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Posted on: October 11th, 2012News & Views → Media
President Barack Obama attended the wedding of the correspondent who will be the moderator for the VP debate.
Posted on: October 4th, 2012News & Views → Media
Patiently, with a good-sport's smile, without a hint of anger, Romney sought time and again to correct Obama's distortions of his program.
Posted on: September 30th, 2012News & Views → Islamists
These new regulations were announced on Thursday, just three days after the American Freedom Defense Initiative ads were put up with court approval.
Posted on: September 29th, 2012News & Views → Middle East → Iran
Three leaders: President Obama, Secretary Clinton and Canadian Prime Minister Harper by the end of last week expressed both in words and deeds a commitment to the elimination of Iran's nuclear program. Interestingly, the one whose action Friday will probably have the most profound influence on the future of Iran was Hillary Clinton, who has unleashed an old, aggressive enemy against the Mullahs' state. It may only be a matter of time before other Western powers will internalize Bibi's message.
Posted on: September 28th, 2012News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
Eltahawy was arrested Wednesday evening, September 26, in a New York City subway station because she insisted free speech included her right to deface an ad espousing a message with which she disagreed -- Pamela Geller's anti-Jihad ad. She also insisted her free speech right extended to spraying toxic paint on a woman, Pamela Hall, who tried to interfere with Eltahawy's efforts to deface Geller's ad. And then Eltahawy blamed Hall for interfering with her free speech rights and accused the arresting police officers of interfering with her "non-violent" protest, thereby engaging in anti-democratic activity.
Posted on: September 24th, 2012News & Views → Islamists
The ads are already running on the sides of San Francisco buses, they began running today, September 24th, in New York City, and they were scheduled to begin appearing in the Washington, D.C. metro system. However, the DC system balked, citing the violent rioting by Muslims allegedly inflamed by a YouTube video which represents, so Geller initiated an emergency court action at the end of last week to enforce her First Amendment rights.
Posted on: September 24th, 2012News & Views → Middle East → Iran
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told the Washington Post on Sunday that Palestinians should be able to vote the “Zionist regime” out of existence as a way of solving the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Posted on: September 24th, 2012News & Views → Media
In his Sunday interview with CBS 60 Minutes, President Barack Obama referred to Prime Minister Netanyahu's relentless pressure regarding the Iranian nuclear threat as "noise" that must be ignored in order for the president to be able to focus on American interests. He also referred to Israel as "one of our closest allies in the region." That's two snubs in one interview (Remember when we used to be THE closest ally?).
Posted on: September 23rd, 2012News & Views → Eye on Palestine
The Al-Aqsa Institute said that Israel invented new methods to Judaize Islamic holy relics in Jerusalem.
Posted on: September 21st, 2012News & Views → Islamists
The ad, which cost some $70,000, aired on approximately seven different television markets in Pakistan, according to U.S. State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland. The statement includes clips of the President saying, "Since our founding, the United States has been a nation of respect – that respects all faiths. We reject all efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others.” But he wouldn't mention the name of the offending video. (Watch apology clip)
Posted on: September 20th, 2012News & Views → Middle East → Iran
Secure America Now is the organization behind the thirty second ad which shows Netanyahu talking about the over-arching foreign policy issue of our time.
Posted on: September 20th, 2012News & Views → Israel
Satellite broadcaster YES announced Wednesday that CNN broadcasts will no longer be available after December 31.
Posted on: September 19th, 2012News & Views → Global → Europe
A group called Pro Deutschland is planning to stage a public showing of the anti-Islam film, which has been the focus of huge protests and violent attacks on American and Western diplomatic missions across the Muslim world over the past week. Pro Deutschland, which only numbers a few hundred members, appears to be putting Chancellor Angela Merkel on the spot, having to choose between civil rights and public order.
Posted on: September 16th, 2012News & Views → Media
As demands of reader participation go, this one was pretty high. You were supposed to share with us your real hopes for the new year, in an effort to impress God with our appeals as a group and—as a group—receive better attention. There is a Jewish concept of “The king’s glory is intensified by the size of His assembly,” meaning that in approaching God, the bigger the crowd, the better. But it had to be real, it had to be sincere. Here are a few of my favorites…
Posted on: September 16th, 2012News & Views → Media
Posted on: September 14th, 2012News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Hadassa Margolis is considering moving out of Beit Shemesh.
Posted on: September 13th, 2012News & Views → Islamists
A casting call published in July 2011 in Backstage magazine and in other publications listed the movie title as "Desert Warrior," and presented it as an "historical Arabian Desert adventure film." An actress in the film who asked not to be identified said the original script did not include a character named Prophet Muhammad.
Posted on: September 12th, 2012News & Views → Media
"Politically conservative Jewish students on campus were being treated like outcasts, even within the traditional Jewish campus organizations."
Posted on: September 12th, 2012News & Views → Global
Nepal and Israel issued joint commemorative stamps to mark 52 years of friendly relations between the two countries last week. The stamps showcase the highest and lowest peaks in the world which are found in both countries: Israel’s Dead Sea which is 422 meters below sea level and Nepal’s Mount Everest, at 8,848 meters above sea level.
Posted on: September 12th, 2012News & Views → Islamists
Sam Bacile, whose You Tube video trailer shows the Prophet Muhammad as a skirt chaser who favors the sexual exploitation of children, says unabashedly that he was looking to convey a message, and hopes his video will help Israel by showing the "true face of Islam." The message, apparently, has been received, loud and clear, with a reaction that so far includes to the death of U.S. consulate worker in Libya and a riot in front of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo.
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