Monthly Archives: March 2014

Why Don’t Jews Go Back to Spain, to Europe? Why, Indeed

By | 2014-03-29T02:14:42-04:00 March 29th, 2014|Op-Eds|

An alternative to Zionism.   Spain, which today rebuilds its ancient ghettos and synagogues, claiming back the glory of the medieval Jewish community for tourism purposes, solved its “Jewish problem” in 1492 with the help of Queen Isabella and Torquemada.     Life in a Parisian arondissement is much more comfortable than one near a

IDF Eliminates Terrorists Near Syrian Border

By | 2014-03-29T00:08:03-04:00 March 29th, 2014|Press Releases|

IDF soldiers were able to prevent two terrorists from infiltrating into Israel in the Golan Heights, near the border with Syria, on Friday night.   According to the IDF, the soldiers identified two suspects tampering with the security fence along the border. It is believed they also tried to place an explosive device. The troops

Brotherhood Says Sisi ‘Not Suitable’ to be President

By | 2014-03-27T13:37:04-04:00 March 27th, 2014|News|

The Muslim Brotherhood has voiced its opposition to Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s bid for the presidency.   Speaking to AFP shortly after Sisi officially announced his plan to run, a leader of the Muslim Brotherhood said that Sisi was not a suitable candidate.   "He led a coup to become president. He is

Coming Soon to Gaza: Lashes in Criminal Code

By | 2014-03-26T21:35:10-04:00 March 26th, 2014|Islam|

Hamas is taking another step towards the full implementation of strict Islamic Sharia law in Gaza, and is planning to introduce a penalty of lashes for certain criminal offenses.   Nafez Al-Madhoun, the secretary of Hamas’s parliament in Gaza, said on Tuesday that the government is working on passing a new law pertaining to lashes.

PA Calls Terrorists ‘Stars’ And ‘Heroic Knights’

By | 2014-03-26T21:12:40-04:00 March 26th, 2014|News|

At the same time that it is demanding a fourth and final release of terrorists and a Jewish construction freeze as "gestures" to extend the peace talks, the Palestinian Authority (PA) continues to escalate its praise of terror against Israel.   Israel transferred five bodies of terrorists to the PA on March 11, to which

Egypt’s El-Sisi Resigns, Declares Presidential Bid

By | 2014-03-26T20:47:25-04:00 March 26th, 2014|News|

Egyptian army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah el-Sisi resigned on Wednesday as defense minister and announced his plan to run for president, following a high-level meeting with the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF).   In a televised statement, Sisi said it would be the last time he wears his military uniform. “I give

West rejects justice in Egypt

By | 2014-03-26T12:48:15-04:00 March 26th, 2014|Reports|

Egypt’s El-Minya criminal court recommends death penalty for Muslim Brotherhood operatives; EU’s Ashton disapproves, State Dept. Marie Harff riled     On Monday, March 24, Egypt’s criminal court sentenced to death 529 members of the Muslim Brotherhood. In less than 48 hours, Judge Saeed Yosef of the court of El-Minya, south of Cairo, weighed the

U.S. Blasts Saudis for Barring American-Israeli Reporter

By | 2014-03-26T11:53:53-04:00 March 26th, 2014|News|

The United States on Tuesday slammed Saudi Arabia for refusing a visa to a an American journalist working for Israeli media who planned to cover President Barack Obama's visit to the kingdom, AFP reported.   The Jerusalem Post’s Washington bureau chief, U.S. citizen Michael Wilner, was the only journalist to be denied a visa to

US Hiding Report on Radical Saudi School Textbooks

By | 2014-03-25T18:19:07-04:00 March 25th, 2014|News|

US President Barack Obama stands poised to visit Saudi Arabia later in the month, to discuss "countering violent extremism" among other things. However, a report has revealed the US has kept secret an extensive study of Saudi textbooks, traditionally rife with Islamic extremism, since the end of 2012 - casting doubts over the seriousness of

Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Leader Faces Trial

By | 2014-03-25T18:01:22-04:00 March 25th, 2014|News|

One day after an Egyptian court sentenced 529 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood to death, a further 682 Islamists are facing trial Tuesday.   Among them is the Brotherhood's spiritual leader, Mohammed Badie, who was arrested last August after a brief spell in hiding, following the ouster of Islamist president Mohammed Morsi.   Badie himself