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New Ad Campaign Against ISIS, Hamas, and Ban Ki-Moon’s Condemnations of Israel

New Ad Campaign Against ISIS, Hamas, and Ban Ki-Moon’s Condemnations of Israel

This is the face of radical Islam. But with mass murder throughout the Islamic world, Ban Ki-moon continues his Israel-condemnation addiction. He castigates the Middle East’s only democracy as it acts in self-defense against the Hamas death cult. His repeated statements of moral equivalency between…

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NO HOLDS BARRED: Rwandan troops are the solution for Gaza

NO HOLDS BARRED: Rwandan troops are the solution for Gaza

Both Israel and Rwanda are nations that have experienced unimaginable genocides. Both have unique security situations. What to do about Gaza and Hamas? How can Israel avoid a war of attrition with Hamas endlessly firing rockets and Israel being forced to respond? Many Israelis want…

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Russell Brand Doubles Down—Moves From Anti-Israel to Jewish Stereotypes

Russell Brand Doubles Down—Moves From Anti-Israel to Jewish Stereotypes

In response to my column charging Russell Brand with Israel-hatred for his disgusting call for a boycott targeting companies doing business with the Jewish state, the comic responded with a lengthy, downright bizarre retort in the Huffington Post, titled “Why I Oppose Anti-Semitism.” The core of his argument is…

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On the Holocaust / Yair Lapid

On the Holocaust / Yair Lapid

(a speech given in Germany on August 22) The Holocaust causes us all to ask of ourselves the same question: What would I have done? What would I have done if I was a Jew in Berlin in 1933, when Hitler rose to power? Would…

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That Rabbi Shmuley’s attack on anti-israel Russel Brand in NY Observer has forced Russel Brand to respond

That Rabbi Shmuley’s attack on anti-israel Russel Brand in NY Observer has forced Russel Brand to respond

Why I Oppose Anti-Semitism The year is 1992, I am 16 years old. It is Pesach, the Jewish feast of Passover; I am in Frinton On Sea, Essex, with the Hirsch family at the evening meal. Wine is drunk, there are incantations and Torah readings,…

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To be an Israeli mom  / Lihi Lapid

To be an Israeli mom / Lihi Lapid

To be an Israeli mom is – before you’re even an actual mother, to wait for the ultrasound exam to learn that everything is ok, but when the doctor says “it’s a boy” – to immediately imagine your fetus a soldier in uniform, with road…

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Killer App in Jerusalem

Killer App in Jerusalem

Jerusalem — I can’t sleep at night. Get The Times of Israel’s Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories   Free Sign up! It’s not because of the rockets, although Israel is under constant rocket fire. And it’s not because of iron dome, although…

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As Gaza war subsides, a battle over how it is investigated begins

As Gaza war subsides, a battle over how it is investigated begins

Palestinian boys look on from behind a stage where a giant poster showing a Hamas fighter is displayed during a demonstration Sunday in the southern town of Rafah in the Gaza Strip.  | AFP-JIJI JERUSALEM – Even before starting work as chairman of a U.N. human rights commission…

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Englewood rabbi launches controversial pro-Israel ads

Englewood rabbi launches controversial pro-Israel ads

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach Rabbi Shmuley Boteach of Englewood has thrust himself onto the public stage again, this time in a worldwide arena at a particularly contentious time. Through a foundation he controls, Boteach has launched a series of ads in national and international newspapers to…

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As Gaza war subsides, a battle over how it is investigated

As Gaza war subsides, a battle over how it is investigated

By Luke Baker JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Even before starting work as chairman of a U.N. human rights commission investigating the Gaza war, Canadian law professor William Schabas has been vilified as an apologist for Iran incapable of setting aside his perceived anti-Israel bias. Full page adverts…

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