Attacks on Christians Sharpen with Government Collusion

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH, GATESTONE— If Muslim fanatics cannot tolerate moderate and secular Muslims, why should they be expected to accept those who belong to other faiths? As all eyes were turned this week toward Sinai, where Muslim fundamentalists killed 16 Egyptian border guards while they were having the Ramadan fast-breaking meal, Christian families were…

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From darkness of '72 Munich Olympics, Moments of Clarity

By HILLEL KUTTLER, NY TIMES— Our family trip to Cleveland for Monday night’s Indians game would ordinarily prompt a historical detour, perhaps to the site of League Park, where the Bill Wambsganss-era Indians played. Instead, I can stomach only a David Berger tour now. “Do you know the name David Berger?” I said to my…

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Aly Raisman shows up IOC with a gold salute to Munich 11

BY LEONARD GREENE, NYPOST— It wasn’t a gloved-fist salute from the medal stand, but Jewish-American gymnast Aly Raisman made quite a statement yesterday by winning a gold medal and invoking the memory of the Israeli athletes killed 40 years ago in Munich. Raisman finished first in the women’s floor exercise, but she deserves to have…

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Why is Netanyahu mum on findings legalizing Jewish settlement?

By RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— Israeli Environmental Protection Minister Gilad Erdan this week questioned why Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has remained mum on the findings of a recently concluded legal commission that concluded Jews do have a legal right to build and live in Judea and Samaria (the so-called “West Bank”). “After years in which,…

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Iran's nuclear program designed to 'finish off' Israel, Hezbollah MP says

By ILAN BEN ZION, TIMES OF ISRAEL— Hezbollah MP Walid Sakariya told Lebanese television this week that the nuclear weapon Iran is allegedly developing is intended to annihilate Israel. In a segment recorded and translated by MEMRI (the Middle East Media Research Institute), Sakariya, also a retired general, told his interviewer on Hezbollah’s al-Manar TV…

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Terrorist attack hits Sinai, Israel

By ZACHARY FISHER, inCONTEXT— Thirty-five masked gunmen in Bedouin attire opened fire Sunday at an Egyptian Army checkpoint near the convergent borders of Egypt, Israel, and the Gaza Strip. Sixteen Egyptian soldiers were killed and seven were injured in the ensuing gun battle. The gunmen then seized two vehicles and headed towards Israel in an…

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Palestinians want Obama to win

By JONATHAN S. TOBIN, COMMENTARY— Israel is being criticized today in the world press for playing hardball with five of the 12 non-aligned nations that had hoped to gather in Ramallah to formally back the Palestinian Authority’s latest attempt to get the United Nations to back their bid for statehood. The delegations from Algeria, Bangladesh,…

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"Uncle" Tom Friedman vindicates the Protocols of Zion

By RON JAGER— Just when you thought that “Uncle” Tom Friedman’s column couldn’t get any worse, that even the Times columnist couldn’t outdo himself; even I was surprised at Friedman’s latest foray into Jewish anti-Semitism. Arrogant and presumptuous, Friedman pretends to explain to us his entire convoluted modern version (Circa, elections 2012) of the Protocols…

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Egypt hunting down 2,000 terrorists

By ROI KAIS, YNET— Egypt launched on Wednesday the first air strike on militants in the Sinai region since 1973, killing at least 20 terrorists in an operation described by the Egyptian media as the “Sinai cleansing operation.” According to Egyptian security sources, over 2,000 Islamic militants reside in the Sinai region. Egyptian media outlets…

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Iran's axis of terror draws closer

By JOSEPH KLEIN, FRONTPAGEMAG— Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is having a particularly bad week. His country’s Prime Minister Riad Hijab has just defected and appealed to other top officials to “abandon this murderous and terrorist regime.” He joined a swelling number of military defectors. The armed opposition continues to strike close to Assad’s seat of…

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The Christians who protect Israel

By GIULIO MEOTTI, FRONTPAGE MAG — Thousands of evangelical Christians descended on Washington for the annual Christians United for Israel conference. They showed enthusiastic support for the Jewish State, grounded in a deep attachment to the Bible. The horrific attacks of September 11 have reinforced their fatalistic sense of identification with the Israeli citizens. They…

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Liberal rejection of Christian Zionism

By MATTHEW M. HAUSMAN, ICONOCLAST — Although Evangelical support for the State of Israel is on the rise, liberal Jews tend to regard Christian Zionists with intense distrust. There are certainly valid reasons for initial suspicion in light of the history of Christian antisemitism and missionary excess, but progressive discomfort has little to do with…

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Spy vs. Spy, America vs. Israel

By DANIEL PIPES, NRO— Israelis spying on Americans is in the news again: leaders of the Jewish state just petitioned for Jonathan Pollard’s release and the Associated Press reported with alarm that U.S. national security officials at times consider Israel to be “a genuine counterintelligence threat.” Its tone of breathless outrage suggests: How dare they!…

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Why Israel could strike Iran before November

By GIULIO MEOTTI, FRONTPAGEMAG— If the Obama administration still vehemently opposes an Israeli strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities for fear of hampering his chances for reelection, the latest Debka report reveals that Tehran is closer than ever to an atomic bomb. “The months of negotiations with the six world powers were happily used by Iran…

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