The defenders of political Islam, and mass Muslim immigration into the West, need to stop confusing Muslims with jihadis and they need to stop conflating opposition to political Islam with racism.
Here are 9 fundamental misunderstandings the progressive Left has with Israel and its supporters.
The never-ending Arab-Muslim war against Jews has nothing to do with Jewish mistreatment of Arabs but everything to do with the Qur'anic religious imperative to keep "unbelievers" under submission
Israel most certainly can exist despite decreasing American Jewish friendship, although it would obviously be more difficult. Thankfully, American Jewry is not abandoning Israel.
So long as the Arabs see that even the US refuses to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem then they understand that the Jewish State remains vulnerable because its international support is flaccid.
America's 'National Pastime' is quickly becoming the 'Promised Land's' national pastime with Israel's squad surprising success in the World Baseball Classic. GO JEW CREW!
There are plenty of self-identified progressives and "liberals" who are, indeed, great friends of the Jewish people and of Israel. but the obvious fact is that the western-left, generally, is unfriendly toward Israel.
Obama will likely be known in the Jewish world as the US president who, whatever his honest intentions, did more than any to divide the Jewish people from one another and from the Jewish state.
The PA does NOT have to reject terrorism. What it must do is harder: Accept a definition of terrorism that does not change depending on the identity of the perpetrator or the identity of the victim.
The Democratic Party betrayed the State of Israel and the Jewish people when it decided that making a home for itself of anti-Semitic anti-Zionists was a dandy idea
The place to start making the Jewish claim to Israel - if I may be so bold - is with insisting upon our indigeneity to our own ancestral lands.
The Democratic Party is shaking off support for Israel because it views Israel through an anti-imperialist lens and because Muslims are a more important constituency in the long run for the party
Sadly, the ideal of ethnic and gendered diversity has been replaced on the illiberal progressive-left by multicultural fragmentation and identity politics as represented by the hijab
The great irony is that the attack in Nice may be the one that actually is NOT a terror attack it may be that Bouhlel is simply stone cold crazy and may have nothing whatsoever to do with Jihad
Democrats not only got trounced but are screaming from the rafters about racism and white supremacy. They even have the chutzpah to whine about alleged anti-Semitism of conservatives and Republicans.
The Dems and Left, has taken something worthy and noble, the Civil Rights Movement, and turned it into a bludgeon with which to silence alternative viewpoints or bully people into political submission
Mike Lumish wrote this expansion of his earlier post entitled "The U.S. Has Gone Bats!" at the request of the Jewish Press Online. We thank Mike for stating what we all feared- the West's 'Left' has gone nuts.
if Reem's restaurant was instead "Ariel Sharon's Joint and Whiskey Bar" and featured a worshipful mural of Baruch Goldstein the people of Oakland would have arisen as one and shut that place down in a New York Minute with the full support of city government. HYPOCRITES!
Whether anyone likes it or not, the left is shedding liberalism and making a comfy cozy home of itself for antisemitic anti-Zionism.
Arabs consider Jewish sovereignty on historically Jewish land an abomination before Muhammad & Allah
Two of the most significant political questions in the West today are immigration policy and identity politics. Linda Sarsour, stands at the crux of both and poses a dilemma for pro-Israel world Jewry
The penalties for those who seek to murder Jews within Israel must be harsh enough to seriously discourage the idea that it is perpetually Jew Killing Season among Arabs.
It is not merely that today's university infantalizes students, but that the students infantalize themselves when they go into "safe" rooms, sometimes containing coloring books and stuffed animals.
For 1300 years Jews lived as dhimmis sub-class non-citizens under the boot of Arab-Muslim imperial rule. With an Israel Hater out and Trump in it's time for Israel and the Jewish people to declare the days of desperate Jewish solicitude are over.
Clearly, Ha'aretz is the toxic little Israeli brother of the NY Times, but I never figured they would actually hurl poison at Jewish ballplayers in order to score points with their big brother in NY
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