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My Friend Baruch Thinks the ‘Antinet’ Event Is Sooo Jewish

8 Iyyar 5772 – April 30, 2012
"I'm no expert on the Jews, but May 20th, 2012 might be the most Jewish event in the history of Judaism," writes my friend Baruch Herzfeld. On the money, assuming Baruch means (as I believe he does) that this thing is confusing and self-contradictory like a delicious Talmudic debate.

After Dust Settles, French Security Failure in Toulouse Unequivocal

29 Adar 5772 – March 23, 2012
Friday's French newspapers want an answer to one simple question: How was a known Islamic extremist allowed to murder seven people, including three children, in three separate attacks? And the founder of France's elite police unit asked "How come the police's best unit did not manage to arrest a lone gunman?"

Obama, Clinton, Abbas, Comparing Notes on Eve of Quartet Meet

28 Adar 5772 – March 22, 2012
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton phoned President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday, ahead of a meeting of the international Quartet scheduled for next month. Clinton's call to Abbas was to follow up on discussions between Abbas and Obama a day earlier.

Germany Sells Israeli Navy its Sixth Submarine, 1 Year After Netanyahu Released PA Funds

28 Adar 5772 – March 21, 2012
Israel and Germany signed a contract purchasing the Israeli Navy's sixth submarine Wednesday. It is an SSK Dolphin Class submarine. Last year the newspaper The Welt am Sonntag reported that German chancellor Angela Merkel conditioned the sale of the Dolphin on Israeli concessions to the Palestinians, which Netanyahu obliged.

Video: London Mayor Wannabe Will Make London ‘Beacon’ of Islam

Speaking at last Friday's prayer at the North London Central Mosque, also known as Finsbury Park Mosque—and formerly controlled by convicted terrorist recruiter Abu Hamza al-Masri—Ken Livingstone, the Labor party's candidate for mayor of London, pledged to "educate the mass of Londoners" about Islam.

Le Point: Police Believe Disgraced Neo-Nazi Soldier Committed Murders

26 Adar 5772 – March 20, 2012
The French magazine Le Point reports that police are investigating the possibility that three soldiers, who had been forced out of the French army because of their neo-Nazi beliefs, committed the shocking murders of Arab French soldiers and Jewish French school children. Their description matches an eyewitness report of a facial tattoo.

Heavy Fighting in Damascus May Mark Beginning of the End for Assad

25 Adar 5772 – March 19, 2012
A heavy firefight has broken out in a main district of the Syrian capital Damascus, between Free Syrian Army rebels and forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. On Monday the sound of heavy machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades echoed throughout the night from the most heavily guarded neighborhood of the capital, which is home to a number of security facilities.

Thumbing its Nose at SWIFT Ban, Iran Relies on Alternative Methods to Continue its...

22 Adar 5772 – March 16, 2012
Five years ago, the SWIFT clearing system ban on Iranian banks would have yielded results, but nowadays Iran is relying on rogue financial systems created by South-American countries, and on its trade with India, China, Russia, Brazil and Turkey, to maintain the flow of money, goods and services for which it continues to pay with oil. It's business as usual for Iran.

IAF Kills 2 Jihadists East of Gaza City, Death Toll at 25, Efforts on...

19 Adar 5772 – March 12, 2012
Two Palestinians were killed Monday evening in an IAF strike east of Gaza City, bringing the death toll in Gaza to 25 since Friday. The IDF Spokesman reported that the IAF attacked a terrorist squad Monday night in northern Gaza, shortly before it was able to shoot a high trajectory, medium-range rocket toward Israeli territory.

Islam Expert: Numbers Don’t Add Up in CAIR Survey of US Mosques, Islamic Radicalism

A survey released two weeks ago, titled “The American Mosque 2011,” revealed a tremendous growth in the number of mosques across the US since 9/11, and claims that Islamic radicalism in the US is on the wane. But Islam expert David Yerushalmi says that many of the numbers presented in the survey don't add up, and in fact contradict similar surveys conducted in recent years.

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