The Consequences of Obama's Bungled Mideast Policy

By MICHAEL BARONE, TOWNHALL— In Libya, U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three colleagues were murdered Tuesday. Earlier that day, protesters in Egypt stormed the U.S. embassy and tore down the American flag. It was “the day the roof fell in,” proclaimed blogger and historian Walter Russell Mead. Barack Obama’s “efforts to reconcile the U.S. and…

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Hezbollah supporters to protest against anti-Islam film

By REUTERS— Supporters of the Shi’ite terrorist group Hezbollah are set to hit the streets of Beirut on Monday after its leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah called for protests against a film that portrays the Prophet Mohammad as a womanizer and a fool. Lebanon has already seen protests over the Internet video in the mainly Sunni…

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Protests breach US embassies in Yemen, Sudan

By REUTERS— A platoon of US Marines from with the fleet anti-terrorism security team have been sent to Yemen to bolster security at the embassy and are now on the ground in Sanaa, the Pentagon said on Friday. Elsewhere in the region, protesters against a film denigrating the Prophet Mohammad breached embassy walls in Tunisia…

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Obama Rebuffs Netanyahu on Setting Limits on Iran’s Nuclear Program

By MARK LANDLER and HELEN COOPER, NY TIMES— President Obama on Tuesday rejected an appeal by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel to spell out a specific “red line” that Iran could not cross in its nuclear program, a senior administration official said, deepening the divide between the allies over how to deal with Iran’s…

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Netanyahu: Israel understands America's pain over embassy murders

By RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday conveyed Israel’s condolences to the United States over this week’s murders of four consular staff members at the American diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, noting that no nation knows better than Israel what it is like to deal with such brutal acts of…

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Rosh Hashanah Guide for the Perplexed

By YORAM ETTINGER, 1.  Rosh Hashanah and the Shofar (ritual ram’s horn) symbolize and commemorate:  *The annual reaffirmation of faith in God; *The first human-being, Adam, was created on Rosh Hashanah, the sixth day of Creation, the first day of the Jewish month of Tishrey; *The opening of Noah’s Ark following the flood; *The almost-sacrifice…

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The Temple Mount is in our Hands

By RABBI TULY WEISZ, ISRAEL365— To read more fascinating and inspiring articles about the Shofar, please visit https://israel365.co.il/Home/RoshHashanah# It was 1967 and Israel was confident that the year would pass without more war.  Egypt’s Nasser had poor relations with Jordan and besides, Egypt’s defeat at the hands of Israel in 1956 was an embarrassment still fresh…

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