Jewish Journal

Council rules out nullifying election

By JewishJournal.com

June 23, 2009 | 4:08 am

From CNN.com:

Iran’s Guardian Council has ruled out the possibility of nullifying the results of the country’s disputed presidential election, saying irregularities were reported before the balloting—not during or after.

The announcement, reported by Iran’s government-funded Press TV on Tuesday, was another in a series of inconsistent stances by the council on how to handle the unrest stemming from the disputed June 12 race. Read the full story at CNN.com.

  • Trader Joe’s boycott story gets response

    By  Tom Tugend

    June 22, 2009 | 5:10 pm

    The Journal’s June 20 story on the largely fizzled campaign to “deshelve” imported Israeli products at Trader Joe’s stores was widely picked up, including on the LA Times web site and in the blogosphere.
    Gary Fouse’s Radarsite added a comment from an anonymous Trader... read on

  • Speak Up, Bibi!

    By David Suissa

    June 21, 2009 | 12:59 pm

    Millions of Iranians are marching for the democratic freedoms we take for granted. Their government is suppressing their protests with brutality and violence. The whole world is watching.
    This is your moment.

    This is your moment to lead the world and teach timid leaders this... read on

  • Wolpe Calls Iranian Protest, “A Vision of Freedom”

    By Rob Eshman

    June 20, 2009 | 9:17 pm

    The rabbi to one of the largest Iranian Jewish congregations in the world spoke directly to some 1200 congregants on Saturday morning from the pulpit, saying the events unfolding in Iran echo the Biblical promise of freedom.

    “The people marching on the streets of Iran have seen a... read on

  • Anti-Israel Group to Boycott Trader Joe’s

    By JewishJournal.com

    June 19, 2009 | 4:02 pm

    From Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic:

    Now the anti-Israel maniacs want people to boycott “Israeli couscous” at Trader Joe’s. What prejudice! Israel has problems, yes (why, I just posted on one such problem), but the hard-left boycott-Israel folks are so discriminatory it’s... read on

  • Feiglin’s Response to Obama

    By Orit Arfa

    June 17, 2009 | 5:31 pm

    Leader of the Jewish Leadership faction of the Likud, Moshe Feiglin—the man who makes his key rival, Netanyahu, look like a dove—gave his response to Obama’s Cairo speech’s through youtube. The best part of the video is the backdrop of the Beit HaMikdash (Holy Temple) on the Temple Mount. If that’s not a slap in the face (or a tossing of a shoe) to, basically, the world, then I don’t know what is.

  • Kochav Nolad: My Star Isn’t Born

    By Orit Arfa

    June 15, 2009 | 6:57 pm

    At least the line wasn’t long.  Not like it was at the Gillette Stadium in Boston back in 2005, where I sat among thousands of fellow American Idol wannabes on the benches, suffering through their out-of-tune rehearsals in the New England rain while watching hordes exit without... read on

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