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FDR Defenders Top List Of Absurd Holocaust Statements

12 Shevat 5770 – January 27, 2010
This is one "top ten" list no author wants to find himself on.

Conference Spotlights Americans Who Tried To Rescue Jews From Hitler

2 Tishri 5769 – October 1, 2008
Americans who tried to rescue Jews from the Holocaust - and those who tried to interfere with the rescue efforts - were the subject of a major conference in New York City last week.

Families Of Nazi Olympics Protesters Denounce China Ban On Darfur Activist

12 Av 5768 – August 13, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The children and grandchildren of prominent Americans who opposed the 1936 Berlin Olympics are following in their elders' footsteps, with an Olympics protest of their own.

McCain Reportedly Considering Jewish Congressman For VP Slot

5 Av 5768 – August 6, 2008
The political world was abuzz this week with the news that Rep. Eric Cantor, the chief deputy minority whip in the House of Representatives and that body's lone Jewish Republican, was being seriously considered by Sen. John McCain as his vice-presidential running mate.

Narrow Escape On NYC Train Platform

7 Adar I 5768 – February 13, 2008
Fourteen-year-old Avi Katz was almost struck by a train January 29 when the edge of the Kings Highway station platform collapsed beneath him.

Jewish Press Exclusive – McCain: ‘Proudly Pro-Israel’ – Says Haaretz Article Left...

19 Iyyar 5766 – May 17, 2006
In statements to The Jewish Press this week, Arizona Senator John McCain reacted sharply to an article earlier this month in the Israeli daily Haaretz that he said left "several serious misimpressions" regarding his views on Israel and the Middle East.

Bush Again Vows U.S. Military Action On Israel’s Behalf

23 Adar 5766 – March 22, 2006
For the second time in two months, President Bush has pledged that if necessary the United States would militarily defend Israel against Iran.

Jimmy Carter Slams President Bush And Israel In Geneva Speech

7 Tevet 5764 – January 1, 2004
Former president Jimmy Carter spoke sharply against the Bush administration and the Israeli government in his speech at the Geneva Accord ceremony on Monday.

Europeans Rank Israel As Greatest Threat To Peace

8 Kislev 5764 – December 3, 2003
JERUSALEM - Nearly 60 percent of Europeans say that Israel represents the greatest threat to world peace, according to a survey of more than 7,500 residents of European Union countries.

Israel Remembers Johnny Cash As Strong Supporter

21 Tishri 5764 – October 17, 2003
Country-Western singing legend Johnny Cash, who died last week in Nashville at age 71, was remembered fondly by Israeli officials as a staunch supporter of the Jewish state.

Bush: “My Commitment To Israel Is Unshakable”

2 Elul 5763 – August 30, 2003
President Bush wrapped up his White House meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on Tuesday by declaring at a Rose Garden news conference, "America is firmly committed to the security of Israel as a Jewish state and we are firmly committed to the safety of the Israeli people.

Lieberman Declares Support For Gay Partner Benefits, Partial Birth Abortion

30 Nisan 5763 – May 2, 2003
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Israeli soldiers train for urban combat at a military base in southern Israel with mock structures in background

In a speech Monday, Democratic presidential hopeful Joseph Lieberman vowed to work for congressional passage of a bill that would guarantee a range of benefits to partners of gay federal employees, and declared his staunch support for affirmative action and abortion rights ? including the partial birth procedure opposed by many Democrats.

Lieberman?s statements, made at the biannual conference of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, seemed to cement his move away from the centrist image he had crafted for himself in earlier years.

Bush: Israel Has The Right To Defend Herself

3 Av 5762 – July 12, 2002
President Bush listens as Israeli Prime Minister Sharon speaks during Oval Office visit on Monday.
AFP / Tim Sloan
President Bush listens as Israeli Prime Minister Sharon speaks during Oval Office visit on Monday.


President Bush gave Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon an overwhelmingly warm welcome at the White House Monday, reiterating his lack of trust in Yasir Arafat and his support of Israel?s right of self-defense.

?No one has confidence in the emerging Palestinian government,? Bush told reporters as Sharon stood by his side.

Israel's Twin Towers Still Standing After Plot Thwarted

11 Tammuz 5762 – June 21, 2002

Israeli officials announced on Monday that Palestinian terrorists had planned a bomb attack against the country?s tallest buildings, the twin Azrieli Towers in Tel Aviv.

Israeli soldiers prevented the attack with a raid three weeks ago on a West Bank Palestinian town, said a senior military official addressing a closed door session of the Knesset?s Defense and Foreign Affairs Committee.

Cheney To Arafat: Your Move

7 Iyyar 5762 – April 19, 2002
Vice President Cheney and wife Lynne pay their respects after laying a wreath as U.S. Marines salute at Yad Vashem, Israel's Holocaust memorial, on Monday.
AP Photo/ Pier Paolo Cito
Vice President Cheney and wife Lynne pay their respects after laying a wreath as U.S. Marines salute at Yad Vashem, Israel's Holocaust memorial, on Monday.

Vice President Dick Cheney said Tuesday morning he would personally meet with Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasir Arafat in the event of a cease-fire between Israelis and Palestinians.

Cheney, who had just completed a 10-nation visit to the Middle East, said the U.S. would remain ?very actively engaged? in talks between Israelis and Palestinians brokered by American envoy Anthony Zinni.

Two Minutes Over Baghdad: The Day Israel Saved The World

17 Shevat 5762 – January 30, 2002
Shortly after 5:30 p.m. on June 7, 1981, Israel saved the world from the threat of nuclear blackmail. In less than two minutes? time, Israeli jets laid waste an atomic reactor on the outskirts of Baghdad, and so deprived a brutish dictator the potential for mass destruction.

Bush Keeps Promise, Pulls Out of Durban

18 Tishri 5762 – October 5, 2001
George W Bush


The Bush administration pulled out of the U.N. World Conference Against Racism in Durban, South Africa, Monday evening after efforts to soften the anti-Israel language of the conference?s draft summary statement failed.

Arab Artillery Attack First On Jerusalem Since ?67

11 Tishri 5762 – September 28, 2001
Israeli tank sits between a mosque and a church during exchange of gunfire with Palestinians in the middle of Beit Jala.
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Israeli tank sits between a mosque and a church during exchange of gunfire with Palestinians in the middle of Beit Jala.


In what Israeli officials were calling the first artillery attack on greater Jerusalem since the 1967 Six-Day War, Palestinians in Beit Jala fired a mortar shell Tuesday night at Jerusalem?s Gilo neighborhood.

Police told reporters that the shell landed in the center of Gilo, which previously was thought to be beyond the range of Palestinian armaments.

—– AMERICA UNDER ATTACK —– WORLD TRADE CENTER DESTROYED, PENTAGON HIT DEATH TOLL WILL...

24 Elul 5761 – September 12, 2001
The world as we knew it changed in a matter of moments early Tuesday when terrorists crashed two hijacked planes into Manhattan?s World Trade...

?Cease-Fire? Spreads To Jordan As Arabs Kill Jew In Amman

19 Elul 5761 – September 7, 2001
Palestinian boy aims gun at image of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon during  march of over 500 Arab children on August 7 in Hebron. The gun is real.
AFP / Hossam Abu Alan
Palestinian boy aims gun at image of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon during march of over 500 Arab children on August 7 in Hebron. The gun is real.



The Middle East ?cease-fire? spread this week to Jordan when an Israeli was shot to death in Amman Monday night. The victim, a diamond merchant in his 50s, was gunned down as he left an apartment he apparently maintained in the Jordanian capital.

In a statement called in to Abu Dhabi television, a group identifying itself as the Islamic Jordanian Resistance Movement took credit for the killing.

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