Monthly Archives: December 2015

A Palestinian Prespective – Bassem Eid

 Bassem Eid was born in the Jordanian-occupied Old City in East Jerusalem, whose place of residence became the United Nations Refugee Works Agency (UNRWA) refugee camp of Shuafat. Bassem Eid spent the first 33 years of his life in Shuafat. He rose to prominence during the first Intifada, the Palestinian uprising, as was a senior field researcher for B’Tselem,[1][2] the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the […]

Druze Religious Leader Commits to Noachide “Seven Laws”

First Publish: 1/18/2004, 3:46 PM / Last Update: 1/18/2004, 5:32 PM The spiritual leader of the Druze community in Israel, Sheikh Mowafak Tarif, this weekend signed a declaration calling on non-Jews in Israel to observe the Seven Noahide (Bnei Noach) Commandments, as laid down in the Bible and expounded upon in Jewish tradition. Several weeks ago, the mayor of the primarily Druze city of Shfaram, in the Galilee, […]

Eric Hoffer and the Jews

] In May 1968, about a year after the Six Day War, he wrote an article for the Los Angeles Times titled “Israel’s Peculiar Position:” The Jews are a peculiar people: things permitted to other nations are forbidden to the Jews. Other nations drive out thousands, even millions of people and there is no refugee problem. Russia did it, Poland and Czechoslovakia did it. Turkey threw out a […]

America’s pathological denial of reality

by Caroline Glick In America of December 2015, natural conclusions are considered irresponsible, at best.   Police officers conduct a manhunt after a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California December 2, 2015. (photo credit:REUTERS)  How much lower will America sink before it regains its senses? Wednesday, two Muslims walked into a Christmas party at a community service center in San Bernardino, California where one worked. They were wearing […]

Moslem Refugees: Compassion vs Reality

by Isi Leibler Opinion 12/02/2015 20:49 To stem the exodus of millions of Muslims to Europe, there must be an intense effort to stabilize the Middle East and bring an end to the civil war in Syria and defeat IS. Syrian refugees shelter in a makeshift tent in the Bekaa Valley, part of the 1.15 million refugees being hosted by Lebanon. (photo credit:MOHAMED AZAKIR / REUTERS) Sensitive […]