ANOTHER SCANDAL? PANETTAGATE Panettagate: A real scandal, and one involving national security Based on an article by Cliff Kincaid for Accuracy in MediaLast Saturday and Sunday The Washington Post published two articles, with a total count of 2,192 words, about Sarah Palin’s e-mails. The Post had said in advance it wanted the help of the public in […]

DAVID EFUNE: NOT ANOTHER JEWISH DIME TO YALE Not Another Jewish Dime to Yale The Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale University. “The powers that be at Yale University view the institution as a mountain,” a faculty member who wished to remain anonymous recently told me over the phone, as we discussed their announcement of the imminent closure of YIISA, the […]

FRENCH GAZA FLOTILLA PARTICIPATION SCUTTLED,7340,L-4082772,00.html French flotilla ship won’t sailMembers of Jewish community in France band together, send 500 letters of protest against Gaza flotilla, effectively preventing ship bought by organizers for €530,000 from docking in Marseille. ‘Many battles left until September,’ says one Ronen Medzini Published: 06.15.2011 One of the ships slated to participate in the flotilla to […]


Refugees Suffer as Turkey Presses Syria Turkey ramps up its response to the crisis in Syria as the influx of refugees on the border grows, and they are reportedly lacking adequate food, water and shelter. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who recently strengthened his criticisms of the Syrian regime, spoke by phone Tuesday […]


Britain Creating Parallel Islamic Financial System by Soeren Kern A British firm has launched a Sharia-compliant pension fund that will enable Muslims to save for retirement in compliance with Islamic principles. The British government will begin offering Muslim workers Sharia-compliant pensions as of 2012. The launching of the funds, which are said to be […]

IN MEMORY OF AL SCHWIMMER AN AMERICAN CRUCIAL TO THE STATE OF ISRAEL: ROBIN LENZNER Al Schwimmer, An American Unsung Hero For The State of Israel By ROBERT LENZNER I was extraordinarily privileged to  know Al Schwimmer, a former transport pilot in World War II,, who helped create Israel’s air force in the 1948 War of Independence, and then was chosen to build the nation’s military might at Israel […]

HOT PICKS FROM FSM Wisconsin Supreme Court Reinstates Anti-Collective Bargaining Law [FOX] Boehner gives Obama Friday deadline on Libya [WT] Top Budget Republicans demand presidential action on Medicare [THE HILL] Four ATF agents contradict Justice Department account on ‘Fast and Furious’ [DC] Pakistani Forces Arrest CIA Informants Who Led U.S. to Usama Bin Laden [FOX] Union Wants Mailmen […]

BRUCE KESLER: TURKEY AND THE FROG As I have twice before (here in June 2010 and here in September 2010), I asked my friend Gerald Robbins, the Turkish-speaking expert and a Senior Fellow at Philadelphia’s Foreign Policy Research Institute, to comment on this past weekend’s parliamentary elections in Turkey. In brief recap of prior posts: Turkey’s AKP political party and its […]


The Jewish Enemies of Israel Posted By David Solway URL to article: It has never been easy for Israel—the understatement of the century—from the day of its establishment in 1948 when it was invaded by seven Arab armies to the present moment when it is facing multiple threats to its very survival. It suffers […]

PERRY AND MORE PERRY: RICH LOWRY,BRIAN BOLDUC Perry’s Draft Stump Speech By Rich Lowry I was at the same event as Brian and got the same impression–this was a draft stump speech by Gov. Perry. There are three things a presidential candidate generally needs: 1) presence (does he fill the room?); 2) a narrative (does his biography and/or record add up to […]