Yitzhak Shamir's good, great life

BY CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— There was something about Yitzhak Shamir, Israel’s seventh prime minister who passed away last Saturday, that made you feel shy, in awe when you stood in his presence. In his eulogy at Sunday morning’s cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu noted that Shamir “didn’t radiate charisma. He simply radiated inner strength.”…

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Mahdi fever fueling confidence behind threats to Israel & US

BY REZA KAHLILI, WND— A senior Iranian cleric is warning Israel that if it attacks the Islamic state’s nuclear facilities, it will be burned to the ground. In an event dubbed “Followers of Hidden Imam,” Ayatollah Seyed Ahmad Khatami, a member of the Assembly of Experts and the substitute Friday Prayer leader of Tehran, said,…

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The case against Alan Dershowitz

BY SALOMON BENZIMRA, ISRAPUNDIT — There is little doubt that Prof. Dershowitz’s latest peace proposal of July 5, 2012, is in reaction to former Israel Justice Edmond Levy’s “Outposts Committee Report” released on July 4.  Whereas the latter finally restored the truth on the legality of the “settlements”; rejected the “belligerent occupation” approach to Judea…

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Kairos USA’s Scapegoat for Palestinian Suffering

BY DEXTER VAN ZILE, ALGEMEINER— Another group of Christian peacemakers has issued yet another statement about the Arab-Israeli conflict. The authors of this document state their goal is to “respond faithfully and boldly to the situation in Israel and Palestine.” Apparently in the lexicon of the folks who wrote this document – a group that…

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No danger in a nuclear Iran? Seriously?

BY JEFF JACOBY, BOSTON GLOBE— Are you concerned about Tehran’s drive for nuclear weapons? Political scientist Kenneth Waltz isn’t. A senior research scholar at Columbia University and former president of American Political Science Association, Waltz writes in the new issue of Foreign Affairs that it’s time we learned to stop worrying and love the Iranian bomb.…

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B'tayavon: Angel hair with goat cheese and broccolini

*Feel free to substitue regular broccoli in this recipe instead of broccolini. Ingredients 4 quarts water 1 tablespoon salt 3 cups broccolini (1 pound) or regular broccoli 12 ounce angel hair pasta 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 and 1/2 cups vegetable stock black pepper 1 teaspoon fresh basil 4 tablespoons unsalted…

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Nativity Church: 1st World Heritage Site under 'Palestine'

By TOVAH LAZAROFF, JPOST– The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem on Friday became the first World Heritage Site to be listed under the name of Palestine. Its approval, by a 13 to 6 vote with two abstentions, marks the second victory in less than a year for the Palestinian Authority’s pursuit of unilateral statehood…

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Evangelism in Jesus' Hometown

By AVIEL SCHNEIDER, ISRAEL TODAY MAG— Nazareth Elite, a sleepy Jewish town in Galilee adjacent to the Israeli Arab city of Nazareth, found itself at the center of controversy over alleged “missionary activity.” Residents woke up one morning to find the town covered with posters, headlined: “Love Has Returned to Our Family,” “God Corrects All…

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Officials slam Iran on anti-Semitism

BY AP– International officials have condemned statements made by Iran’s vice president at a UN-sponsored drug conference in Tehran where he blamed Jews for the international drug trade. Catherine Ashton, the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs, on Thursday became the latest official to condemn the remarks by Iran’s Vice President Mohammad Reza Rahimi.…

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Arab apartheid against Palestinians

BY KHALED ABU TOAMEH, GATESTONE— The plight of the Palestinian refugees in Lebanon and other Arab countries has received little attention from the mainstream media in the West. Lebanon’s apartheid laws deny Palestinians access to the majority of white collar positions in areas such as banking, medicine, management, law and education. Though born and raised…

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