At Israeli Cool (Via Elder of ziyon) Ryan Bellerose tells the truth about the consequences of supporting the arabs over Israel for leftists there: He starts by acknowledging the short term reasons for doing so: Now if one is short-sighted, it is rather obvious that one would choose the Arabs. They have Arab oil money … Continue reading Very Uncomfortable Truths: What if the Arabs won?
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
We've briefly talked about the revenge killing of Muhammad Abu Khdei who was murdered in response to the kidnapping and slaying of three Israeli teens, but what we haven't talked about is the cultural significance in this. I think it's the sign of a cultural turn and one that our Palestinian friends should see as … Continue reading The Palestinians Losing the Culture War in Israel
While the focus remains on Pope Francis' peace initiative in the Middle East and his prayers at the barrier separating the Palestinians and the Jews... Renewing the appeal made by former pontiff Benedict XVI, Pope Francis called for “universal recognition” of “the right of the State of Israel to exist and flourish in peace and … Continue reading ….The problem in the Middle east is the People
My previous post on Afghanistan was rather depressing but in case you missed it earlier this week I saw one of the most hopeful signs from the Arab world that I've seen in year in the form of this article in the Arab news. The common thing among all what I saw is that the … Continue reading A ray of hope in Arabia
There was a rather nasty incident that got no attention in the west press this week: A 28-year-old worker in a moving company trying to reach Ma'aleh Adumim narrowly escaped a lynch attempt in the village of Issawiya in northeast Jerusalem on Sunday after his GPS device mistakenly directed him there. Yes you read that … Continue reading An incident in Issawiya
Can we now stop the pretense that the Arab American Anti-Discrimination group cares about actual Arabs: The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, a longtime Washington civil rights group, repeatedly asked the German-born Syrian composer and pianist Malek Jandali to reconsider his piece choice, Jandali told POLITICO. When he refused, Jandali was told today that he couldn't perform … Continue reading Arab American group shows themselves for what they are
...than boasting about slaughtering Jews I bet she was just a delight in her younger days. Update: The only thing more censored then by the big tech allies of the left than conservatives speaking their mind are example of the left's allies as they truly are.
...they want dead jews. Before you dive into the MSM accounts on the attacks "protests" at the Israeli borders of Syria, Lebanon and Gaza make sure you read Stacy's piece Her Name Was Simona Rudina and remember the key quote from it that's I've titled this post with. So when you see stuff like this … Continue reading They don’t want peace…
Some things are just so ridiculous on their face that you can't believe a prominent journalist actually said it: "They [Israel] haven't had a car bombing in two and a half years and the sad truth, really, is that the wall with the West Bank has actually worked. Am I to understand that it is … Continue reading Pining for the good old days of carbombs in Israel…
How many times do we have to read this story before the world get it though their heads what is going on in Israel? Good thing we have that brave UN to prevent the Lebanese army from attacking Jews in Israel. Israellycool makes a good point: What is not clear is whether the Lebanese soldier … Continue reading Israel attacked from the north
One of my most prolific commentators lately is a liberal fellow named David W. Walters. He has been kind enough to give me his attention and critiques on the issue and I'm very pleased to have him. After all if your positions are worth anything they can stand up under fire. Anyways Today he left … Continue reading My answer to Dave on Israel…
...but I really don't like this: Sabbar Kashur, 30, was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Monday after the court ruled that he was guilty of rape by deception. According to the complaint filed by the woman with the Jerusalem district court, the two met in downtown Jerusalem in September 2008 where Kashur, an … Continue reading You know I’m pretty hard on the Arabs here
Ok, Morning Joe calls them "humanitarians" They have the Israeli minster of public affairs and are pressing him he is not giving one inch and of course keeps referring to the videotape. I was talking to A friend of mine was saying yesterday that Israel has learned their PR lesson. By filming everything when the … Continue reading Oh give me a break Humanitarians?
Question: Why does Charles Johnson owe Andrew Sullivan a debt of Gratitude today? I already commented on Johnson's post which hearkens back to brighter days. Sullivan however is in full moonbat mode: A simple point. The violence by the activists is pretty abhorrent. These are not followers of Gandhi or MLK Jr. But the violence … Continue reading Answer: Because Sullivan makes Charles Johnson look like his own sane self today