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Reliving the raid and rescue at Entebbe

The chief pilot for the mission, Brig. Gen. (res.) Joshua Shani, was interviewed recently and it occurred to me while reading it that many today have probably never heard of what took place 36 years ago. This, coming our way via Seraphic Secret, is worth your time and worth passing around: How did the crisis at […]

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Pieces of a Jigsaw Puzzle

Far from being an unsubtle attempt to claim credit for re-election purposes, these happenings are all consistent with a deliberate action to prevent Israel from striking Iran’s nuclear program in the near to mid term (one to six months).

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Video: Bragging Mr. President? Heroes Don’t Spike the Football

This video perfectly illuminates the unseemliness of Obama’s constant gloating and bragging that he, himself killed Osama bin Laden. This video comes out just in time as members of the SEALs are slamming Obama for bragging so much about bagging binnie. As the caption notes: America knows who deserves the credit for killing Osama Bin […]

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“A very solemn day on the Jewish Calendar”

Yid with Lid: Tonight [Last night] at sunset begins a very solemn day on the Jewish Calendar, Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance day.  It is observed on the 27th day of the month of Nisan, which marks the day when Allied troops liberated the first Nazi concentration camp at Buchenwald, Germany, in 1945. The full name […]

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Suddenly The Actor IS a Reason Condemn a Movie?

Left-wingers have for years complained that conservatives are wrong to condemn a movie based on the outspoken nature or politics of a staring actor or director. “It’s just a movie,” they tell us and they scold us for not separating the entertainment from the actor’s real life. But now, in a typical hypocritical move, left-wingers […]

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Media Matters’ Resident Anti-Semite Steps Down

MJ Rosenberg, the controversial and virulently anti-Israel Senior Foreign Policy Fellow at Media Matters Action Network, announced in his latest blog posting that he is leaving his $130,000 plus per year job at the organization. In his Friday, April 6, post, Rosenberg said he is leaving Media Matters because his continued presence is causing “possible […]

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“How is anyone supposed to take this nonsense seriously?”

Sultan Knish is making lots of sense as to the reaction to Gingrich and his invented people comments: In the post-news environment, media no longer exists to report, it exists to disseminate glib talking points that sound good at first, but don’t stand up to examination. Fact checks, one of the latest media gimmicks, have […]

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“Enough already with the falsehood”

William A. Jacobson comments on Newt Gingrich calling the Palestinians an invented people: Palestinian national identity as it currently is recognized was a reaction to the creation of Israel and most prominently the 1967 war when Israel captured territory controlled by Egypt and Jordan.  Newt Gingrich is under fire for stating this truth. It doesn’t […]

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“You’re fed up with him, but I have to deal with him every day!”

Obama channels his inner Jeremiah Wright: French President Nicolas Sarkozy reportedly told US President Barack Obama that he could not “stand” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and that he thinks the Israeli premier “is a liar.”  According to a Monday report in the French website “Arret sur Images,” after facing reporters for a G20 press conference […]

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Hamas goal: Abduct more Israeli soldiers

Via The New York Times: Just off the bus in Gaza after six years in an Israeli prison, one of hundreds traded to Hamas for an Israeli soldier, Wafa al-Bass declared her next goal: abduct more Israeli soldiers. Others who returned said they could not feel satisfaction until the thousands of remaining Palestinian prisoners were […]

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Netanyahu to UN: “… the institution. It’s the theater of the absurd”

I had the opportunity today to watch one of the most straight forward, no holds barred speeches I’ve ever seen given at the UN.  Diplomatic courtesy gave way to brutally honest truth from the Prime Minister of Israel. I found myself wanting to give the man a standing ovation time and again.  Excerpts follow and […]

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Israel as you’ve likely not seen her

This comes our way via Small Dead Animals and it’s beautifully done and most informational: Jerusalem | Filmed in Imax 3D from JerusalemGiantScreen on Vimeo.

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Flotilla ships damaged

You've got to love this: Organizers of a flotilla seeking to break Israel's naval blockade of the Gaza Strip said Thursday that another of their boats had been damaged in…

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Best editorial cartoon depicting the Netanyahu-Obama fracas

Best editorial cartoon depicting the Netanyahu-Obama fracas

Comes our way via Nate Beeler:  We would indeed….

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Whither Israel?

Like most people, I like to think that I tend to strike a compromise between principle and pragmatism in most issues. I like to think that I am guided by…

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What's Hebrew For "I Surrender?"

Quick, where's the nearest Israeli border checkpoint?…

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"This is the root of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians"

Overshadowed by Obama’s speech before AIPAC on Sunday was Eric Cantor and his words before the same body.  He made the point far too many are missing: The following story illustrates…

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"I was just blown away by the ineptness of the substance and the way it was delivered"

Congressman Randy Forbes of Virginia's 4th District, commenting on the Obama speech Thursday: The Israelis were certain, he said, that the speech would not contain any major developments regarding the…

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Obama's "Con" Job

Yesterday, I half-listened to President Obama's speech on the Middle East — his voice has a droning quality that leave me MEGO (My Eyes Glaze Over) if I listen to…

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Hamas to Obama: Kiss my radical Islamic rear-end

Hamas to Obama: Kiss my radical Islamic rear-end

Late last night, I covered Netanyahu's reaction to Obama's suggestion that Israel go back to pre-1967 borders. Today, we find that Obama's outreach to Middle East peace isn't sitting well…

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Netanyahu to Obama – Kiss my Jewish rear-end (UPDATED)

Netanyahu to Obama – Kiss my Jewish rear-end (UPDATED)

In so many words: Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was quick on the draw Thursday in voicing clear displeasure with President Barack Obama's mideast policy speech. "Israel appreciates President Obama's commitment…

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While the world slams Israel for defending her borders…

… the world ignores the murders of Coptic Christians in Egypt.  Jews killing Muslims who are in effect invading Israel is anathema… but Muslims, who many claim are moderate, killing Christians…

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"The Syrian regime is intentionally attempting to divert international attention…" (UPDATED)

"The Syrian regime is intentionally attempting to divert international attention…" (UPDATED)

That from an Israeli spokeswoman responding to what appear to be coordinated attacks on three Israeli borders: Israeli troops clashed with Arab protesters along three hostile borders on Sunday, leaving…

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Things you likely didn't know about Israel

Via Bookworm, some interesting education: Bookie adds: What we know for certain is that a world without Israel is a less rich world — not in terms of wealth, but…

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Arab League seeks no-fly zone over Gaza

Arab League seeks no-fly zone over Gaza

No mention as to whether the zone will have an exception for missiles fired from Gaza into Israel: Arab League chief Amr Mussa said on Sunday the organisation will ask the…

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