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  • Ahmadinejad encore at Columbia University?

    The Columbia Spectator reported over the weekend that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad may be addressing Columbia students again by the end of the month, this time at a small private dinner with the Columbia International Relations Council and Association (CIRCA). [[READMORE]] Members of the group were informed over the summer that they might have the opportunity to… More ▸

  • A gloomy decade later, Jews still fighting J2K virus

    Things were looking great for the Jews in the year 2000, but then a sharp turn for the worse brought a decade of worldwide anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism, growing threats to Israel and the near collapse of the global financial system. Is there any cause for optimism? More ▸

  • Alarms over Durban II

    Durban has become a dirty word in some international circles, a reminder of the 2001 U.N. anti-racism conference that devolved into an anti-Israel, anti-Jewish debacle. Now as preparations for a follow-up conference proceed, worries abound that efforts to once again villify Israel and the West are gaining the upper hand. One U.N. watcher analyzes the… More ▸

  • More Mahmoud

    Iran’s president had his big day at the United Nations yesterday, giving a speech slamming Zionists and replete with classic anti-Semitic motifs: The Zionists are murderers, deceitful and dominate global finance despite their “minuscule” number, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said. Then he went on CNN to talk with Larry King about how the Zionists start wars, have… More ▸

  • Al-Dura conspiracy theories

    After ridiculing claims by Jewish right-wingers that the iconic shooting of 12-year-old Mohammed al-Dura was a hoax, the Jerusalem Post’s Larry Derfner responds to a rebuttal by Richard Landes and Philippe Karsenty with a detailed analysis of what is, and isn’t, known about the shooting. Karsenty is the French Jewish media watchdog who was sued… More ▸