There he goes again. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor recently told Fox News host Chris Wallace that “the government doesn’t create jobs, the private sector does.” That’s a favorite mantra of Republicans. It may make a good sound bite, but there’s not a bit of truth in it.
Sudan's foreign minister blamed Israel for a bombing attack on a car near the country's port city that killed two.
Egypt was on high security alert after receiving information that Hamas terrorists were planning to infiltrate into the Sinai and launch rockets at Israel.
Chabad House was the target of last month's bomb attack on a bakery in India, a government official said.
The Indian state of Maharashtra's Chief Minister Ashok Chavan told the Indian Legislative Assembly Monday that the target of the attackers was the Pune Chabad House, located several yards from the German Bakery.
Spewing anti-Israel vitriol was one of Saddam Hussein's specialties. Of all the leaders in the Arab world, Saddam seemed to have the most to say against Israel, and he seemed to say it the most often.
Now that he has been captured and faces possible trial, experts are asking whether the Jewish State will again be his target of choice.
After surviving the Holocaust and five Middle East wars, Ze'ev is a hard man to impress. But news of Saddam Hussein's capture Sunday managed to move the Israeli retiree to tears.
"It is good to see Israel a little bit safer," Ze'ev said in his hometown of Ramat Gan, as footage of the Iraqi tyrant-turned-prisoner played on television screens at roadside snack stands. Ramat Gan, where Iraqi Jewish emigres settled en masse in the 1950s, ironically was a main target of Saddam's Scud missiles in the 1991 Persian Gulf War.
Some Americans apparently believe that we have gone to war with Iraq "because of the Jews." Having written a book explaining anti-Semitism ("Why the Jews?
The Reason for Anti-Semitism," Simon & Schuster, 1983), all I can do is marvel at the durability of anti-Semitism and the eternality of the charge that the Jews are responsible for everything anti-Semites fear.
No group in the world has been the target of nearly as many twisted and ludicrous accusations.