Thursday, June 30, 2011

Obama's Relentless Assault on Israel

Israel is the country which has suffered from jihadi terror more than all western nations and which has been on the frontlines of the jihad for decades before America and Europe became targets. Nevertheless the Obama administration has placed Israel on the list of nations which support terrorism while removing nuclear proliferator North Korea. There is no logical reason for this decision other than spite. Obama has been gunning for Israel since he came into office and his fury towards Israel has only been exacerbated ever since Bibi embarrassed Obama in May by publicly rejecting his suicidal demands to retreat to the indefensible '67 lines. So now Obama is taking actions toward Israel which are becoming more openly and increasingly hostile. Apparently he is convinced that being openly anti-Israel will not have any negative effect on Jewish donors and voters for next year's election. He has no fear of losing Jewish liberal support regardless of his treatment of Israel.

Atlas Shrugs:
Jun 29, 2011 (18 hours ago)Obama Administration Puts Israel On List Of Countries That Support Terrorism, Removes North Koreafrom Atlas Shrugs by Pamela Geller

It is only fair that deluded and self-loathing Jews who continue to support the despot in the White House despite his relentless campaign against the Jews should be the first on the Obama trains. And they are coming.

Obama's relentless pounding on the Jews mimics previous dictatorial leaders in recent history who promoted alienation of the Jews in concert with national socialism (another Obama favorite).

Obama's anti-semitism is meticulously documented in my book, The Post American Presidency: The Obama Administration's War on America.

Obama Administration Puts Israel On List Of Countries That Support Terrorism Yid with Lid
Only in the twisted world of the Obama Administration, where allies are trashed, and enemies are embraced, could the tiny nation of Israel, on the front lines of the war on terror for decades, be on a list of 36 nations which “have shown a tendency to promote, produce, or protect terrorist organizations or their members.”


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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

The Ongoing Global Assault Against the Jews

In this country there is an attempt to ban circumcision in San Francisco. Some European countries are trying to ban kosher slaughter under the guise of preventing cruelty to animals. Never mind that kosher slaughter is more humane than other forms of animal slaughter. Never mind that islamic slaughter actually does disregard the suffering of the animals, yet there is no movement to ban islamic slaughter. Despite leftists protesting that their attacks and demonization of Israel are not motivated by anti-Semitism, the above examples clearly reveal a pattern showing the left is waging war on Jews and Judaism itself.

Via Israpundit:
Poisoning the well of animal welfare
By Spengler, ASIA TIMES

A version of the essay below appeared in the Dutch-language daily newspaper De Volkskrant on June 16. For months, the Dutch parliament has debated a bill that would ban kosher slaughter on supposed humanitarian grounds. On June 23, parliament offered a compromise according to which the Jewish community will have a chance to demonstrate that this 3,000-year-old practice does not cause animals to suffer. Given that kosher slaughter is mandated in order to prevent animal suffering, the entire proceeding is grotesque. This might seem like an esoteric issue affecting a small religious minority; on the contrary, I argue, it is on just such questions that the moral survival of the West depends – Spengler.

For the first time in Western history, the physical as well as emotional pain felt by animals became a human concern three
millennia ago in the Jewish Scriptures. Not only does the Hebrew Bible prohibit meat obtained by hunting – the least humane way of killing animals – but it forbids the owner of an ox from muzzling the beast while it threshes grain, or killing a calf in the presence of the mother cow.

The sanctity of all life, animal as well as human, informs all of Jewish religious law, including the painless killing of animals through kosher slaughter. The biblical heritage of the West is the well from which we draw our modern concept of the sanctity of life. Holland’s Party of the Animals now proposes to poison this well.

Jewish standards for humane treatment of animals are far more restrictive than those of the Netherlands, or indeed of any country in the world. There is no bill presently before the Dutch parliament to ban consumption of wild game, which is killed in the hunt by methods that often inflict considerable suffering. Nonetheless, there is a bill to ban kosher slaughter, which was designed from the outset to inflict the minimum of pain.

Evidence is overwhelming that kosher slaughter is just as humane as any modern method of killing animals, and more humane as a matter of practice. The standard method in today’s slaughterhouses – shooting a bolt into the animal’s forehead – has a high failure rate, and animals frequently are shot several times before losing consciousness.

Temple Grandin, America’s foremost expert on humane treatment of cattle, published the definitive study on the subject in the May 2006 issue of the journal Anthropology of Food. Professor Grandin was the subject of an eponymous 2010 feature film.

Observing the slaughter of animals by a trained Jewish specialist, she reported: “I was relieved and surprised to discover that the animals don’t even feel the super-sharp place as it touches their skin. They made no attempt to pull away. I felt peaceful and calm.” More skill is required for humane slaughter without stunning, Grandin observes, but Jewish religious law requires special implements and a very high level of skill. Muslim halal slaughter, according to Grandin, has no such safeguards.

But all this is well known, and has little to do with present proposals to prohibit kosher practices in Holland, where a single schochet slaughters a couple of thousand animals a year – against perhaps 400 million killed by a bolt in the brain delivered by a semi-skilled slaughterhouse worker who often must repeat the procedure on a suffering animal.

It is yet another blow against the tiny remnant of once-great observant Jewish community whose association with Dutch liberty and national prowess goes back half a millennium, to the arrival of refugees from the Spanish and Portuguese Jewish communities at the turn of the 16th century.

Three-quarters of Dutch Jews died in the Holocaust, a higher proportion than in any country except Poland. To harry the tiny observant remnant appears obscene. But the broader issue at stake is not the survival of Dutch Jewry, but whether the West has the moral resources to survive.

Kashrut (Jewish dietary laws) sanctifies life as a matter of daily practice. For observant Jews, the notion that all life testifies to its creator is not an abstraction, not a philosophical argument, but a mode of living that orders the most basic of human functions, including nutrition. The Jewish people thus are a living link to man’s first comprehension of the sanctity of life.

As the American Jewish theologian Michael Wyschogrod explains, the Book of Genesis tells us that even if the animals are not as close to God as are we, neither are they so far from him. To kill and eat them is a grave matter; we have no rational calculus by which to weigh the human requirement for nutrition against the trace of the divine in animal life. That is why Jews may consume meat only with supernatural sanction, under restrictions imposed by God himself, with a sense of awe at the God who rules over life and death.

Those who reject religious arguments – as do the majority of today’s Europeans – should nonetheless ask by what measure they gauge the value of animal suffering. Jews observe the ancient dietary laws because they believe that God asked them to do so. Whether or not the Hebrew Bible was given to Moses on Mount Sinai by God, the rules it set forth for kindness towards animals had no precedent in human affairs. And the influence upon ethics of this innovation cannot be overstated. If we must respect animal life – not only physical suffering, but even the emotional sensibility of animals – then we must respect human life and dignity all the more.

What is the alternative to the biblical argument? The intellectual leader of the animal rights movement, Peter Singer of Princeton University, argues that a healthy piglet has more right to life than a deformed human infant. Dutch voters should ask themselves whether they really wish to exchange the biblical concept of sanctity of life for Singer’s monstrous utilitarianism. Precisely because the Western concept of sanctity of life derives from the Hebrew bible, observant Jewish communities form an irreplaceable link in the cultural DNA of the West, and to suppress their most essential practices would be an act of cultural suicide.

It would be a bitter irony indeed if the Netherlands, which first established religious freedom in the modern world, were to destroy Jewish life within its borders by prohibiting Jews from sanctifying life through kashrut – all in the specious pursuit of animal welfare.

[Bans on kosher slaughter are in place in Switzerland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. In 2010, New Zealand followed on supposed humanitarian grounds, but the ruling was partially reversed when the country's High Court heard evidence that the Agriculture Minister, David Carter, owned shares in companies that exported lamb to Muslim countries, and was told that banning kosher slaughter of lamb would be good for his investments. The ban on kosher slaughter of poultry was suspended and a ban on beef is still in effect.

New Zealand not only permits hunting, but sponsors a thriving hunting business for tourists based in its 14 national parks and 20 forest parks. It also has private hunting preserves that cater to tourists seeking so-called trophy kills. No effort has been made to impede killing of animals by bullets, which often causes great suffering].

Spengler is channeled by David P Goldman. Comment on this article in Spengler’s Expat Bar forum.

Support Melanie Phillips

My contempt for the British ruling class only grows. Why is it that they coddle the jihadists waging war against British and western civilization while turning on Israel, the country which is a sole beacon of freedom and western civilization in the Mideast? It’s a no-brainer that the west should be standing with Israel over her enemies but astoundingly the opposite is the case. This perverse state of affairs reveals the moral rot infecting the western elite. Supporting Israel in Britain and Europe is not for the feint of heart. Melanie Phillips is a hero.

Via Israpundit:
Rally ‘Round Melanie Phillips James G. Wiles, AMERICAN THINKER

It’s when you’re down and out that you find out who your friends are.

Take a moment, then, to consider visiting the new website of conservative Daily Mail columnist, author and blogger Melanie Phillips. Ms. Phillips just exited the Spectator‘s blog under highly shrouded circumstances. Fleet Street is abuzz.

Was it journalistic error? Or political persecution? It’s simply impossible to get at the facts.

At the bottom of it all appears to be the British ruling class’ eroding support for Israel — a phenomenon not unknown elsewhere in the West. Like Caroline Glick at the Jerusalem Post and Pam Geller of atlasshrugs.com, Ms. Phillips has proved herself to be a great Lioness of Judah in resisting the rot. As such, in today’s Western Europe, Melanie Phillips stands out.

As one gleeful Muslim website recounts, this wasn’t the first time Ms. Phillips’ enemies got a piece of her fur. This second time, a complaint to the Press Complaints Commission was not acted on. Then the lawyers, apparently, were brought in.

On the available — and highly disputed — evidence, Melanie Phillips and her host somehow got caught up in the in terrorem coils of British libel laws over something she posted on the Spectator’s blog on January 28. Precisely how is a muddle. Ms. Phillips’ original post blasted a Guardian contributor and former British government employee who had turned — as even many Conservative Brits are doing — against Israel.

Last week, the Spectator posted an apology on its website. It said that some facts in Melanie Phillips’ January 28 blog post were wrong. Pretty shortly thereafter, Ms. Phillips exited 22 Old Queen Street at top speed. You can read what she said yourself. Meanwhile, her original source denies any error.

The Guardian, the New Statesman and some Islamist websites were gleeful.

But, while her enemies may have wounded Melanie Phillips, they haven’t silenced her. There she is this week on her website, melaniephillips.com, and in the Daily Mail, arguing that British teachers have a duty of care to their students and, therefore, shouldn’t go on strike to protest government cutbacks. Last week, Ms. Phillips saluted Michelle Bachman as someone who plainly “gets it” over the importance to the West of the survival of Israel.

Melanie Phillips’ best-selling book Londonistan added a word to our political lexicon. Published in 2006, it joined Mark Steyn’s Lights Out: Islam, free speech and the West and Christopher Caldwell’s Reflections on the Revolution in Europe: Immigration, Islam and the West in sounding an alarm which needed to be sounded. It also made her a target.

It would be useful to know if Melanie Phillips has just been persecuted as Mark Steyn was in Canada, as Gert Wilders was in the Netherlands and as journalist Andrew Bolt is now being persecuted in Australia. For now, it’s anybody’s guess. A little transparency is in order.

Because the truth, as the saying goes, will out.

As for me, I intend to go on subscribing to the Spectator. And reading Melanie Phillips. I just ordered her new book, The World Turned Upside Down: the global battle over God, truth and pwoer, just out in paperback from Encounter Books.

Sounds like the lady just might know what she’s talking about.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

The Latest on the Coming Jihad Flotilla

These jihad flotilla fiends know full well there is no
humanitarian crisis in Gaza, which has hotels and restaurants, grocery stores
with shelves full of food and shopping malls and truckloads of humanitarian
aid allowed through daily. This is all a publicity stunt to force Israel into a
violent confrontation where they can then convince the world how "evil" the
Israelis are by attacking "peaceful" activists. If there should be injuries or
deaths aboard these ships, you will not see the provocation by the hamas
supporters aboard the flotilla, but only Israel's reaction will be covered by the
media. Even with video evidence of last year's jihad flotilla showing the
terrorists attacking IDF soldiers immediately upon descending the ship, Israel
was still condemned. Hamas is in a state of war with Israel and according to
international law, Israel's blockade is perfectly lawful. I'm so sick of the
lies and propaganda.

Gaza flotilla begins mission despite EU warning
ANDREW RETTMAN

Today @ 09:27 CET

EUOBSERVER / BRUSSELS - Organisers say one ship is already at sea and 10 are to sail from Greek ports on Wednesday (29 June) or Thursday, after EU countries warned the group not to go ahead.
Claude Leostic from the Paris-based Association France Palestine Solidarite (AFPS) told EUobserver that one boat left France at the weekend and is en route to a confidential meeting point in the Mediterranean Sea.

Last year, the IDF quickly posted videos on YouTube which supported its version of events (Photo: youtube.com)
The flotilla, which has two MEPs on board and which organisers say is carrying humanitarian and medical supplies, aims to reach Gaza by Sunday.
Leostic noted that ships were obstructed in leaving from Spain, Turkey and the UK. The Greek contingent was to sail on Tuesday but several vessels faced last minute problems with official paperwork, putting off the departure until Wednesday or Thursday.
"When we met with the Greek authorities it was clear they were under heavy pressure. We were even told internally that the Israeli government has warned Greece they would press European countries not to give it financial aid. It's hard to resist that kind of pressure," she said.
Greek and Israeli authorities denied the report.
"That is not true," Greek foreign ministry spokesman Gregoris Delavekouras told this website. "We do not expect any impact on our bilateral relations with Israel [if the Greek boats go in the end]. The Gaza flotilla is a very specific issue."
A Turkish diplomatic source indicated the Turkish flotilla element was blocked for the sake of bilateral relations, however. "We do not want another crisis with the Israelis at this point," the contact said.
Israeli authorities noted the flotilla has no diplomatic support from the EU, the UN or the US. All 27 EU countries in Brussels on Friday signed a statement saying: "Humanitarian assistance ... [to Gaza] should be in accordance with the relevant framework and decisions of the UN and should take care not to endanger human lives."
A spokeswoman for EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton confirmed that the line should be read as a warning not to go.
Israel is preparing for a potentially violent confrontation despite the fact its soldiers last year caused international outrage when they killed nine flotilla members.
Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) spokeswoman Avital Leibovich said: "We have developed 'soft power tactics' in order to make use of every possibility before engaging in contact with the illegal passengers. Last week, our navy held a wide training session, simulating a variety of scenarios."
With one French flotilla ship carrying national radio, TV and print journalists, Leibovich added that Israel has also made fresh plans to defend itself in the media.
"Regarding PR, although we embedded journalists last year on [our] navy ship, we intend to do it again - with a larger number of journalists. We also developed a unique system of passing footage from our ships directly to our base on land, so that we will be able to distribute it quickly to the world."
For her part, AFPS' Leostic described the project as a form of "civil disobedience" against both Israel and EU governments.
"If our governments had done what should be done [take action against Gaza's isolation] we would be sitting quietly at home," she said. "It's not that I want to go and be attacked by commandos in the middle of the Mediterranean. But we owe it to everybody. If countries refuse to abide by international law and nobody does anything, it's the duty of citizens to act. It goes beyond Palestine and Israel."
The IDF's Leibovich said it has a right to stop the boats under the maritime law, the San Remo convention. She added that three months ago a ship claiming to be carrying food to Gaza, the Victoria, had bullets, mortars and ship-to-shore missiles on board.




See also: IDF fears flotilla activists will try to kill soldiers

Monday, June 27, 2011

Delta Airlines Sharia Compliant

Delta airlines should be boycotted for going along with the racist, anti-Semitic Saudi practice of barring Jews. Why is it that whenever Americans do business with islamic countries, American values and laws give way to sharia? We should not be engaged in commerce with any country which practices racial, religious and gender apartheid. We don't even need oil from Saudi Arabia since we have adequate resources to fulfill our energy needs for a very long time to come. Not only drilling for oil offshore and in Alaska but shale oil as well. It is only the democrats and environmentalists that stand in the way of us becoming energy independent.


WND:


FAA investigation demanded of Delta-Saudi 'no-Jew' deal
Enraged customers scorch airline for doing 'business with the devil'

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Posted: June 24, 2011
8:48 pm Eastern


By Bob Unruh
© 2011 WND





The Federal Aviation Administration has been asked to investigate, the Saudi Arabian government is denying it discriminates against Jews, and Delta Air Lines is getting incinerated by critics on its own website as the dispute over the airline's plans for a cooperative program that would ban Jews from certain flights heated white-hot today.

WND reported two days ago on the plan to have Saudi Arabian Airlines join the SkyTeam Alliance with Delta, a move that would require the American carrier to ban Jews and holders of Israeli passports from boarding flights from New York or Washington bound for Jeddah.

Now at least two legal organizations are reviewing the possibility of legal action, and Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., reported he wrote to FAA Administrator J. Randolph Babbit requesting an investigation to determine "whether Delta violated American law."

"I request your investigation into this matter to determine whether Delta Air Lines violated U.S. law or regulation and to ensure no U.S. citizen is denied their right to fly solely on the basis of their religion," Kirk told the agency. "Since a core mission of the FAA is to promote civil aviation, I would expect the FAA to use its full statutory and regulatory power to ensure that America's civil airways are not restricted for persons regardless of faith."



Read more: FAA investigation demanded of Delta-Saudi 'no-Jew' deal http://www.wnd.com/?pageId=315121#ixzz1QVr0gmzw

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Elderly Woman With Lukemia Humiliated by TSA

Profiling is forbidden because we are told it is is unfair. Yet it is perfectly acceptable for TSA agents to humiliate a 95 year old grandmother with lukemia by requesting she remove her adult diaper and its ok for them to place their hands inside the pants of toddlers. This is how perverse our government has come to be. The insanity of political correctness trumps logic, common sense and decency.

nwfdailynews:
A woman has filed a complaint with federal authorities over how her elderly mother was treated at Northwest Florida Regional Airport last weekend.

Jean Weber of Destin filed a complaint with the Department of Homeland Security after her 95-year-old mother was detained and extensively searched last Saturday while trying to board a plane to fly to Michigan to be with family members during the final stages of her battle with leukemia.

Her mother, who was in a wheelchair, was asked to remove an adult diaper in order to complete a pat-down search.

“It’s something I couldn’t imagine happening on American soil,” Weber said Friday. “Here is my mother, 95 years old, 105 pounds, barely able to stand, and then this.”

Sari Koshetz, a spokeswoman for the Transportation Security Administration in Miami, said she could not comment on specific cases to protect the privacy of those involved.

“The TSA works with passengers to resolve any security alarms in a respectful and sensitive manner,” she said.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Jewish Liberal Fools

Jewish liberals CHOOSE to be suckered because to do otherwise would force them to acknowledge that the political left is their enemy. These are people who won't be seen in the same room with Evangelical Christians and who bizarrely insist that good and decent women like Michelle Bachmann and Sarah Palin, who staunchly support Israel, are really anti-Semites. Yet the same Jewish liberals will reach out to actual Jew-hating muslim brotherhood front groups in the name of interfaith dialogue. And while they will label anyone critical of islam as bigots, it is the liberals who are bigots against Evangelical Christians.

Column One: Liberal American Jewish suckers By Caroline B. Glick, JPOST

Just before Obama snowballed his Jewish donors in Washington, Yale engaged in a similarly transparent bid to romance its Jewish supporters.

This week we have been witness to two transparent attempts to sell liberal American Jews a bill of goods. And from the looks of things, both were successful.

The first instance of liberal American Jewish credulity this week unfolded Monday night in Washington. At a five-star hotel, eighty Jewish donors shelled out between $25,000-35,800 to attend a fundraiser with US President Barack Obama.

As has become his habit, Obama opened his remarks by talking about his commitment to Israel’s security. And as has become his habit, Obama went on to say that it is his job to force Israelis to bow to his demands because he knows what is best for Israel.

Speaking of his ongoing efforts to force Israel to concede its right to defensible borders before entering into negotiations with the Hamas-Fatah unity government, Obama said, “There are going to be moments over the course of the next six months or the next 12 months or the next 24 months in which there may be tactical disagreements [between the US and Israel] in terms of how we approach these difficult problems.”

Obama went on to say that he expects his American Jewish supporters to take his side in his attacks on Israel.

As he put it, the quest for peace between Israel and the Hamas-Fatah government is “going to require that not only this administration employs all of its creative powers to try to bring about peace in the region, but it’s also going to require all of you as engaged citizens of the United States who are friends of Israel making sure…that you’re helping to shape how both Americans and Israelis think about the opportunities and challenges.”

And how did the Jewish donors respond to Obama’s presentation? They loved it. They were, in the words of Obama donor Marilyn Victor, “reassured.”

Speaking with Politico, New York businessman Jack Bendheim said, “I think he nailed and renailed his commitment to the security of the State of Israel.” Other attendees interviewed in the article echoed his sentiments.

Imagine how they would have swooned if Obama had confessed a secret love for bagels and lox.

What does Obama have to do for these liberal American Jews to accept that he is no friend of Israel’s? Apparently the answer is that there is nothing Obama can do that will convince his many American Jewish supporters that he is not Israel’s friend.

They will never believe such a thing because doing so will require them to choose between two unacceptable options. The first option is to admit to themselves that in voting for Obama, they are voting against Israel.

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Muslim Father Prayed His Kids Would Die Martyrs

This is the depraved ideology that we are told to respect as a legitimate
religion otherwise we are called bigots. A "religion" where parents pray that
their children will die as martyrs and where men are sanctioned to brutally
beat, rape and kill their wives. Now you tell me how a supposed religion which
inspires its adherents to be psychopaths can be considered legitimate.

Atlas Shrugs:
Courtroom Testimony: Devout Muslim Dad Prayed His Children Would Die as Matryrs, Forced Toddlers to Watch Jihad Pornfrom Atlas Shrugs by Pamela GellerNot extreme, devout.

Dad prayed his children would die | Herald Sun hat tip Kenneth N

An extremist [sic] dad living in suburban Australia prayed his children would die as martyrs before puberty so he could enter heaven honourably, a court has been told.

The man sat his daughter, who was not yet three, on his knee to watch videos of executions and suicide bombings, slapping her if she became distressed, his former wife testified.

She said he also had the little girl sing a Jihadi song accompanying the videos.

A federal magistrate accepted the man taught the little girl to "chant enthusiastically and joyously over the death and mutilation of other human beings".

It was alleged the man also punched, slapped or kicked his wife if she did not watch the videos.

A Federal Magistrates' Court judgment, published this week, has revealed the man sought access to his two children, now aged 6 and 3.

But the dad, who has been convicted of assaulting his former wife, has been denied time with the children.

His identity is protected by the Family Law Act, but he continues to live in Australia.

The man was born in Libya and is of Palestinian origin. He and his ex-wife were devout Muslims.

But a federal magistrate said the case was not at all about the man's religious beliefs, rather his broader belief system.

His former wife told the court that while she was pregnant and after their birth of their two children he made duas, or prayers of supplication.

He pronounced the duas, seeking that he and his wife be rewarded with great honour by the children dying before puberty and and going forward in the cause of Islam.

Federal magistrate Joe Harman accepted the father, known by the pseudonym Mr Heiden, pronounced the dua.

"I struggle to understand how a parent could possibly derive any joy from the thought of a child's death, let alone enter into a prayer or plea to have a child taken from them when so many of parents in so many societies, including the present-day Palestine, experience that pain," Mr Harman said.

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Friday, June 24, 2011

The Jew-Hating Jihad Flotilla

Alice Walker is clearly an anti-Semite who knows exactly what she is doing. The same goes for everyone involved with the jihad flotilla. They are not naive innocents believing they are pursuing the cause of "peace", but are in fact knowingly aiding hamas which makes them willing enablers of a potential Jewish genocide. We may as well refer to them as neo-nazis.

As for those members of the media involved. They are not to be considered legitimate journalists since they are actively engaging in hostile actions against the Jewish state and abetting its enemies.



The Flotilla of Fools off to GazaPosted by Phyllis Chesler on Jun 23rd, 2011

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The flotilla is coming, the flotilla is coming.

European and North American activists, journalists, and mercenaries have set sail—or are about to do so—on fifteen boats with passengers from twenty-two mainly Western countries to “break the Israeli blockade of Gaza.” Spurred on by the anti-Potemkin Village images of Palestinian Arabs living in wretched refugee hovels, fenced in by an allegedly “apartheid” Israeli wall, oppressed by “Nazi” Israeli soldiers for “racist” reasons (and not because the Palestinian leadership practices both Islamic gender and religious apartheid as well as terrorism)–the Good People are sailing to the rescue.

Bad enough that Israel is surrounded by twenty-two hostile Arab countries plus a genocidally anti-Jewish and anti-Israeli Iran, a country which has positioned soldiers in Lebanon, Gaza, and Syria.

Bad enough that the United Nations and the Palestinian leadership are planning to unilaterally declare a Palestinian state on sovereign Israeli land.

Bad enough that the Western mainstream media and university campuses have rendered the most virulent anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism respectable and have intimidated students with endless replays of Gaza on the Hudson, Gaza on the Atlantic and Gaza on the Pacific—now, the flotilla is also coming. They say they plan to “non-violently” “provoke” Israel into a forbidden display of self-defense.

Boats are leaving or have already left carrying passengers from Ireland, the UK, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Norway, Greece, Turkey, Canada, as well as the United States. Clearly, these Europeans do not believe that enough Jews died in the European Holocaust and/or do not want to see the descendents of Holocaust survivors continue to flourish in Israel. Perhaps some Europeans believe that their left anti-Israel politics will put them in good stead vis-à-vis the Islamists who are rapidly overwhelming Europe in a way that only Jean Raspail, the author of The Camp of the Saints foresaw and would appreciate.

The boat from the United States has been dubbed “The Audacity of Hope.” (Now where have we heard that title before?) On it are 36 passengers and four crew members, including some members of the Soros-funded Code Pink. Journalists from The Nation, CNN, NPR, CBS, The New York Times, Democracy Now, and the Palestinian News Agency Ma’an are “embedded” within the flotilla. “Embedded”? Isn’t that the word used to describe journalists who accompany troops in active battle?

Forgive me: I take words very seriously.

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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Obama is Demoralizing America

Obama is diminishing America's standing as a superpower by design. If this man gets a second term, by the time he is finished we will be a third rate nation economically and militarily.

Caroline Glick:
An Obama foreign policy
June 21, 2011, 3:44 AM
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Outgoing US Defense Secretary Robert Gates is worried about the shape of things to come in US foreign policy. In an interview with Newsweek over the weekend, Gates sounded the warning bells.


In Gates' words, "I've spent my entire adult life with the United States as a superpower, and one that had no compunction about spending what it took to sustain that position. It didn't have to look over its shoulder because our economy was so strong. This is a different time.


"To tell you the truth, that's one of the many reasons it's time for me to retire, because frankly I can't imagine being part of a nation, part of a government... that's being forced to dramatically scale back our engagement with the rest of the world."


What Gates is effectively saying is not that economic forecasts are gloomy. US defense spending comprises less than five percent of the federal budget. If US President Barack Obama wanted to maintain that level of spending, the Republican-controlled Congress would probably pass his defense budget. What Gates is saying is that he doesn't trust his commander in chief to allocate the resources to preserve America's superpower status. He is saying that he believes that Obama is willing to surrender the US's status as a superpower.


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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Another Anti-Semitic Lie Reported By Big Media

The British press will jump on any story that portrays Jews and Israel
negatively. The BBC did not even bother to find out if the story was valid, they
just did not care and went with it anyway. This is why big media can no longer be
trusted. They aren't news outlets but propaganda outlets to further specific
left wing political agendas. This is a ruling that would come from an islamic court not a Jewish court.

Honest Reporting:
BBC’s Dogged DenialTue Jun 21, 2011 05:38 from HonestReporting » Backspin Category Feed by Simon Plosker.We held to account those international media outlets that published what turned out to be a false story concerning the sentencing of a dog to be stoned to death. Within hours of HonestReporting’s communique, the Daily Telegraph removed the story in its entirety from its website. Time had already published an update.

The BBC, however, published a separate follow up article.

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Monday, June 20, 2011

NY Times Shills For Sharia

The NY Slimes Shills for sharia law in America. Nowadays, to defend liberty and the constitution and American values is "racist". In today's perverse political climate, those who fight to preserve our freedoms from islamic supremacism are scolded as "extremists" while hideous sharia is defended as religious freedom.

Atlas Shrugs:
Op-Ed Contributor Defend Muslims, Defend America By Aziz Huq, NY Times
WITH an eye toward the 2012 elections, legislators in six states have been debating laws explicitly prohibiting courts from considering or using Sharia law, with 14 more looking at wider bans on “foreign law.” They’re taking a clear cue from Oklahoma’s wildly popular Sharia ban, which voters approved as a state constitutional amendment last year by more than 70 percent.

Such laws are discriminatory and pointless.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

The Truth About Christie

It is very frustrating to me that Chris Christie is becoming very popular
amongst conservatives around the country. They aren't getting the full story on
him. They think he is gutsy because he confronts the unions, yet where is his
courage in taking a stand against the ground zero mosque and in standing up to
muslim pressure groups? Not only did he appoint a lawyer who defended terrorists, to a judgeship, he also intervened on behalf imam Qatanani who was facing deportation. Unfortunately much of the conservative media is sweeping this aspect of him under the carpet. It seems more important to them to find a candidate they think could beat Obama than it is to protect the country. It is possible we can have a true conservative and also win the election. He claims to not be running and I hope he means it but I fear this groundswell of support will convince him to run and I'm also afraid he would become the nominee. In fact I'm quite certain that he would win the primaries. Nobody will bring up his connection to the islamic center of Passaic county. The left wing media won't because they do not want to offend muslims and the conservatives won't bring it up because they won't want to damage Christie. Standing up to unions is all well and good and we need that but this man cannot be trusted with the most important responsibility of a president,
which is national security.

Canada Free Press:

The real reason Gov. Christie won’t run for president

- Neil Braithwaite Wednesday, June 1, 2011
For all those rabid Gov. Chris Christie for president conservatives still holding out hope that their man will change his mind and get in the race, there are some very important facts regarding the honorable governor Christie that their presidential political crush may have caused them to overlook. (Listen up Ann Coulter)



Back in January of this year, Gov. Christie appointed attorney Sohail Mohammed to a state Superior Court judgeship.

On the surface, this judicial appointment by Gov. Christie doesn’t seem like much of a story, except for the fact that Sohail Mohammed just happens to be an attorney who defended several Muslims shortly after 9/11 who had ties to terror organizations.

And it’s also the same Sohail Mohammed whose most high-profile case was trying to keep the government from deporting Mohammed Qatanani, the Palestinian imam of the Islamic Center in Passaic County, NJ, who also happens to be a documented member of the radical American Muslim Union, a staunch supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and an admitted member of Hamas.

After 9/11, government authorities uncovered Mohammed Qatanani’s ties to radical Islamic groups and began official proceedings to have him deported. Fortunately for Qatanani, a board member of the American Muslim Union happened to be attorney Sohail Mohammed, who agreed to represent the imam in the government’s deportation case.

Interestingly, the American Muslim Union had enough influence to somehow persuade then U.S. attorney Chris Christie, to intervene on behalf of imam Qatanani during his deportation trial.

Now aside from the fact that Gov. Christie appointed a radical Islamist sympathizer as a state Superior Court Judge, what U. S. attorney Chris Christie actually did to help imam Qatanani during his deportation trial should be cause enough to raise the eyebrows of any conservative trying to encourage the governor to run for president.

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Saturday, June 18, 2011

Debunking Myths About Arab Claims to Jerusalem

A must-see video debunking the lies and myths that any part of Jerusalem was stolen from the Arabs. There is no such thing as "Arab east Jerusalem". It was not a historically divided city. The only time it was divided was between 1948-1967 when Jordan illegally occupied the eastern part. All of Jerusalem belongs to the Jewish people with a history dating back thousands of years. The city must be kept united under Jewish sovereignty. The claims of the left and islam are based on a foundation of lies.

http://www.shoebat.com/videos/2CitiesMyth.php

Friday, June 17, 2011

Col. Kemp Pays Tribute to IDF

Colonel Kemp is a lone voice amongst the British leadership in support of Israel. The British public and political leaders however aren't listening to a word he says. While anti-Israel hysteria sweeps Britain, Israel is saving the lives of England’s soldiers.



A salute to the IDF By RICHARD KEMP, JPOST

You may think that you’re simply defending your country, but in fact you are defending mine too.

[Adapted from a speech by the former Commander of British Forces in Afghanistan, who spoke in Tel Aviv this week to a group of young professionals and IDF soldiers.]

It is an honor for me to stand in the same room as those of you in IDF uniforms. You might think that you’re simply defending your country, but in fact you are fighting against violent jihadist terrorism for the whole of the Western world, and you are at the front lines of the battle.

Although not quite a lone voice, mine was certainly a very lonely voice among the many dozens of speeches endorsing the Goldstone Report and repudiating Israel that were made over the two days of the UN Human Rights Council hearing after Operation Cast Lead. This is what I said to the Council: “During its operation in Gaza, the Israeli Defense Forces did more to safeguard the rights of civilians in a combat zone than any other army in the history of warfare.”

What was behind my comments? Apart from basic decency and humanitarian considerations, the commanders of the IDF knew, as do British, American and other NATO commanders, how vital to a counterinsurgency conflict is winning over the hearts and minds of the people, especially in a conflict where they could be sure that killing innocent civilians is exactly what the enemy would be trying to lure them to do.

Because Hamas (like Hezbollah in Lebanon, like the Taliban in Afghanistan and like al-Qaida and the Shi’a militias in Iraq), use their own people as both tactical and strategic weapons of war.

Hamas used them on the tactical level as human shields, to hide behind, to stand between Israeli forces and their own fighters, sometimes forcing women and children to remain in the positions that they would use to launch attacks from.

Hamas used their people too on the strategic level, luring IDF troops to attack and kill them. People whose deaths would be callously exploited in the media as a means of discrediting the IDF. And this is exactly what insurgents do almost daily too in Afghanistan, seeking to provoke NATO and Afghan forces to kill the local people. In these most difficult circumstances, IDF commanders took unprecedented measures to minimize civilian casualties. When possible, they left at least four hours’ notice to civilians to leave areas designated for attack, an action that handed a distinct advantage to Hamas.

Attack helicopter pilots had total discretion to abort a strike if there was too great a risk of civilian casualties in the area. During the conflict, the IDF allowed huge amounts of humanitarian aid into Gaza, and even unilaterally announced a daily three-hour ceasefire knowing this would give Hamas vital time and space to re-group, re-equip and re-deploy for future attacks. A factor often forgotten, but this of course added to the danger to the IDF’s own troops.

The Israelis dropped a million leaflets warning the population of impending attacks, and phoned tens of thousands of Palestinian households in Gaza urging them in Arabic to leave homes where Hamas might have stashed weapons or be preparing to fight. Similar messages were passed on in Arabic on Israeli radio broadcasts.

But despite Israel’s extraordinary measures, a number of innocent civilians were killed and wounded. This was inevitable. Let us not forget: Hamas was deliberately trying to lure the Israelis to kill their own people.

Many have contradicted my assertion about the IDF.

But no one has been able to tell me which other army in history has ever done more to safeguard the rights of civilians in a combat zone.

In fact, my judgments about the steps taken in that conflict by the IDF to avoid civilian deaths are inadvertently borne out by a study published by the United Nations itself, a study which shows that the ratio of civilian to combatant deaths in Gaza was by far the lowest in any asymmetric conflict in the history of warfare.

The UN estimate that there has been an average three-to one ratio of civilian to combatant deaths in such conflicts worldwide. Three civilians for every combatant killed.

That is the estimated ratio in Afghanistan: three to one.

In Iraq, and in Kosovo, it was worse: the ratio is believed to be four-to-one. Anecdotal evidence suggests the ratios were very much higher in Chechnya and Serbia.

In Gaza, it was less than one-to-one.

This extremely low rate of civilian casualties flatly contradicts many of Goldstone’s original allegations, and the bleating insistence of various human rights groups about Israel’s alleged crimes against humanity.

And last month, even Judge Richard Goldstone changed his mind.

As with Cast Lead, the tragedy of the Gaza Flotilla incident, a year ago, has been widely exploited as part of the conspiracy to delegitimize Israel.

There is every reason to believe that the activists on board the Mavi Marmara set out deliberately to provoke the Israeli boarding party into an attack that would cause bloodshed to be exploited in the world’s media. The Turkish group IHH was prominent among the organizers of the flotilla, and had purchased the Mavi Marmara for that purpose.

As well as being a genuine humanitarian aid group, the IHH is a radical Islamic organization. The IHH is vehemently anti-Israel and anti-America, and has extensive connections with international jihadist groups, including al-Qaida. According to a French investigative magistrate specializing in terrorism, the IHH played an important role in an al-Qaida plan to carry out a mass-casualty attack at the Los Angeles International Airport on the eve of the millennium.

Many who should know better have stridently proclaimed that the Gaza blockade itself is illegal. But does not the government of Israel the right – the duty – to protect its citizens against the re-arming of Hamas and other jihadist groups in Gaza, which continue to attack the civilian population with rockets, and undoubtedly desire to expand their conflict in line with the proclaimed objective of destroying Israel as an entity?

Today, Israel faces a conspiracy of delegitimization, which aims to give validity and justification to attacks on Israel by groups such as Iran’s proxies Hamas and Hezbollah, allowing them to strike at Israel with impunity, and encouraging the view that any retaliatory or defensive measures by Israel are by definition disproportionate and should be criminalized.

The more traction this idea is allowed to gain, the greater the instability between Israel and its neighbors. This lessens the chances of any lasting peace, and consequently increases the blood that will be shed on all sides in the region.

The most powerful weapons in this conspiracy are legal, diplomatic and media. Fundamentally, we are talking about a war of words, words that are given unprecedented potency by the internet, by the globalization of the 21st century.

If this is a war of words, we must also use words to counter attack.

The conspiracy seeks to undermine the right of Israel to exist as an entity. And it is this that we must stand up against. As we would stand up vigorously against any movement that seriously sought to undermine the existence of any legitimate, democratic state.

In this war of words, all that is necessary for this evil conspiracy of delegitimization to triumph is for good men to say nothing. I have enough experience of the IDF to know that the harsh condemnation all too frequently applied to them, usually by those with an anti-Israel agenda, is, more often than not, completely unjustified.

Like all other armies, including my own, the IDF is far from perfect. They make mistakes like other armies, mistakes that are often compounded by the fog and the friction of war. And like other armies, they have their share of bad soldiers as well as good.

To my personal knowledge, Israel’s armed forces and security services have often proved to be firm friends of Britain and the British people. Two events stand out in my mind.

The first happened when I was sent out to be Commander of British Forces in Afghanistan in 2003. We were confronted with an enemy whose many tactics included suicide bombings. This was the first time British troops had to confront suicide attackers, and we had no policy with which to counter them. I telephoned an Israeli contact of mine, who arranged for a Brigadier-General in the IDF to meet with me in London.

This man (at the time, serving as a full-time commander of an operational unit) took the time to fly to Britain within two days. For four hours, we sat in a lobby in a London hotel. He spoke; I took notes. And it was from that meeting that my policy for countering suicide bombers in Afghanistan was devised – a policy that was subsequently adopted by all British forces, and has saved lives.

The second incident occurred a couple of years later, after the terrorist attacks in London on July 7, 2005. We in the UK were deeply shaken by the attacks, the first suicide bombings Britain had experienced at home. At the time I was working for Cobra, the UK national crisis management committee. Very soon after the terrorists struck, I received a call from my contacts in the Israeli security forces who offered every assistance they could provide. I received few other such calls from our allies around the world.

It was then that we knew who our real friends are.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Israel to Become Major Energy Producer

Israel is primed to become a world economic power and the Arabs will become politically impotent. It must eat anti-Semites up inside that Israel is going to emerge as a leading world economic and energy power to go along with already being a world technological, scientific and medical leader and military power. This is more than the anti-Semites can handle. Now they will be even more vociferious in calling for the ethnic cleansing of Jews from their homeland.



Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Moral Equivalence at the LA Times

The LA slimes thinks the opinion of a hamas terrorist should have equal weight and consideration with the former American ambassador to the UN. This kind of moral equivalence shows how far big media has degenerated and cannot be trusted. Would they have given editorial space to a nazi official during WW2?

LA Times Odd Couple: Musa Abu Marzook and John Bolton?

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

The Canadian Jihad Flotilla Contingent

We need to call out Alternatives International and anyone else involved in the jihad flotilla to Gaza for what they are, aiders and abettors of a would-be genocide against the Jewish people. In fact we should simply call them neo-nazis. It is widely known that hamas has been firing rockets into Israel. It is also widely known that there is no humanitarian crisis in Gaza, which has an olympic-sized swimming pool, shopping malls, luxury restaurants and hotels. I will be waiting for flotillas to locations where there really are humanitarian crises such as Syria, where the assad regime massacres its own people including children. Or how about flotillas to Egypt, Nigeria, Eretria and all the other islamic countries where Christians are being persecuted and slaughtered. Who do they think they are fooling? These jihad flotillas are political and done to aid hamas' ability to smuggle in weapons and materials for rockets.

Monday, June 13, 2011

Anti-Semitism at Yale

Our universities have become cesspools celebrating the most demonic evil while
demonizing the good. And they are brainwashing students to hate their own country and sympathize with jihadist barbarians and to view genocidal anti-Semites who stole land from the Jews as noble victims and the Jews as colonialist occupiers for living in their own homeland.

Islam and Anti-Semitism at YalePosted by Phyllis Chesler on Jun 13th, 2011





And so, as I feared, by the end of the first week in June, 2011, Yale University shut down the Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Anti-Semitism (YIISA). They gave the initiative, which has been housed at Yale since 2006, until July to clear out.

The Palestinianization and Stalinization of the American professoriate coupled with the likely prospect of funding from the Arab world made this outcome inevitable — as did the non-stop diet of Big Lies about Israel and Jews in the mainstream media, at the United Nations, and in international human rights reports.

Only last year, there were bitter and very public complaints the Palestinians and their supporters made in response to YIISA’s best-ever conference on contemporary global anti-Semitism, which was held last August. And why? Because the scholars gathered by YIISA from at least five or more continents dared to focus on the Muslim and Islamist face of genocidal anti-Semitism.

The YIISA global conference, in which I was privileged to participate, was utterly unique in focusing not only upon the politically correct view of anti-Semitism as a Christian, Western, and European phenomenon, but also on its current and lethal incarnation in the Islamic and Islamist worlds. I, and a lonely and demonized handful of others, had been writing and speaking about this for the last eight to ten years, but this was the first time that voluminous, in-person evidence was brought to bear on this reality.

In the past, I was a single voice crying out. Here, at Yale, my voice was joined by others who had facts, experience, analysis, details and no small amount of drama. I was especially moved by the testimony of the Argentinian prosecutor of Iran’s terrorist plot against Argentina’s Jews, Professor Alberto Nisman. The terrorist mastermind of this heinous plot escaped justice when President Ahmadinejad appointed him Iran’s Minister of Defense. I had not known this. The information was chilling.

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Moral Inversion on the Middle East

On the one hand you have the Middle East riddled with uncivilized, unproductive backward and barbaric sharia terror states and dictatorships committing human rights atrocities on a massive scale, and where there is constant violent upheaval. On the other hand you have a singular bastion of civility, peace, democracy, freedom, human rights, productivity and innovation. Yet the likes of Walt and Mearsheimer, Michael Schuer, Zbignew Brzezinski etc. would have us believe that the problem with the region is Israel. How does one come to such an illogical, preposterous conclusion unless they are an anti-Semite?

European Jew-hatred Out in Full Force

Europe is in the full throws of a second wave of nazism. The irony is that its the muslims who wage war on the european continent, but its the Jews who the europeans hate and target. Europe and the entire world are descending into madness where good and evil have been completely inverted. Any Jew who still lives in Europe is out of their minds. In fact any Jew who would even take a trip to Europe for any reason is nuts. And that the majority of diaspora Jews still politically align themselves with the fascist, totalitarian, Jew-hating "progressive" movement is beyond all reason and logic.




Italy against the Jews
By Giulio Meotti, YNET

The first months of 2011 have confirmed Italy’s status as one of Iran’s biggest European trade partners, all while the ayatollahs pursue the means to perpetuate a second Holocaust. Rome is doing business as usual with the greatest totalitarian threat to international peace and security since the defeats of Soviet communism and Nazi fascism, providing a lifeline to an Iranian regime that is cruel at home, sponsors terror abroad and preaches anti-Jewish revolt.

Meanwhile, a murky wave of anti-Israel zeal is also growing at an alarming rate in Italy. “The old anti-Jewish libels are now aimed at the State of Israel”, says Stefano Gatti, one of the top researchers at the Center for Documentation in Milan.

Israel Week
Palestinian groups threaten Italian ‘Israel Week’ / Menachem Gantz
Police refuse to secure Israeli exhibit at central Milan square due to online threats to ‘ignite’ city
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Pro-Palestinian activists are threatening to “ignite” Milan, the financial capital of Italy where an Israeli exhibit is going displayed in a central square. Meanwhile, the city of Turin hosted a “cultural festival” where the image of Shimon Peres was used as a shoe-throwing target. For one euro, Italian students had the chance to hit the face of Israel’s president, who was fitted with a Nazi-style Jewish nose.


And Peres is a leftist. Will he and other liberal Jews finally get the message that there is islamic- leftist war against the Jewish people and their homeland and that willingness to be conciliatory towards the so-called "palestinians" won't stop the genocidal hate. If anything, the global frenzy of Jew-hatred proves that Israel must absolutely not compromise or concede a thing. Israel must harden its position against the creation of a fakestinian terror state and should never ever under any circumstances surrender an inch of land to these demonic annihilationists.

An Israeli student at the University of Genoa has been harassed and threatened with death by Arab students. Muslim students shouted at him “Allahu Akbar” (God is great) and “Itbach el Yahud” (slaughter the Jews.) Another Israeli student at the University of Turin, Amit Peer, confessed that “the Jews here are hiding their own identity because they risk becoming a target.”

Meanwhile, demonization of the Jews is spreading in the liberal media. Leftist newspaper “Il Manifesto” published a caricature of a Jewish candidate for parliament, Fiamma Nirenstein, with Fascist insignia, a campaign button and a Star of David. The cartoon “Electoral Monsters” was dubbed “Fiamma Frankenstein.”

L’Unità, the official newspaper of the leftist Democratic Party, published an interview with anthropologist Nancy Scheper-Hughes, where she claimed that Israel is a world leader in organ trafficking. The accusation resembled that of the Middle Ages blood libel whereby Jews were accused of kidnapping Christian and Muslim children before Passover in order to murder them and use their blood for matza.

Lists of boycotted Israeli products

Ucoii, the largest Islamic organization in Italy, published an ad in many mainstream newspapers entitled “Nazi Bloodshed Yesterday, Israeli Bloodshed Today.” An Italian court ruled that the Nazification of Israel came under “freedom of expression” and was not a case of incitement to hatred.

In 2009, Italy sent the largest European delegation of artists to an Iranian cartoonist festival on the Holocaust. The cartoons presented the Holocaust as an invention of Jews with hooked noses typical of Nazi propaganda.

Pisa, Rome and Bologna are among the most prestigious Italian universities that annually host anti-Zionist conferences and pro-Intifada speakers. Israeli attaché Shai Cohen was prevented from speaking at Pisa University after a violent attack by students, who called out “butcher, fascist, assassin.” The Israeli ambassador, Ehud Gol, fled Florence University after a similar “protest.”

Meanwhile, the Riccione city council sponsored a meeting against “the militarism of Israel,” explaining that “Israeli governments don’t represent the Jewish people.” The Coop and Conad, two of the largest supermarket chains in Italy, for some weeks last year removed Israeli products from their shelves in the name of a boycott of Jewish settlements in Judea and Samaria. Lists of boycotted Israeli products have been launched also by local Christian communities and leftist groups, targeting L’Oreal, Ahava and other firms.

Flaica, a trade union with 8,000 members working in large-scale retail, promoted the boycott of “all Rome shops managed by Jews” and drew up lists of Jewish-owned shops to be avoided, because of “what is happening in Gaza.” In Rome, a new pro-Hamas Freedom Flotilla has just been presented in the official buildings of the Professional Order of the Journalists, a body financed by the Italian government. Some members of Turkish terror group IHH were also on hand.

Anti-Semitism becoming fashionable

The Foreign Press Association in Rome, a state-funded institution, suspended two journalists, both Jews: Yedioth Ahronoth correspondent Menachem Gantz and French journalist Ariel Dumont. Iranian journalist Masoumi Nejad, who has been arrested for a arms trading involving Italy and Iran, has never been expelled by the association.

Anti-Semitism is becoming fashionable also among the “chattering classes”, intellectuals and academicians. Actress Sabina Guzzanti attacked the “Jewish race” in a primetime television program. Literary guru Alberto Asor Rosa wrote in a book on the transformation of the Jews from “a persecuted race” to “a warrior persecutor race.” Renowned leftist philosopher Gianni Vattimo declared that he had “re-evaluated” “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion” and now felt they largely reflect the truth about the Jews.

The slandering of Israel is also growing among the most important Catholic journalists. Vittorio Messori, who conducted the first book-length interview with Pope John Paul II, recently wrote an editorial for the Italian daily “Il Corriere della sera” where he stated: “All governments of all Muslim nations are under the tsunami of the violent intrusion of Zionism that has come to put its capital in Jerusalem.”



Depraved, evil, demonic. That is the only way to describe the hard left. A tiny strip of land with 6 million Jews surrounded by hundreds of millions screaming for their annihilation and who have attempted multiple times to act on that, and yet this sick "reporter" would have us believe that its the Jews who are violently intruding upon the muslim nations. Is anyone still in denial that the left is anti-Semitic in the extreme? With evil on the march worldwide, it is more imperative than ever to have a president with the kind of moral clarity of Sarah Palin. Obama's Middle East policy which at best is equivocating and at worst, sides with the jihadists over Israel, has emboldened the islamic-leftist axis to ratchet up their war against the Jews and the Jewish homeland.

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Sunday, June 12, 2011

Fakestinian Mob Rampage on Jewish Land

A mob of genocidal jihadists rampage on a Jewish outpost in Judea/Samaria, burning Jewish holy texts. Instead of the Jews running away I wish they had forced the muslim mob to run. However the Jewish youths have vowed to return to their land. There is an islamic-leftist alliance to drive the Jewish people from their homeland and they no doubt have been emboldened by Obama’s hostile policy toward Israel.

Ynet News:
Some 200 Palestinians armed with bats, iron chains raid illegal West Bank outpost, burn hut and tent including prayer corner. Arab municipal head: We decided to remove settlers from site Some 200 Palestinians armed with bats and iron chains raided the illegal West Bank outpost of Gaon HaYarden Friday and burned Jewish holy books at the site, the settlers said.

The Arab attackers clashed with Jewish youths at the outposts before torching a hut and a tent that included a prayer corner and holy books. Security forces rushed to the scene and broke up the violence.
The Palestinians arrived at the outpost in dozens of vehicles and razed it. A leading member of the Jewish Hilltop Youth movement vowed to rebuild the outpost after the Shabbat.



“There were a few youths at the site when some 150 to 200 Palestinians carrying PLO flags and armed with bats and iron chains raided it,” an outpost resident told Ynet. “We managed to escape unharmed.”

A short while later, clashes broke out between the settlers and the Palestinians, with both sides hurling stones and burning tires at each other. IDF troops at the site dispersed the crowds while sustaining stoning attacks. The area was declared a closed military zone and two settlers who defied the order were held for questioning and later released.
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This Week's Haveil Havalim

Edition #319 of the Jewish blog carnival Haveil Havalim is up at To Kiss a Mezuzah.

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Yale Shuts Down Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism

At the behest of its Arab financial backers Yale will no longer allow islamic anti-Semitism to be studied or mentioned. So according to leftist academics, pointing out genocidal islamic Anti-Semitism is itself a form of bigotry and racism and is therefore unfair to muslims. Got that?

Yale, Jews, and Double Standards By Caroline B. Glick, JPOST

Last week Yale University announced its decision to close down its institute for the study of anti-Semitism. The move has been widely criticized as politically motivated. For its part, the university claims that the move was the result of purely academic considerations.

While not clear-cut, an analysis of the story lends to the conclusion that politics were in all likelihood the decisive factor in the decision. And the implications of Yale’s move for the scholarly inquiry into anti-Semitism are deeply troubling.

The Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Anti-Semitism (YIISA) was founded in 2006. Its purpose was to provide a scholarly approach to the study of contemporary and historical anti- Semitism. It was attached to Yale’s Institution of Social and Policy Studies. It was fully funded from private contributions. Yale did not in any way subsidize its activities from the university’s budget.

Since its inception, under the peripatetic leadership of its Executive Director Dr. Charles Small, YIISA organized seminars and conferences that brought leading scholars from all over the world to Yale to discuss anti-Semitism in an academic setting. Its conferences and publications produced cutting edge research. These included a groundbreaking statistical study published by Small and Prof. Edward Kaplan from Yale’s School of Management that demonstrated a direct correlation between anti-Israel sentiment and anti- Jewish sentiment.

At a large conference last August titled, “Global anti-Semitism: A Crisis of Modernity,” among other things, YIISA confronted the genocidal nature of Islamic anti-Semitism. The conference produced more than 800 pages of scholarly research materials on all facets of anti-Semitism, including anti-Semitism in Western academia.

Senior Yale lecturers like Yale’s diplomat-in-residence and eminent international security studies scholar Charles Hill, and Yale’s Sterling Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature and Holocaust survivor Geoffrey Hartman, served on YIISA’s faculty advisory committees and participated in its activities. According to YIISA’s website, several dozen Yale professors and lecturers from throughout the university community were associated with YIISA. Their participation in its activities contributed to the institute’s comprehensive study of anti-Semitism. As the only center of its kind throughout North America, YIISA’s activities were widely covered by the media. Small and other YIISA personnel have been regularly interviewed in the US and global media on subjects related to the world’s oldest and most resilient form of bigotry.

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The Latest Manifestation of Palin Derangement Syndrome

Palin derangement syndrome ratchets up as the media goes through Sarah Palin's thousands of e-mails when she was Alaska governor hoping they will find dirt. The NY slimes and WAPO even go so far as to ask their readers to help investigate the e-mails. Meanwhile the LA Times still keeps the tape of Obama at that rashid khalidi event in a vault. We aren't permitted to see that nor are we permitted to see Obama's college records. The leftist media is sick. They hate Sarah because they hate America and she represents the real America and everything that is great about our country; capitalism, rugged individualism and Judeo-Christian values. So of course she is derided by the crowd that represents multiculturalism, socialism and moral relativism. She is a proud American while they consider themselves citizens of the world.

Europe Wants hamas Included in Talks

Former European diplomats believe Israel should sit down and negotiate the surrender of territory to genocidal Jew-haters hamas. All in the name of "peace" of course.


Real peace only possible 'if Hamas on board'
AFP JERUSALEM – A lasting peace between Israel and the Palestinians is only possible if Hamas is involved, a group of former top statesmen and diplomats said in a letter made public on Friday.

In the letter, which is addressed to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, 24 former international figures warned against the dangers of rejecting a recent Palestinian unity deal aimed at ending years of bad blood between the secular Fatah faction and Gaza's Hamas rulers.

Israel slammed the deal as a "great victory for terrorism" in a move which found echoes in Washington, with US President Barack Obama describing it as "an enormous obstacle to peace."

But the letter argued that lasting peace would only be possible with a unified Palestinian leadership, which made reconciliation "a prerequisite" for ending the conflict.

"Reconciliation is... a prerequisite for achieving the two-state solution. It is not an obstacle to it," it said, taking aim at remarks by Israel's premier Benjamin Netanyahu in which he urged Palestinian president and Fatah leader Mahmud Abbas to chose between peace with Hamas or peace with Israel.

"Asking Fatah to choose between making peace with Hamas and making peace with Israel presents a false choice: a lasting peace with Israel is only possible if Hamas is on board," it said.

"As former international leaders and peace negotiators, we have learnt first-hand that achieving a durable peace requires an inclusive approach."

Under terms of the deal signed in early May, the two factions will work together to form a caretaker government of politically independent figures who will govern until elections can be held at some point before May 2012.

It was "imperative" that Washington and Brussels "constructively engage with the transitional government as well as with the Palestinian leadership that results from elections next year," they wrote, warning that failure to do so could have far-reaching consequences.

It warned against repeating past mistakes, recalling a decision by Washington and Brussels to boycott Hamas politically and financially after it secured a surprise victory in legislative elections in 2006.

"In hindsight, those policies were a major setback for the peace process," it said.

"If Palestinian reconciliation is undermined, it will throw the Israeli-Palestinian conflict into an even deeper impasse, with dramatic consequences for all parties and the international community at large."

Rather than being a threat to Israel, the unity deal could enhance its security by helping "consolidate a ceasefire" along the Gaza border, and even help towards securing the release of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit who was captured by Gaza militants in 2006 and is still being held there.

Friday, June 10, 2011

The Coming Jihad Flotilla

Regarding the coming Audacity of Hope jihad flotilla. The only obstacle preventing the
complete international isolation of Israel is the support Israel has from the
American people and Congress. Now the Obama administration would love to turn
Americans against Israel. And what better way to do that than to send this boat
to Gaza to threaten to break the blockade forcing Israel into a position of
having to use military force. And if some Americans get killed in the process,
they hope this will turn Americans against Israel. The left is
openly collaborating with muslim jihadists to destroy Israel and ethnically
cleanse Jews from their homeland. It is sick and vile that there are westerners
who put themselves on the side of the evil barbarians against the Israelis. Since the boat is named after Obama's book and rashid khalidi is Obama's friend, you can be certain he was consulted and gave his approval for this Jew-hating, pro-hamas jihad mission. There are however some who are working to stop this latest evil endeavor in its track.

http://frontpagemag.com/2011/06/09/suing-organizers-and-funders-of-the-gaza-flotilla/print/

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Jihad Indoctrination in American Mosques

This is a story which will not be reported by the big media outlets like the NY Slimes, the LA Slimes, The Washington Compost, the major networks, including I’m afraid, FOX. Nor will this significant story be reported by the mainstream conservative publications or conservative talk radio. It’s fine to talk incessantly and go into detail about a congressman’s sexual perversions but it is taboo to bring up the subject of the greatest threat to America and western civilization, the global jihad. That 80% of mosques in America are radicalized, that Christian girls in Pakistan and Egypt are being kidnapped and raped to force them into islam and force them into marrying muslim men are stories to be ignored because it puts islam in a bad light and offends muslims. The truth about islam is a subject that dare not be mentioned by politicians or big media, not even conservatives that are employed by big media. The only place you will see this study reported is on conservative blogs.

Shari’a and Violence in American Mosques by Mordechai Kedar and David Yerushalmi
Middle East Quarterly

How great is the danger of extremist violence in the name of Islam in the United States? Recent congressional hearings into this question by Rep. Peter King (Republican of New York), chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, have generated a firestorm of controversy among his colleagues, the press, and the general public. Though similar hearings have taken place at least fourteen times since 2001,[1] King was labeled a latter-day Joe McCarthy and the hearings called an assault on civil liberties and a contemporary witch-hunt. Yet the larger dilemmas outlined by both the congressman and some of his witnesses remain: To what extent are American Muslims, native-born as well as naturalized, being radicalized by Islamists? And what steps can those who are sworn to the protection of American citizenry take that will uncover and disrupt the plots of those willing to take up arms against others for the sake of jihad?

Root Causes and Enabling Mechanisms

A comprehensive study of the relationship between Shari’a adherence and incitement to violence in American mosques found that mosques that segregated men from women during prayer service were more likely to contain violence-positive materials than those where men and women were not segregated.

While scholarly inquiry into the root causes and factors supportive of terrorism has accelerated since the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States, there are few empirical studies that attempt to measure the relationship between specific variables and support for terrorism. To date, almost all of the professional and academic work in this field has been anecdotal surveys or case studies tracing backward through the personal profiles of terrorists and the socioeconomic and political environments from which they came.[2]

One study by Quintan Wiktorowicz, assistant professor of international studies at Rhodes College and now on the staff of the National Security Council,[3] noted that modern jihadists legitimize their violent activities by relying on the same textual works as their nonviolent Salafist counterparts. However, the approach taken to these texts by the violent jihadist may be distinguished from that of the nonviolent Salafist insofar as the jihadist uses the principles advanced by both classical and modern Islamic scholars and ideologues and adapts them to modern situations in a way that provides a broader sanction for the permissible use of violence.[4]

Further, in 2007, Paul Gill concluded that terrorist organizations seek societal support by creating a “culture of martyrdom” and that one theme common to suicide bombers was the support they received from a community that esteemed the concept of martyrdom. Thus, a complex dynamic is at work between a terrorist organization, society, and individuals with the interplay between these three dimensions enabling radicalization and terrorist attacks.[5]

Another item that may help to understand the growth of modern jihadism appears in Marc Sageman’s 2004 study, which found that 97 percent of jihadists studied had become increasingly devoted to forms of Salafist Islam highly adherent to Shari’a (Islamic law) while on their path to radicalization, despite many coming from less rigorous devotional levels during their youths. This increase in devotion to Salafist Islam was measured by outwardly observable behaviors such as wearing traditional Arabic, Pakistani, or Afghan clothing or growing a beard.[6]

When viewed together, a picture emerges that may give researchers, as well as law enforcement officials, a way to monitor or potentially to predict where violent jihad may take root. Potential recruits who are swept up in this movement may find their inspiration and encouragement in a place with ready access to classic and modern literature that is positive toward jihad and violence, where highly Shari’a-adherent behavior is practiced, and where a society exists that in some form promotes a culture of martyrdom or at least engages in activities that are supportive of violent jihad. The mosque can be such a place.

That the mosque is a societal apparatus that might serve as a support mechanism for violent jihad may seem self-evident, but for it to be a useful means for measuring radicalization requires empirical evidence. A 2007 study by the New York city police department noted that, in the context of the mosque, high levels of Shari’a adherence, termed “Salafi ideology” by the authors of the report, may relate to support for violent jihad. Specifically, it found that highly Shari’a-adherent mosques have played a prominent role in radicalization.[7] Another study found a relationship between frequency of mosque attendance and a predilection for supporting suicide attacks but discovered no empirical evidence linking support for suicide bombings to some measure of religious devotion (defined and measured by frequency of prayer).[8]

However, the study suffers from a major methodological flaw, namely, reliance on self- reporting of prayer frequency. Muslims would be under social and psychological pressure to report greater prayer frequency because their status as good or pious believers is linked to whether they fulfill the religious obligation to pray five times a day.[9] This piety is not dependent on regular mosque attendance as Muslims are permitted to pray outside of a mosque environment whenever necessary.[10] Hence, the pressure to over-report exists for self-reporting of prayer frequency but is not present in self-reporting of frequency of mosque attendance, which is a measure of both coalitional or group commitment and religious devotion.

Thus, there is a need for the study and corroboration of a relationship between high levels of Shari’a adherence as a form of religious devotion and coalitional commitment, Islamic literature that shows violence in a positive light, and institutional support for violent jihad. By way of filling this lacuna, the authors of this article undertook a survey specifically designed to determine empirically whether a correlation exists between observable measures of religious devotion linked to Shari’a adherence in American mosques and the presence of violence-positive materials at those mosques. The survey also sought to ascertain whether a correlation exists between the presence of violence-positive materials at a mosque and the promotion of jihadism by the mosque’s leadership through recommending the study of these materials or other manifest behaviors.
Identifying Shari’a-Adherent Behaviors

Shari’a is the Islamic system of law based primarily on two sources held by Muslims to be respectively direct revelation from God and divinely inspired: the Qur’an and the Sunna (sayings, actions, and traditions of Muhammad). There are other jurisprudential sources for Shari’a derived from the legal rulings of Islamic scholars. These scholars, in turn, may be adherents of differing schools of Islamic jurisprudence. Notwithstanding those differences, the divergence at the level of actual law is, given the fullness of the corpus juris, confined to relatively few marginal issues. Thus, there is general unity and agreement across the Sunni-Shiite divide and across the various Sunni madh’habs (jurisprudential schools) on core normative behaviors.[11]

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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Weiner

Jefferey Kuhner of the Washington Times was interviewed again on the same talk radio show, he has a weekly segment. He said he is sure that it was the White House that tipped off about the Weiner photo on twitter because Weiner is part of the Hillary camp and attacked Obama's Israel policy and therefore want his demise. He also brought up the fact that unlike other Democrats involved in scandals, the media has actually been tough on Weiner. He says this is at the instigation of the White House whom the media obviously takes its marching orders from. It seems to me that whoever the Obama administration turns against, the media obliges and goes after them. Kuhner also said that the White House is popping champaign corks over Weiner's implosion and now the WH will get their candidate in to replace him. The WH thinks this will taint the Clinton camp who the WH believes has been undermining them. But he also said that this scandal will eventually harm the Democrats as a whole and that the party is corrupt to the bone.


In my opinion, if Hillary Clinton wasn't harmed by Bill's own behavior, I fail
to see how this will taint her. Now, Weiner is a sick pervert who brought this
upon himself and he needs to go. But this also shows what lengths the Obama White House
will go to destroy anyone who dares to challenge it in any way. Weiner's own sick behavior of course gave them the ammunition they needed and they took full advantage of the opportunity to rid themselves of someone they saw as an enemy. As long as Obama and his ilk are in control of the Democrat party, they will work to purge the party of any vestige of support for Israel by any means possible, to be replaced by their own radical left Israel-hating allies. This is why its so imperative for Jews to turn Republican. Make no mistake, one of the primary goals of the Obama administration is to bring about the end of Israel.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Brit PM's Anti-Zionist Move

Under pressure from pro-jihad lobby groups, British PM David Cameron is resigning his patronage of the Jewish National Fund. This is a further escalation in the leftist-islamic war to obliterate the Jewish state and ethnically cleanse the Jewish people from their homeland. The British government and the EU as a whole has chosen to side with the annihilators against the Jewish people.

JPost:
David Cameron and the JNF
By JONATHAN NEUMANN
06/06/2011
The British PM’s decision to resign his patronage of the JNF speaks to the next stage of Israel delegitimization, war on Zionism in Diaspora.

British Prime Minister David Cameron’s decision to resign his patronage of the Jewish National Fund speaks to the next stage of Israel delegitimization and the war on Zionism in the Diaspora.

As the 1949 Armistice Demarcation Lines, the “1967 lines” are transfigured into merely the basis of a peace agreement, and Israel’s enemies are now working at the next encroachment: the Palestinian “right of return” to Israel’s recognized territory, irrespective of the establishment of an independent Palestine. This was one of the “core issues,” as President Barack Obama put it, which are, he alleged a couple of weeks ago, the real matters still to be negotiated. So the “1967 lines” are a given, apparently; that means the Palestinian “right of return” becomes a legitimate issue for negotiation, and therefore can be lobbied for. The result is that Israel is one step closer to the Arabs’ much longed-for relocation to the sea.

So how does the news that Cameron has resigned his patronage of the JNF relate?

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Monday, June 6, 2011

Karsenty Running For French Parliament

Philippe Karsenty, who exposed the Mohamed al Dura hoax and France 2′s role in it, is running for a parliamentary seat in France.

Sarkozy is as much a scoundrel as his French predecessors. The Golan Heights does NOT belong to Syria. Syria waged a war of aggression against Israel and lost the Golan Heights and the war. They don’t get to have it back. Under what historical precedent does a country which won a war in self-defense have to relinquish territory to the aggressor? This is only expected of Israel. No matter who leads France and no matter how much of a problem it has with muslim immigrants, nothing will ever cause that country to alter its hostility towards Israel.

French Political CuisinePhilippe Karsenty, “the worst nightmare of the French media outlets”
Written by Nurit Greenger, from the original speech, as was delivered
by Mr. Philippe Karsenty
June 4, 2011

Philippe Karsenty, is a French national of the Jewish faith, who is
well known for, so obstinately, standing up to France 2 TV Channel
news when they reported a hoax story about Mohamed al Dura, an
Arab-”Palestinian” they claimed the Israeli army killed. Mr. Karsenty
won his case and truth prevailed.
Mr. Karsenty is now seeking to be elected to the French Parliament. I
cannot think of a better than Mr. Karsenty, an honest, freedom loving
person to take ranks in the French political arena.

On May 12, 2011 Mr. Karsenty delivered a speech to Temple Of the Arts
congregation, in Beverly Hills California, which I attended. I am
gladly sharing with my readers Mr. Karsenty’s speech:

“Mohammed al Dura was a little boy who, at the beginning of the Arab
2nd Intifada against Israel, France 2, the French public TV, showed
dying in his father’s arms, shot and killed by the Israeli army.

This picture became an icon, an icon of hatred to the State of Israel.

Osama Bin Laden used it; American Journalist Daniel Pearl was killed
to avenge the killing of Mohammed al Dura.

Most or all the Muslim countries have erected monuments, named streets
and issued postage stamps to commemorate Mohammed al Dura’s death.

But there is a greater problem: this report was a hoax; it was purely
a staged scene.

For having said and published that it was a hoax, I’ve been sued for
libel but have won the case.

But today, the talk is about French and Middle East policies.

I first want to say few words about my personal experience in French
politics, then I will give an update about French politics regarding
the Middle East and lastly, I will explain why I am running for
elections to the French parliament.

My personal experience of French politics

I met Nicholas Sarkozy in 2002. At that time he was not even a minister.

Sarkozy then told me: “The Golan is Syrian.”

I told him, “I disagree.”

We agreed that we disagreed.

So, Sarkozy challenge me: “If you disagree with me, run against me.”

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Sunday, June 5, 2011

Fearless Sarah Palin Calls Obama Out On His Lies

While most of the GOP ducks for cover when the Dems make scurrilous charges and
ads throwing granny off a cliff, Sarah Palin calls them out for their vicious
lies. Is this why the GOP establishment hates her? Because she dares to take on
Obama and the dems while the others quake in fear?

Jews Attacked On Melbourne Campus

Universities throughout the west have become dangerous little enclaves of fascism, marxism and islamic supremacism. It is becoming increasingly unsafe for Jewish students, conservatives or anyone defending Israel. Anyone threatening or perpetrating violence should be permanently kicked off campus. If they are foreign students they should be thrown out of the country and barred from ever returning.

Islamic supremacist mobs are taking advantage of the west's freedom, tolerance and openness to menace Jewish and other students on campus. And this kind of behavior is occurring on the streets of Europe as well. Even law enforcement is terrified of confronting them.

Muslims attack Jews at University of Melbourne Australian Islamist Monitor
An article in the Australian Jewish News (27 May 2011) – Uni Party Turns Ugly by Naomi Levin, caught my eye:
A police report has been filed following an allegedly violent incident during the Australasian Union of Jewish Students’ (AUJS) Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel Independence Day) celebrations.

The lunchtime party, held on University of Melbourne grounds, turned ugly when an individual used wirecutters to vandalise a stereo playing Israeli music. He is then alleged to have struck an AUJS member, injuring him with the wirecutters.

Both police and security were present at the event and two individuals were reportedly removed from the scene.

… the AUJS event consisted of music and dancing on the university lawns and could not have been misconstrued as a political rally.

AUJS leaders and Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) president John Searle have called on the police to lay charges relating to the individual’s alleged possession of a weapon, vandalism and assault.

The University of Melbourne counter-rally was organized by two groups – Students for Palestine, and the Federation of Australian Muslim Students and Youth (FAMSY). A flyer posted across Melbourne encouraged students to “rally against Zionists’ apartheid celebrations.”

AUJS, which is affiliated with the Student Union, had permission to hold its event. A student union representative confirmed that neither Students for Palestine nor FAMSY are affiliates of the university.

According to Lazarus, AUJS will request answers as to how the counter-rally was permitted at all. He said the Jewish student group had always had a good relationship with security representatives on campus and was disappointed the situation got out of hand. “We think we took all the right precautions.” Searle agreed and said he would not be encouraging AUJS to lie low in the future.
“What AUJS was doing was a quiet, peaceful celebration. They ought not to feel scared to express their passion for being Jewish and being Zionist.”

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This Week's Haveil Havalim

Edition #318 of the Jewish blog carnival Haveil Havalim is up at Frume Sarah.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Moral Clarity From Glenn Beck

G-d bless righteous gentile Glenn Beck. He has done many shows in recent months in defense of Israel and debunking the vicious lies and propaganda from those who aim to obliterate the Jewish state. Standing up for Israel so publicly these days is not for the feint of heart. Neither is standing up for America, capitalism and liberty and against islamic supremacism.