Monthly Archives : November 2014

לבני לפיד

The storm over the teacup


  Following last Tuesday’s jihadist massacre of four rabbis and a police officer at the Bnei Torah Kehillat Yaakov synagogue in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu ordered law enforcement bodies to act immediately to destroy the homes of the two terrorist murderers who carried out that attack. He also directed them to destroy the homes of the terrorists who carried…

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Iran rising

Iran’s no China


    The Obama administration will never abandon its courtship of Iran.     On the eve of the extended deadline in the US-led six-party talks with Iran regarding Teheran’s illicit nuclear weapons program, the one thing that is absolutely clear is that courting Iran is the centerpiece of US President Barack Obama’s Middle East policy. Come what may in…

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Har-Nof-shul-massacre

Responding to the slaughter


    What we are seeing in Jerusalem today is not simply Palestinian terrorism. It is Islamic jihad. No one likes to admit it. The television reporters insist that this is the worst possible scenario because there is no way to placate it. There is no way to reason with it.   So what else is new?     The horrible…

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A Driver Rams His Car Into Pedestrians In Suspected East Jerusalem Terror Attack

Terror Decentral


  In the postmortems of the terrorist car attacks in Jerusalem, it is easy to see the writing on the wall.   Ibrahim al-Akary, the terrorist who on Wednesday ran over crowds of people waiting to cross the street and catch the Jerusalem Light Rail, was the brother of one of the terrorist murderers freed in exchange for IDF hostage…

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Islamic Republic hanging

Obama and the definition of “Islamic”


  In his speech on September 11 announcing that the US would commence limited operations against Islamic State, US President Barack Obama insisted, “ISIL, [i.e. Islamic State] is not Islamic. No religion condones the killing of innocents, and the vast majority of ISIL’s victims have been Muslim.”   To be sure, it is hard to see how any human faith…

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