• Lip service only on Palestine, and ignoring Darfur

    Martin Peretz of The New Republic calls the Arabs out for their hypocrisy for paying lip service to the Palestinian cause while refusing to bankroll it, and for ignoring the genocide in Darfur, Sudan. He writes: The fact is, of course, that the other Arabs do not care a fig for Palestine, not a fig…. More ▸

  • Fears of an Al Qaida strike against Israel

    Marc Perelman reports in the Forward that “a recent flurry of signals from Al Qaeda leaders has fueled concerns among terrorism experts that Al Qaeda could be setting up to launch an attack on Israel.” The worries about an impending attack actually grow out of the apparent struggles of the terrorist network, visible in mounting… More ▸

  • Boteach: Why won’t Muslims speak out?

    Shmuley Boteach wonders in the Jerusalem Post why Muslims aren’t speaking out against last week’s shooting attack at a yeshiva in Jerusalem: The sight of Gazans rejoicing at the cold-blooded murder of eight yeshiva students who had not hurt anyone was particularly jolting for me. I am a religious man and feel an immediate affinity… More ▸