SOL STERN REVIEWS ” A NEW VOICE FOR ISRAEL” BY JEREMY BEN-AMI….SEE NOTE PLEASE

Who’s a Zionist? Those who support policies that endanger Israel, suggests Jeremy Ben-Ami.
http://www.jidaily.com/gRGBB/e

A New Voice for Israel: Fighting for the Survival of the Jewish Nation, by Jeremy Ben-Ami (Palgrave Macmillan, 242 pp., $26)

THE BOOK’S TITLE SHOULD BE “HOW TO PRETEND TO BE A ZIONIST WHILE HELPING ISRAEL’S ENEMIES DESTROY IT”….RSK

You have to give Jeremy Ben-Ami his due. In 2008, the liberal activist and former Clinton administration official founded J Street as a left-wing alternative to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the lobbying group for Israel in the United States. A new organization was needed, Ben-Ami writes at the beginning of his book—part memoir, part political tract—because the “arc of conflict involving Israel in the Middle East, though long, was ultimately bent toward peace.” Unfortunately, Ben-Ami adds, because of the Netanyahu government, “the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict [might] slip through our fingers. As that happens, the dream of the Jewish people to be a free people in their own land also slowly disappears.” To keep this dream alive, the peace process needs a jolt from progressive American Jews in the form of more criticism of the Israeli government’s intransigence on negotiations with the Palestinians.

THE GENESIS OF MODERN SCIENCE: DAVID CURZON

http://www.jewishideasdaily.com/content/module/2011/10/18/main-feature/1/the-genesis-of-modern-science/e Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Descartes, Newton, and the other founders of modern science were all believers in the truths of the opening chapter in the Hebrew Bible.  The belief implicit in Genesis, that nature was created by a law-giving God and so must be governed by “laws of nature,” played a necessary role in the […]

CAMERA’S OPEN LETTER TO THE FOUNDER OF USA TODAY CONCERNING C-SPAN

Open Letter to the Founder of USA Today Concerning C-SPAN Al Neuharth USA Today 7950 Jones Branch Drive McLean, VA 22108 (public relations office: 703-854-5304) Dear Mr. Neuharth, Concerning your commentary in USA Today, Friday, October 7, 2011 – “C-SPAN founder lets you judge the news” – regarding Brian Lamb, founder and CEO of C-SPAN, […]

THE SICK ANTI-SEMITIC LEFT AT THE OWS: JOHN HINDERAKER

http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2011/10/christopher-columbus-was-the-first-zionist.php “Christopher Columbus Was the First Zionist” Someone leaked a batch of emails that have been exchanged by leaders of the Occupy Wall Street group. I’ve only dipped into them briefly, but some are pretty entertaining. This thread reminded me of my days as a leftist, and the difficulty of accommodating the diverse and sometimes […]

ANDREW McCARTHY: THE SHALIT SWAP…..SUPERB!!!***

The “Moderates” Celebrate the Shalit SwapBy Andrew C. McCarthy http://www.nationalreview.com/blogs/print/280537 “Prisoner releases only embolden terrorists by giving them the feeling that even if they are caught, their punishment will be brief. Worse, by leading terrorists to think such demands are likely to be met, they encourage precisely the terrorist blackmail they are supposed to defuse. Those […]

RUTH KING: AN EXCLUSIVE REVIEW AND INTERVIEW WITH REZA KAHLILI, AUTHOR OF “A TIME TO BETRAY”

http://www.familysecuritymatters.org/publications/id.10609/pub_detail.asp A review of Reza Kahlili’s book “A Time To Betray-The Astonishing Double Life Of A Cia Agent Inside The Revolutionary Guards Of Iran” and an interview with the author. Click on the picture to go to the Amazon site for purchasing details. Many Americans who remember the advent of the Ayatollah and the taking […]

MY SAY: WELCOME HOME GILAD SHALIT…..

EVERYTIME ISRAEL RESPONDS TO A TERRORIST KILLER WITH A PUMPKIN SEED THE US STATE DEPARTMENT AND THE MEDIA GO INTO A HISSY FIT ABOUT “DISPROPORTIONATE” RESPONSE. HUH? WHAT IS MORE “DISPROPORTIONATE”….THAN THE DEAL FOR SHALIT?

NONETHELESS HE IS HOME…..WELCOME HOME GILAD….MAY YOU BECOME A GREAT SPOKESMAN FOR THE GLORY OF ISRAEL AND AVOID THE PATH OF HOSTAGES WHO BECOME USEFUL TOOLS FOR THEIR CAPTORS.

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HERBERT LONDON: WOODSTOCK IN NEW YORK

http://www.familysecuritymatters.org/publications/id.10605/pub_detail.asp The Wall Street demonstrators have managed to capture the attention of people across the globe. For some, this is the Arab Street transplanted to the USA.  For others, it is the anti-capitalist sentiment exemplified by the Obama administration. However, for me it is seizing the moment to create the Woodstock nation in the mind […]

WHY ARE SECULAR TUNISIANS WORRIED? THE SMILING ISLAMIST RASHID AL GHANNUSHI: MATHIEU VON ROHR

http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/0,1518,druck-791018,00.html The Smiling IslamistPopular Politician Worries Secular Tunisians By Mathieu von Rohr Free elections are set to take place for the first time next week in Tunisia, the country that set the Arab Spring in motion. The strongest party could turn out to be that of Rashid al-Ghannushi, an Islamist who returned to his country from exile […]