Obama Launches Jewish Money Month

On Saturday, May 29th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

U.S. President launches Jewish Heritage Month in first-ever White House reception honoring contribution of Jewish Americans. By Natasha Mozgovaya and The Associated Press http://www.haaretz.com/jewish-world/obama-jews-outlook-on-the-future-should-be-a-lesson-to-all-americans-1.292662   U.S. President Barack Obama launched Jewish Heritage Month on Thursday as he hosted some 200 guests at the White House to honor the contribution of Jewish Americans. In his address, Obama said that Jewish people’s belief that a better future is always possible should be a lesson for all Americans. Obama honored the contributions American

Recent Correspondence (II)

On Saturday, May 29th, 2010 in News.

Please post under: Recent Correspondence (II) On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 1:56 AM, mordy tassa <mordyonline@gmail.com> wrote: Dear Mr. Finkelstein,   In preparation for my research on the subject of “self-hatred” I would like to interview you about this abnormal human phenomena.   For instance, Wikipedia defines self-hatred as “The term self-hatred can refer to either a strong dislike for oneself, one’s actions, or a strong dislike or hatred of one’s own race, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, species or any

Recent correspondence

On Saturday, May 29th, 2010 in News.

On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 1:29 AM, <jeffreyfixler103@comcast.net> wrote:   im quite tired of seeing your name plastered all over the internet.  you are an islamo=nazi who does not practice what you preach  why dont you go to the middleast and fight the israelis like so many of your islamo-nazi brethren?  let me tell you why!  you are a coward who promotes the murder  of non-muslims but is unwilling to engage in such activity  yourself.  i wish you would

Bear in mind that this article was published in the far-right Jerusalem Post. Is it even conceivable that the N.Y. Times would run it? This past week one of Israel's main television networks broadcast the documentary AMERICAN RADICAL three times. An old Israeli friend wrote to ask whether it had been shown in the U.S. I had to smile.

On Friday, May 28th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Gaza is a paradise if Foreign Ministry statements are any indication. Don’t you just wish you lived in Gaza? Don’t you just envy those people who get to raise their kids amid such abundance? Look at all the stuff they’ve got: “Truckloads of meat, poultry, fish, dairy products, fruits, vegetables, milk powder, baby food, wheat and other staples arrive in Gaza on a daily basis,” said the Foreign Ministry in advance of the “Freedom Flotilla,” due to either reach Gaza

Look what rat crawled back out of the sewer. Last we heard from Justus, he was trying to prove that Edward Said wasn't Palestinian

On Friday, May 28th, 2010 in News.

Radical groups are hijacking her name for their purposes. International “activists” are at it again. A nine-ship flotilla of “peace activists” is on its way from Turkey, Greece and other European countries toward the Gaza strip, laden with left-wingers and a variety of goods to supplement those available to Gaza residents. This represents the latest effort by a radical group known as the Free Gaza Movement (FGM). In an attempt to galvanize support and sympathy, and achieve a better result

Yentas for Zion organize fleet of bovine to counter Gaza freedom flotilla

On Friday, May 28th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Israel education group ‘StandWithUs’ to meet ‘Free Gaza’ activists at sea. The European “Freedom Flotilla” will have a surprise waiting when it reaches Israel’s southern waters this weekend. Israel advocacy non-profit StandWithUs plans to greet the European convoy with its own demonstration at sea. The organization expects the flotilla of European left-wing activists to reach Israeli waters this weekend, although their arrival has been delayed. A fleet of privately owned Israeli boats will leave the Ashdod and Herzliya marinas in

"Analyze My Brain," Says Corpse of Deceased Nazi

On Thursday, May 27th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Robert Benzie/Toronto Star JERUSALEM—Israeli President Shimon Peres has made Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty an offer he can’t refuse. In an extraordinary one-hour meeting, which was open to the media travelling with McGuinty, the Nobel Prize-winning Peres asked Ontario to partner with Israel on leading-edge brain research. “I would like to suggest to you something that doesn’t exist between countries,” the Israeli head of state told the premier at Beit Hanassi, the presidential palace here. “Let’s make as a start a

Judging from his prose, an Israeli at heart

On Thursday, May 27th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Eric Grossman, the bass player for Belgian rock band K’s Choice, which performed in Tel Aviv last week, has referred to English singer Elvis Costello as a “douchebag” for calling off his concerts in Israel. Grossman, who fell in love with Israel during his stay, wrote on his Facebook page on Friday, “Well done. You’re an idiot. Ditto to Santana, Bono, and all the other self important ego-maniacs, who think the Israeli people don’t deserve their presence.” Grossman added, “You

Fifty student government presidents apply for jobs at Jewish law firms

On Monday, May 24th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

By HILARY LEILA KRIEGER US Campuses sign a letter saying the Israeli Ambassador is welcome at their universities. WASHINGTON – More than 50 student body presidents at campuses across America have signed a letter saying Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren is welcome at their universities. The letter follows incidents in which a speech by Oren was disrupted at the University of California-Irvine and some Brandeis students expressed opposition to him as their commencement speaker. “We would be delighted – and honored

Canadian lunacies

On Monday, May 24th, 2010 in News.

By Scott Weinstein Leave a comment One group’s feeble witch-hunt won’t deter legitimate criticism of Israel’s actions It started out on a hopeful note. To kick off the second hearing of the Canadian Parliamentary Inquiry into Anti-Semitism, Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, director of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, flew to Ottawa at the committee’s request to testify [PDF]that Canada is a “pioneer” of university-campus anti-Semitism. Faster than you can say “Oy vey!,” his statement became the headline on a press

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