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  • Freedom to offend: A collection of cartoons

    January 15, 2015 | 1:26 pm

    This caption for the “Shoah Hebdo” issue (a mock cover of Charlie Hebdo) says, “I’ll take 1 million off 6 in exchange for Palestine” — showing a rabbi bargaining to knock 1 million off the official count of 6 million Jews killed in the Holocaust in exchange for Arabs allowing...

  • Je Suis Charlie

    By Steve Greenberg

    January 7, 2015 | 1:18 pm

  • Charlie Hebdo and the freedom to offend

    By David Suissa

    January 7, 2015 | 12:07 pm

    “We are avenging Mohammed!” the attackers shouted as they went about their murderous business against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris Wednesday morning, as can be seen on witness videos. Once again, Islamic terrorists responded violently to a routine ritual of...

  • Hawking and Mohammed

    By David Suissa

    May 13, 2013 | 2:36 pm

    There was so much Jewish outrage last week in the wake of professor Steven Hawking’s decision to join the academic boycott against Israel, it’s hard to know where to start.

    The most dramatic expression of that outrage could be found in the many commentaries and Facebook posts...

  • Egyptian protesters penetrate barrier at Morsi’s palace

    December 7, 2012 | 9:35 am

    Egyptian protesters broke through a barbed wire barricade keeping them from the presidential palace in Cairo on Friday and some climbed onto army tanks and waved flags.

    Up to 10,000 protesters had been penned behind the barrier, guarded by tanks that were deployed on Thursday...

  • Shiites in Jordan maintained low profile while marking Ashura observance

    November 27, 2012 | 10:26 am

    [KARAK] Sectarian tensions in Syria have tainted this year’s marking of the Ashura day of mourning among Shiites in Jordan, as conservative tribes in the south of the kingdom threatened to demolish a Shiite Husaynya, a place of worship currently under construction.

    When Shiite...

  • Anti-Muslim filmmaker not “Israeli Jew”

    By Tom Tugend

    September 13, 2012 | 11:25 am

    An anti-Muslim film, which has triggered riots in Muslim countries and the death of four American diplomats, was apparently the work of a Christian Coptic in California, rather than an “Israeli Jew,” as first reported.
    Nakoula Basseley Nakoula identified himself to the...
  • Egyptian admits involvement with anti-Islam film, Jewish connection seems unlikely

    September 13, 2012 | 9:46 am

    He’s not a Jew.

    At least, that’s the latest on the man behind the anti-Islam film, "Innocence of Muslims," that has fueled attacks on U.S. diplomatic installations in Libya, Egypt and Yemen, leaving the U.S. ambassador to Libya, J. Christopher Stevens, dead. 

    The filmmaker...

  • Maker of anti-Islam film goes into hiding, the Associated Press reports

    September 12, 2012 | 10:24 am

    The California-based Israeli whose film attacking Islam's prophet Mohammad triggered a deadly attack on U.S. diplomats in Libya has reportedly gone into hiding, the Associated Press reported.

    Writer and director Sam Bacile spoke by phone with the AP from a secret location on...

  • Saudi writer faces execution over Twitter posts about the Prophet Muhammad

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    February 16, 2012 | 10:53 am

    There have been a lot of entries, but here’s a horrifying addition to the Don’t Insult Islam’s Holy Prophet file: A Saudi writer faces execution in his native country for insulting Muhammad on Twitter.

    Hamza Kashgari, a 23-year-old newspaper columnist, was detained upon arrival at...

  • USC Muslim group removes anti-Semitic passage from Web site

    August 28, 2008 | 12:10 am

    USC Muslim Group Removes anti-Semitic Passage From Its Internet Site

    Until earlier this month, the Muslim Students Association (MSA) at USC included on its Web site the complete texts of the Quran, Islam's holy book, and the Hadith, which are the oral traditions associated with the...