It began as just another exercise in political academic wackiness at Hebrew University. A graduate student there claimed that the absence of any history of rapes of Arab women by Israeli soldiers proves that Jews are racists and oppressors, people who do not even regard Arab women as sexually desirable. The student at the Mount Scopus campus and her “research” were then awarded a university honor for these impressive “discoveries.”
A mob of up to 3000 regular people, the neighbors, marched on the house where the Shia were gathered.
Tom Friedman doesn’t understand the Middle East, though he has persuaded a big audience otherwise.
The gradual annexation of Area ‘C’ territories by the Palestinian Authority.
The ideas that this is some far left thing is a slander by Islamists.
American policymakers are likely to be carried away and to see rebel victory as the equivalent of a good and heroic victory for freedom.
Adding Turkey to the list of volatile states would mean even more uncertainty for Israel.
Is there no one who remembers this recent history?
The weapons will be given to people whose politics encompass hatred for Jews, Christians, the West generally, and Women.
Rowhani will have little power.
Yusuf al-Qaradawi knows how to express his ideas clearly and persuasively.
Do you want to arm the Syrian rebels so they can establish another Sharia state?
You have a massive counterterrorist project costing $1 trillion but when it comes down to it the thing repeatedly fails.
The problem is not cynicism but naivete.
Moderate Muslims have been neglected and isolated by this project which has helped the radicals, Islamists, and pro-terrorists.
He knows how to deal with the West and will hopefully keep the money rolling in but cannot do anything and won’t try.
Demonstrators charged that police undercover agents entered the protest areas, threw stones, and then went back behind the police lines.
Put simply, who are the friends of Israel in the region and who are the foes?
If billions of dollars have not bought PA support for a two-state solution in 20 years why should anything change now?
Egypt is like a car with ninety million problems, and to describe it as a 'total loss' is to understate the situation.
In the 6400 words used by Obama, Islam only constitutes three of them.
You might think that six Khamenei followers might split the hardline vote but don't worry as that will be taken care of in the ballot-counting if necessary.
With a 'friend' like Erdogan, Obama’s policy toward Syria, Iran, the advance of revolutionary Islamism, and the Israel-Palestinian “peace process,” is in serious trouble.
America could be said to be building a united front against Iran, but at what price?
Shavuot reflects the centrality of 'seven' in Judaism.