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Australian cartoonist loves his anti-semitic themes; paper defends him

From the Australian Jewish News: THE editor-in-chief of The Age has defended a series of cartoons published over the last week, one of which the B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) labelled as “virulent hate-speech”, that have outraged the Melbourne Jewish community. A cartoon by Michael Leunig last Wednesday adapted German pastor Martin Niemoeller’s famous “First […]

Orthodox Jewish basketball player at Northwestern

From ESPN last week: Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, begins at sundown Saturday. But there’s already cause for celebration among Jewish basketball fans thanks to Aaron Liberman, a freshman walk-on at Northwestern who also happens to be an Orthodox Jew. He hasn’t yet appeared in a game this season because of a nasty case […]

BDS-linked professor to chair California university anti-Semitism task force

Manzar Foroohar, a professor connected to the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, has been selected to chair a committee aimed at combating anti-Semitism in the California State University (CSU) system.

For Israel, All You Need is <3

Amidst all the Twitter feeds, Facebook posts and YouTube videos about Israel during last month’s Operation Pillar of Defense, a new student voice emerged in social media that focused on what Israel truly stands for…and it comes from the heart.

Chanukah song night 4: Matisyahu

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Turkey jails more journalists than any other country

From Now (Lebanon): Turkey has been hailed as a beacon of democracy in a troubled region. Many cite it as an example for post-revolutionary countries of the Arab Spring, as it is held up as a successful fusion of liberalism and Islam. But a report by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) published on Tuesday […]

Tuesday links

From Ian: Rejection and terror: Same old Palestinian choices “That Abbas would rather shun repeated offers from Israel, and instead embrace Hamas, indicates that yet again, when presented with a path for peace, the Palestinians chose rejection and terror Some have even suggested Israel ought to directly negotiate with Hamas. But where does one begin […]

The Muslim Brotherhood torture chambers

From Al Masry al-Youm, translated by Al Monitor (via Daily Caller) Al-Masry Al-Youm spent three hours in total in the torture chambers established by the Muslim Brotherhood at the gates of the Ittihadiya Palace in the suburb of Heliopolis. The central torture chamber, which is located in front of the gate facing the Omar Ibn Abdel […]

Hamas march at Birzeit U (video)

Ahead of the planned Hamas rally in Nablus this Thursday, Hamas students marched in Birzeit University yesterday: Birzeit is a hotbed of Hamas terror support in the West Bank, and it recently hosted an “art exhibit” celebrating terrorism in the form of rockets aimed at civilians. Earlier this year, Islamist students threatened a Birzeit professor for cartoons […]

Gazan call to break humanitarian law – in front of ICRC

Terrorist Leila Khaled, who has been visiting Gaza for the past week, called for Palestinian Arabs to kidnap more Israeli soldiers to hold them hostage for more prisoner swaps. Speaking in front of a group of families of terrorists in Israeli prison, Khaled said that “resistance” is the only way to get them released. Taking hostages is […]