Something to Look Forward To

by baldilocks No, Minnesota! You can't get away! Matt Vespa: For Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), she’s embroiled her whole party with an anti-Semitism fiasco that isn’t going away. It’s not her first time either. It’s pervasive. It’s repetitive. It brings forward legitimate allegations that she’s an anti-Semite. She said in 2012, that Israel is hypnotizing … Continue reading Something to Look Forward To

The #Unexpectedly Chronicles: Australian “Islamophobia” Edition

Definition of phobia :  an exaggerated usually inexplicable and illogical fear of a particular object, class of objects, or situation Merriam Webster Online I wish I could say I was surprised by this story: A LOCAL council has banned the construction of a synagogue in Bondi because it could be a terrorist target, in a shock … Continue reading The #Unexpectedly Chronicles: Australian “Islamophobia” Edition

Missing the Ledes on the Montreal “Anti Semitic Imam” story Lede Two: Al_Nawawi’s Hadith? never heard of It.

Col Klink:   No it's not possible, General Mulendorf Gestapo Captain Borman: With his arm around your shoulders.   Col Klink: Yes we were friends Gestapo Captain Borman: Close Friends, and very possibly associated in za plot to assassinate the Führer Col Klink: I hardly knew the man, went to school together ten years, saw each … Continue reading Missing the Ledes on the Montreal “Anti Semitic Imam” story Lede Two: Al_Nawawi’s Hadith? never heard of It.

Missing the Ledes on the Montreal “Anti Semitic Imam” story Lede one: Canada’s Muslims tardy Outrage

To those who like to argue that Islam is a religion of piece and those who wish to support terror and or kill Jews simply because they are Jews, this story out of Canada reported by CBC news: Imam calling for Jews to be killed in sermon at Montreal mosque draws police complaint Larger Muslim … Continue reading Missing the Ledes on the Montreal “Anti Semitic Imam” story Lede one: Canada’s Muslims tardy Outrage

The Best Explanation for Jew Hatred I’ve ever read…

...is this paragraph from Kevin Williamson via Israel Matzav For the Jew-hater, this is maddening: Throw the Jews out of Spain, and they thrive abroad. Send them to the poorest slums in New York, and those slums stop being slums. Keep them out of the Ivy League and watch NYU become a world-class institution inspired … Continue reading The Best Explanation for Jew Hatred I’ve ever read…

Good thing the Jews didn’t attack us or it would be worse

Did you know in the 43 days from November 13 to December 24th there were 42 Anti Semitic attacks in the US? I sure didn't as the elder notes: No one supports anti-Muslim hate crimes. But what was a spectacularly bad month for American Muslims, with 38 attacks since Paris, is lower that an average … Continue reading Good thing the Jews didn’t attack us or it would be worse

The Democrats: We’re all Jimmy Carter on Israel Now

Is the Israel lobby as powerful as they say? Question both Jimmy Carter & Roland Reagan asked Tip O'Neil after being elected For a very long time antisemitism was a fashionable sort of bigotry in the United States and around the world from "restricted" golf courses and clubs to some pointing at Jewish success as … Continue reading The Democrats: We’re all Jimmy Carter on Israel Now

How to convert Modern Art from Junk into something actually meaningful

Caecilius: Modern art. Out of the way, that's it. Oh, Rombus, I'm a little bit peckish. Get me some ants in honey, there's a good lad. Ooo, maybe a dormouse? What do you think? Metella: You call it modern art, I call it a blooming great waste of space. Doctor Who: The Fires of Pompeii … Continue reading How to convert Modern Art from Junk into something actually meaningful

A light dawns on a former Israeli Dove

at Israelly cool there is a seven minute video (that I can't get the embed code for) where Einat Wilf a former Israeli moderate explains what changed her position. Two key quotes I remember going back from those meeting deeply troubled thinking: These are the moderates, so if these are the moderates than the conflict … Continue reading A light dawns on a former Israeli Dove

Jew Hatred in France actually getting worse

A year ago we saw this story from paris I'm in Paris. I had seen these videos where you shout "Death to the Jews" in the streets of Paris. But the truth is that with a video, we not went well even when that reality. So when I came completely by chance, Republic Square in … Continue reading Jew Hatred in France actually getting worse

I’m Old Enough to Remember When Activists cared about Dead Arabs

Here is a bit from a story in the Independent: Just 24 hours ahead of a planned five-day truce in Yemen, the country’s capital Sanaa has been hit with one of the worst days of bombing since a Saudi-led coalition began their air campaign against Houthi rebels in late March. In videos taken by residents … Continue reading I’m Old Enough to Remember When Activists cared about Dead Arabs

One more thing about the Israeli Election

Ford Prefect: We're safe. Arthur Dent: Ah. Good. Ford Prefect: We're in a cabin of one of the spaceships of the Vogon Constructor Fleet. Arthur Dent: Ah. This is obviously some strange usage of the word "safe" that I hadn't previously been aware of. The Hitchhikers guide to the Galaxy While the American left was … Continue reading One more thing about the Israeli Election

“Never Again” Redefined

I'm remembering the coy saying about the French resistance. "If everyone who claimed to be in the resistance really had been, there would have been nobody left to collaborate." There was an interesting piece by Charles Krauthammer that raised an interesting point: The rise of European anti-Semitism is, in reality, just a return to the … Continue reading “Never Again” Redefined

On Jews The Obama Tree is known by it’s Fruit

What is your opinion? A man had two sons. He came to the first and said, 'Son, go out and work in the vineyard today.'  He said in reply, 'I will not,' but afterwards he changed his mind and went. The man came to the other son and gave the same order. He said in … Continue reading On Jews The Obama Tree is known by it’s Fruit

Next at the Met from Adams: DW Griffith’s “Birth of a Nation!”

The Opera The Death of Klinghoffer had its first performance at the Metropolitan Opera House of New York and was greeted by protests: Former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani was among those who showed up at the Metropolitan Opera last night to denounce the production of The Death of Klinghoffer, which protesters say glorifies terrorism. … Continue reading Next at the Met from Adams: DW Griffith’s “Birth of a Nation!”