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The Moral Panic of 2017.

This is a moment of “moral panic” in the United States. All this yelling and screaming and crying and whining about Nazis and Klansmen and White Supremacists is like nothing so much as the Red Scare of the 1950s. As you will remember from either personal experience or from the …

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Norway gets refund in Palestinian terror episode, US lawmakers hail action as precedent.

Members of Congress and Jewish leaders are urging the U.S. to follow in Norway’s footsteps, after Oslo secured the return of funds it gave to a Palestinian women’s center that was named in honor of a terrorist. Earlier this year, Palestinian Media Watch and NGO Monitor revealed that the Norwegian …

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Social media Notes # 1

Rogue feminist Camille Paglia – during her recent book tour promoting Free Women, Free Men: Sex, Gender, Feminism – suggested that comments under blog posts represent a certain kind of art-form. Given Paglia’s semi-iconic status within the intellectual community that should give some of you the warm-fuzzies. I do not know if it …

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Too many governments have Facebook standards.

Can you imagine what would happen if a Priest said “Kill the Muslims” in a sermon or homily?  Or if a lawyer on Canada was found to have written kill the Muslims on a Facebook posting? I can. There would be fire and fury aimed at those people.  And of …

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Richard Spencer: White nationalist.

On Saturday, 12th August in Charlottesville Virginia, a group of people descended on the city to demonstrate and stop the city’s officials from removing the monument of Robert E. Lee, a confederate soldier.  Spotted within their ranks were KKK members, white nationalists or whatever that means, neo Nazis, antisemites. etc.  …

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A Response to “The Self Defeating Argument of Zionists”

The article to which I reply is titled, “The Self Defeating Argument of Zionists” Supposedly a pro Israel article , it was published on the blog page of Times of Israel on 11/08/2017 and written by Fred Maroun. The article talked of the current argument between Zionists and non Zionists …

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Thoughtless Bandwagons of Hatred.

I have yet to speak out against Donald Trump.  One reason for this is that I do not so easily leap aboard thoughtless Bandwagons of Hatred.If the anti-Trumpeteers had not done such a terrific job of projecting their toxic racialized bullshit – and thereby throwing the United States into the …

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From Israel: Hysteria and Skewed Thinking.

My friends, it’s mid-August and I would dearly love to take a very peaceful vacation, and just spend time with my grandchildren. I had no desire to write about the events at Charlottesville as they unfolded. But here I am, about to do so: the hyper-inflated responses to what has …

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Zionism explained to a Muslim friend.

A Muslim friend recently asked “how can we discuss Zionism away from Judaism?” I offered to meet with her and explain it. As the offer has not thus far been taken up, my response to the question has now been put into writing. There is a great deal of innocent …

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Jewish organization defeats antisemitic student association.

 THEN   AND NOW Congratulations to Hasbara Fellowships Canada for its victory at the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal over the student union of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. The union willfully and without grounds refused to allow Hasbara Fellowships Canada to participate in a social justice-themed campus event …

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From the Island to Zion.

I have just returned from an overseas vacation with my family. My husband is Israeli and for some reason, I will sometimes get nervous if people ask where he comes from. Despite the fact that we never travel to particularly “unfriendly” countries or areas, you never can tell what sort …

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The time has come for Muslims in Canada to apologize.

The time has come for Muslims in Canada to apologize to the rest of Canada for the way we live, now, always on the edge, fearing terrorist attacks at any time, but especially at happy places and events.  We are collectively fearful of being in crowds; remember Manchester and the …

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Why do companies like Amazon and Sears think it’s ok to profit from Jew hate?

Why do companies like Amazon and Sears think it’s OK to profit from Jew hate? Why do companies like Amazon and Sears think it’s OK to profit from Jew hate? The answer is simple – because we let them. Jews and non-Jews, from fear or from apathy are allowing hate …

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Corbyn-another link in the 1000 year history of Jew hatred in Britain.

It hurts me to say this but Britain is still mired in antisemitism.  The enthusiasm for Jeremy Corbyn is another link  in the 1000 year British history of Jew-hatred.  Here is a man with ties to Hamas who has laid a wreath at the grave of a Palestinian terrorist involved …

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We Imagined it: The Ordeal of Civility without religion/ethics.

Philosopher Will Durant wrote “The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than their minds.” We have been living in a time of hope. Hope that we would all live together as “one.”  The sixties brought us that great hope and it …

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Manchester: Cause of terror – Political Correctness.

There is no meeting of minds, no point of understanding with such terror. Just a choice: Defeat it or be defeated by it. And defeat it we must~Tony Blair I was in Britain when the terror attack took place in Manchester-a mere thirty miles away from where I was staying. …

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Noura Erakat, Israel’s Smiling Enemy, Speaks at Berkeley.

If Brooklyn-based “feminist” and Palestinian apologist Linda Sarsour is the progressive-left flavor of the month, George Mason University international law professor Noura Erakat is a more intellectually significant, up-and-coming player in the growing Western, anti-Jewish, Israel-hating business. Approximately fifty people attended Erakat’s keynote address at the recent UC Berkeley conference on …

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‘Business As Usual’ following the Manchester terrorist attack.

While the police are collecting body parts of British children spread around the Manchester arena, it is reported that the British public are determined to carry on with “Business as usual.” This Business As Usual, is an admirable attitude that helped the British people survive the Nazi Blitz during WWII. …

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UC Berkeley Pits Liberalism Against ‘Islamophobia’

 Fast on the heels of the University of California’s anti-free speech “Battle of Berkeley”—in which hundreds of black-clad, left-wing, “anti-fascists” attacked Trump supporters in the streets—around five hundred students and scholars attended the weekend conference “Islamophobia & The End of Liberalism?” The conference poster featured a righteously concerned Statue of …

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Letter to the Jewish community of Detroit & Jews in the Diaspora.

Achinoam Nini was invited to perform on May 18th in the Adat Shalom Synagogue in Farmington Hills.  Pressure from a local group in the Jewish community caused the performance to be cancelled.  An article was written about this in The Detroit Jewish News – this is my response to that article. I …

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