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  • Petition to delete Israel-haters Facebook page draws immediate support

    By Tom Tugend

    January 31, 2013 | 4:48 pm

    The long-standing Facebook war of words between pro- and anti-Israel partisans has heated up a few degrees with a petition to remove a particularly offensive “F… Israel” page.
     
    Originator of the removal drive is Michael Mendelson, a Miami resident, who said in a phone...
  • Truth and consequences: When Hamas targeted The Holy City

    November 18, 2012 | 8:55 am

    Jerusalemites have an age-old custom of ushering in the holy Sabbath earlier — a full 36 minutes before sunset — than anywhere else in the world. So, last Friday evening, I rushed through the Old City’s Arab souk, weaving my way past Christian pilgrims, Korean tourists and Israeli...

  • L.A. leaders denounce IOC at Munich 11 commemoration [VIDEO+SLIDESHOW]

    By Ryan Torok

    July 27, 2012 | 4:21 pm

    Community leaders gathered at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum today to observe a moment of silence for the 11 Israelis killed during the 1972 Olympics in Munich. The leaders also denounced the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for its refusal to hold a similar commemoration...

  • Truth Trumps Presbyterian Divestment Resolution

    By Rabbi Abraham Cooper

    June 29, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Last week, delegates to the Presbyterian Church USA's (PCUSA) General Assembly in Birmingham, Ala., voted to undo their hateful 2004 anti-Israel divestment resolution. Understanding its significance requires a crash course in obscure acronyms.

    The first is BDS, which stands for...

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  • From Durban to Beersheba

    By Harold Brackman

    September 30, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    The horrid bus bombings in Beersheba on Tuesday, which claimed the lives of 16 Israelis, including a 3-year-old boy, are grim reminders that the war onterror continues to rage in Israel.

    Indeed, in 2004, the month of September has klal Yisrael reeling from this brutal attack and...

  • From Durban to Beersheba

    By Harold Brackman

    September 2, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    The horrid bus bombings in Beersheba on Tuesday, which claimed the lives of 16 Israelis, including a 3-year-old boy, are grim reminders that the war on terror continues to rage in Israel.

    Indeed, in 2004, the month of September has klal Yisrael reeling from this brutal attack and...

  • Opening the Floodgates of Hate

    By Rabbi Abraham Cooper

    January 10, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    In the overall scheme of things, the incident doesn't seem to merit more attention than the screaming headlines in England's tabloid press. After all, with the world anxiously awaiting the next terrorist shoe to drop on civilization, why make a big deal over "private" comments made...

  • Going, Going, Gone

    By Tom Tugend

    May 10, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Online auctioneer eBay has promised to ban the sale of all items associated with Nazi Germany, hate groups and murderers, effective May 17.

    Earlier, eBay had discontinued the sale of similar hate-filled memorabilia of recent origin but had excepted items over 50 years old and...