The myth of Zionist racism

BY ROBERT S. WISTRICH, YNET— It is almost 10 years since the UN-sponsored World Conference against Racism in Durban, South Africa, inaugurated a new stage in the history of “anti-racist” anti-Semitism. The Durban gathering of August 2001, ostensibly devoted to commemorating the struggle against apartheid, was rapidly transformed by the assembled NGOs into a raucous…

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German man who typed 'Schindler's List' dies at 91

BY JTA— Mietek Pemper, the man responsible for typing Oskar Schindler’s famous list that saved more than 1,000 Jews during the Holocaust, died Tuesday in Augsburg, Germany, at age 91. Pemper is to be buried in the city’s Jewish cemetery, and local officials plan to order flags to be lowered to halfmast, the Agence France-Presse…

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‘Tanks and Helicopters’ Mow Down Syria Protesters

BY GIL RONEN, ARUTZ 7— The minority Alawite regime of Bashar Assad has brought in helicopter gunships and tanks to combat a citizens’ rebellion, according to eyewitness reports. The BBC quoted a Syrian refugee who had crossed the border into Turkey as saying that Assad’s tanks attacked a village near Jisr al-Shughour Saturday. About 120…

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'Abbas looking for way out of UN bid'

BY ELIOR LEVY, YNET— Are the Palestinians having second thoughts about their unilateral bid for statehood? Faced with opposition from the United States, a number of top Palestinian officials are quietly advising President Mahmoud Abbas to drop plans to seek recognition for a state at the United Nations this fall.  Suggested hesitation aside, Palestinian Foreign…

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‘Iran caught 10 times trying to send arms to terrorists'

BY YAAKOV KATZ, JPOST— Iran has been caught red-handed in 10 different attempts in recent years to transfer weaponry to terrorists throughout the Middle East, including a recent case, in April, when a shipment of advanced missiles was caught en-route to Taliban forces in Afghanistan, according to a United Nations report obtained Thursday by The…

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The Hatch-Lieberman resolution: Pushing back on Obama on Israel

BY JENNIFER RUBIN, WASHINGTON POST— Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) have introduced a resolution that reads: Declaring that it is the policy of the United States to support and facilitate Israel in maintaining defensible borders and that it is contrary to United States policy and national security to have the borders of…

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'Religion of peace'

BY EARL COX— Recently, thousands of Muslims congregated in the downtown streets of London, England, for what they called a “Religion of Peace” demonstration. However, it seems someone forgot to inform the crowds of what they were supposed to be communicating. With all the marching, shouting, signs and placards, there was little “peace” evident anywhere. …

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Remembering Lawrence Eagleburger, a diplomat of diplomats

BY SHELLEY NEESE— Former Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger died on Saturday in Charlottesville, VA.   According to the family, he died of pneumonia although he had suffered from a heart attack the week before.   He was 80 years old and is survived by three sons, all named Lawrence. When asked by the Washington Post why…

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