Democrats speak out against Hagel as Flournoy’s star rises

By JENNIFER RUBIN — WAPOST — Since the Anti-Defamation League this morning told Right Turn that potential defense secretary Chuck Hagel has made statements that “border on anti-Semitism,” Democratic lawmakers are speaking out and there is renewed interest in another contender, whose selection would also allay women’s groups complaining about the all-male lineup for second-term top…

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The New Dark Age within Egypt

By VICTOR SHARPE— What the Muslim Brotherhood’s predictable victory in Egypt means is the end of any hope on the part of women and Egyptian Christians for equal rights. The Brotherhood’s new Egyptian President, Mohammed Morsi, has made it clear that to oppose the Brotherhood’s rule is to oppose Islam itself. This guarantees that millions…

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S. Africa Christians: Don’t take sides on Israel

By JEREMY SHARON, JPOST— A group of Christian leaders in South Africa, joined by the country’s Chief Rabbi Dr. Warren Goldstein, has called on the ruling African National Congress party to refrain from taking “partisan action” in its stance towards the Israel-Palestinian conflict during its national conference that began Sunday morning. The ANC’s 53rd National…

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Video: Menorah That Survived Sandy To Be Lit At White House

A menorah rescued from a Long Island synagogue will head to Washington D.C. and be the centerpiece of Thursday’s White House Chanukah ceremony. The almost seven-feet tall, brass candelabra from Temple Israel on Long Beach will symbolize how the entire region is coming into the light after the darkness of Superstorm Sandy, according to Rabbi…

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Israeli leaders disgusted by latest church vandalism

BY RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— Israeli leaders on Wednesday expressed revulsion over the latest act of vandalism against Christian symbols. Hours earlier, presumably Jewish assailants spray-painted anti-Christian graffiti on the walls of a monastery in central Jerusalem. The Monastery of the Cross at the southern end of Jerusalem’s Sakker Park was defaced with the slogans…

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