of Congressman Allen West, R-Plantation, caused local Democrats and their Jewish supporters to shake and shiver with anger laced with a bit of politics. Frankly, I don't know which posture is more important to them. The Anti-Defamation League, the American Jewish Committee and local Jewish organizations immediately responded to calls for action from their Democratic cohorts and sent out messages of outrage to West over his comments
  • U.S. Jewish conservatives target Obama for treating Israel 'like a punching bag'

    12/15/2011 12:08:07 PM PST · by Nachum · 8 replies
    Haaretz ^ | 12/15/11 | Natasha Mozgovaya
    Full-page ad in major newspapers by Emergency Committee for Israel criticizes U.S. President for Israel policies, as senior New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman says Congress 'bought' by Israel lobby. Published 21:27 15.12.11 Latest update 21:27 15.12.11 U.S. Jewish conservatives target Obama for treating Israel 'like a punching bag' Full-page ad in major newspapers by Emergency Committee for Israel criticizes U.S. President for Israel policies, as senior New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman says Congress 'bought' by Israel lobby. By Natasha Mozgovaya Tags: Jewish World Barack Obama Benjamin Netanyahu US Jews Get Haaretz on iPhone Get Haaretz on Android A...
  • Ron Paul Barred From Republican Jewish Event

    12/05/2011 10:42:05 AM PST · by Slyscribe · 128 replies
    IBD's Capital Hill ^ | 12/5/2011 | Sean Higgins
    The Republican Jewish Coalition will host a candidate forum on Wednesday. N.J. Gov. Chris Christie will give the keynote speech and all of the major contenders are reportedly confirmed to attend, but one: Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas. “Ron would be happy to speak to their group, but he was not invited,” spokesman Jesse Benton told Capital Hill, via email. “We called to ask if he could speak, and they said he was not welcome.”
  • Republican Jewish Coalition Bars Ron Paul From Presidential Debate

    12/02/2011 1:35:29 PM PST · by STD · 22 replies · 1+ views
    Reason Magazine ^ | 12/01/11 | Reason
    On Wednesday, Dec. 7, the Republican Jewish Coalition will host a presidential-candidates forum featuring Michele Bachmann, Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman, Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, and Rick Santorum. Not invited is the GOP candidate currently polling around third in New Hampshire and second in Iowa: Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas). The explanation: Paul was not invited to attend the RJC's candidates forum because the organization - as it has stated numerous times in the past - "rejects his misguided and extreme views," said [RJC Executive Director Matt] Brooks.
  • Publisher of The Jewish Week Warns Jews "Don't Piss off Obama"

    11/17/2011 7:00:00 PM PST · by Nachum · 29 replies
    Yid with Lid ^ | 11/17/11 | Jeff Dunitz
    Sometimes it astounds me the extent to which a progressive "journalist" will go to spin stories in their direction, thus putting politics before serving the readers. Sometimes it astounds me the extent to which a progressive Jew will go to promote their favorite politicians thus putting politics before either their home country, America or the Jewish people. In his latest column in the paper he publishes, Gary Rosenblatt of the Jewish Week astounded me times two, as he talked about the disastrous ADL/Abe Foxman request for Jews to avoid criticizing the POTUS and warned that if American Jews upset President...
  • Jewish Group Ignores the Elephant in the Room

    11/08/2011 4:18:03 PM PST · by SJackson · 15 replies
    Family Security Matters ^ | 11-8-11 | Charles Jacobs
    An Open Letter to Abe Foxman, National Director of ADL Dear Abe, As you yourself have said, Islamic anti-Semitism constitutes the largest threat faced today by world Jewry. Funded in the main by Saudi petro dollars, mosques and madrassas around the globe teach millions of Muslims that Jews are the sons of monkeys and pigs, the murderers of prophets and the enemies of Islam. This poison has reached beyond Muslim lands and into Europe where Jews and Jewish institutions have become under increasing physical assault. It has also reached onto American shores, and radical Muslim leaders here teach American Muslims...
  • Jewish MP threatened by Muslims in London

    10/30/2011 11:23:43 AM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 10/30/11 | Carl in Jerusalem
    British MP Mike Freer was threatened by 'peaceful' Muslims on Friday as he tried to meet constituents in a North Finchley mosque. Mr Freer said about 12 people forced their way inside, with one of them calling him a "Jewish homosexual pig". The trouble began after messages on the Muslims Against Crusades website urged supporters to target him, he said. Mr Freer said a message posted ahead of the incident on the group's website made reference to Labour MP Stephen Timms, who was stabbed while holding a surgery in east London last year.
  • Jewish Man Scolded, Mocked By Occupy Wall Street Protester (Video Included)

    10/07/2011 4:00:59 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 32 replies
    Annenberg Digital News ^ | 10/7/2011 | Reut Cohen
    A video posted on Tuesday shows a young man spewing anti-Semitic rhetoric at an observer of the Occupy Wall Street protests in Zuccotti Park. The protester mocked the older Jewish man and told him to “go back to Israel.” National Review correspondent Charles Cooke explained what happened: Moments after I arrived, I saw a Jewish gentleman being berated when he criticized a protester. (Shortly after my video camera was switched off, he (inexplicably) shouted the N-word at the same man.)
  • Sarkozy: Jewish State a 'Silly' Idea

    10/06/2011 6:28:08 PM PDT · by Nachum · 39 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 10/6/11 | Gavriel Queenann
    French president Nicolas Sarkozy squarely blames Israel for stalled talks and says the Jewish state's national identity is "silly." According to the oft-controversial French magazine Le Canard Enchaîne, President Nicolas Sarkozy thinks the idea of a Jewish state is "silly." "It is silly to talk about a Jewish state," Sarkozy said in reference to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's assertion no true peace could be made until officials in Ramallah accepted Israel's essential Jewish identity. "It would be like saying that this table is Catholic," he added. "There are two million Arabs in Israel." Sarkozy also placed sole blame for failed...