Our World: The Syrian Spring

BY CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— Anti-regime protests in Syria are welcome departure from grim choices posed by Egypt, Libya because supporting protesters there is actually good idea. Amidst the many dangers posed by the political conflagration now engulfing the Arab world, we are presented with a unique opportunity in Syria. In Egypt, the overthrow of President…

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Internet Backlash at Facebook Defense of Third Intifada

BY CHANA YA’AR, ARUTZ SHEVA— A growing backlash is well underway in response to the unwillingness of Facebook to remove a page promoting a third violent Intifada against Israel. The site has said it will monitor and remove violent posts, but is unwilling to remove the page despite numerous complaints and clear evidence that its…

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The West supports a Judenrein Palestine

BY MATTHEW M. HAUSMAN, AMERICAN THINKER — In seeking to impose a Palestinian state on Israel, the Obama Administration, European Union, and western media have displayed a cynical contempt for history that is astounding in its breadth and scope. Pressure is brought to bear solely on Israel, who is expected to sacrifice sovereignty and security…

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Terrorism Flourishes Because It Brings Public Relations' and Political Gains

BY BARRY RUBIN— Why is terrorism against Israel increasing now? Because the terrorists have: –Everything to gain domestically. Terrorism mobilizes support among their own people and proves their militancy against rival groups. –Everything to gain regionally. There is increasing radicalization and growing power for revolutionary Islamism. Throughout the region and especially for Hamas, Egypt’s revolution–which…

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After Attack on Jews, Obama's Condolences to Palestinians

BY AARON KLEIN, WORLDNETDAILY— President Obama’s official statement on today’s bombing at a crowded bus stop in Jerusalem included a clause expressing his “deepest condolences for the deaths of Palestinian civilians in Gaza yesterday.” The statement seems to draw a moral equivalence between today’s attack in Jerusalem, in which Jewish civilians were targeted, and the…

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Gaza missles inch closer to Tel Aviv

BY ISRAEL TODAY— Gaza-based Palestinian terrorists again escalated their confrontation with Israel on Thursday when they fired foreign-built missiles at towns just 10 miles south of the heavily-populated Tel Aviv metropolitan region. Eight missiles fired from Gaza landed in or near the port city of Ashdod and a number of central Israel towns, including Rishon…

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British woman identified as fatality in Jerusalem bombing

BY DANNA HARMAN, HA’ARETZ— The woman killed in the Jerusalem bombing on Wednesday has been identified as  Mary Jane Gardner, a British student in her 50s. The British Embassy in Israel said Thursday that the woman’s family has been notified of her death. The woman was critically wounded when a bomb hidden inside a suitcase exploded…

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