Category Archives: News

The Gaza War and American Media

A reader asked me to comment on the current Gaza military campaign Israel is undertaking. They specifically said they’d like to know what the American media is not saying. So, not being any kind of expert on “the American media” … Continue reading

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MJ’s and Aliyah: An Issue to Get Involved In

Israel isn’t letting all of her Jewish people in. It’s that simple. And Israel is losing the battle against Muslim extremism. It’s also that simple. And who is to blame? Two groups: liberal-minded leaders who hope that appeasement will eventually … Continue reading

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Olives, Violence, and Settlers

Loving Israel sometimes means denouncing Jewish extremists. I have a basic sympathy with the aim of settlers in Israel who want to see all of Israel belong to the Jewish people (though I would add that non-Jews who own land … Continue reading

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A Mastermind of Mideast Troubles

The Wall Street Journal has a great review of a new book about Haj Amin al-Husseini, the Hitler-loving Mufti of Jerusalem from 1921 through the war for Israel’s independence, put in power by some very foolish Brits. al-Husseini is in … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Kosher Meals Denied to Messianic Prisoners

Jews in Prison Denied Kosher Meals Following is a post from guest blogger, Jackie Walker. Visit her Web site at http://www.religiontranscends.com. And watch for an upcoming post on her site from Rabbi Derek Leman. Messianic Jews at the Richland Correctional … Continue reading

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Israel Uploads Video to YouTube: Truth About Kuntar

According to today’s Jerusalem Post, the following video was uploaded to YouTube by the Israeli government in response to the crowds in Lebanon cheering the release of mass-murderer Samir Kuntar yesterday: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cS6NyrexKlk

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Did CNN Make Improvements to this Story?

Maybe I am crazy, but when a thoughtful reader emailed to tell me I was wrong, I looked again at the CNN story about the Israeli-Hizbullah prisoner swap. The story now rightfully labels Samir Kuntar a murderer and not a … Continue reading

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CNN’s Irresponsible Reporting: Goldwasser and Regev

I do not regularly read CNN.com and I don’t watch cable at all. So I make no claim to be a monitor or to know CNN’s record in reporting from long experience. But I decided to check CNN’s reporting of … Continue reading

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Arab-Muslim Brutality and the Murder of Regev and Goldwasser

The difference between Israel and her Muslim neighbors is starkly revealed yet again today in Israel. The Israeli government agreed to a foolish prisoner swap as they have done many times before, releasing mass murderer Samir Kuntar to the Hizbullah … Continue reading

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Londonistan, Introduction

I’m reading a dozen books (what’s new) including Londonistan by Melanie Phillips (get it HERE). She is a journalist in the UK who is often, I read, the token conservative on BBC panels. Londonistan is a frightening but important read … Continue reading

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Messianic Jews in the Israeli News, June 2008

The following is a front page story on jpost.com today. I could not afford to go to Jerusalem for the conference this year, so I am sitting home wishing I was there. As far as I know the protest is … Continue reading

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Politics Above Torah?

I read at jpost.com today a bizarre story about an Orthodox (I think ultra-Orthodox) rabbi making what seems to me a questionable ruling this week. He is allowing construction on a West Bank settlement on Shabbat in order to help … Continue reading

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Comment on the Eurabia Idea from a European Reader

A reader from Europe said about yesterday’s post: I read your blog all the time, and I love it. Thank you for writing about the Islamization of Europe. I live here, and this is a topic we witness and deal … Continue reading

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How Kosher is Kosher Meat?

All is not well in the Kosher meat industry, especially at Agriprocessors, the largest Kosher meat plant in the world. Agriprocessors is owned by the Rubashkin family, part of the Lubavitch Hasidic sect of ultra-Orthodox Judaism (also called Chabad). The … Continue reading

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More on the Book Burning in Israel

This op-ed piece was on the jta.org site today. Well said. ………………………………………………………………………… OP-ED The burning of Christian bibles in Israel must be condemned By Rabbi Jerome M. Epstein Published: 05/23/2008 NEW YORK (JTA) — Yom Ha’atzmaut — Israel’s Independence Day … Continue reading

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Ultra-Orthodox Jews Burning New Testaments in Israel

Note: Don’t miss the post below this one, an excerpt from THE WORLD TO COME I include this story because it interests me to see how hatred is heating up among some Israeli Ultra-Orthodox for all things Yeshua. It would … Continue reading

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Good News: Another Clarification, Messianics in Israel

I have been saying that I think the recent Israeli Supreme Court decision might have broader application than just Messianic Jews whose mother is not Jewish but whose father is. I just received an opinion from an attorney involved in … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Post on Israeli Court and Messianics

The Jerusalem Post (jpost.com) ran an article yesterday about the Israeli Supreme Court ruling which opens the doors for some Messianic Jews to make citizenship in Israel. Strictly speaking, as the article states, this ruling will only apply to those … Continue reading

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Messianics Allowed in Israel: Official Wording of the Ruling

According to Jamie Cowen, president of the UMJC (umjc.net), who is an attorney and whose daughter was a defendant in this case, this ruling of the Israeli Supreme Court is precedent setting for future cases. When the ruling says “as … Continue reading

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Israel and Messianics: More Info

If you haven’t heard the good news, read the two posts below (“Breaking News” and “Israel and Messianics Clarification.” I thought you might want to know about one of the main groups behind this great news, The Jerusalem Institute of … Continue reading

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Israel and Messianics Clarification

I received a communication today that clarifies the settlement reached yesterday in Israel (see below, “Breaking News”). The ruling would not cover all Messianic Jews, but would cover many of them: If a person was not a Jew previously (religious … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Israeli Supreme Court Allows Messianics In!

I had this posted for about four hours Wednesday morning and then got a call that it was premature and the final word had not come down. Now, the agreements have been made and this is news . . . … Continue reading

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