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Fact 285: "On March 2 2002, a Palestinian homicide/suicide bomber detonated a bomb next to a group of women waiting with their baby carriages for their husbands to leave a nearby synagogue. Ten people, including five children, were murdered. Among the victims was 3-year-old Liran Nehmad. The Palestinian terrorist group Hamas (Islamic Resistance) proudly claimed responsibility for the killings."
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July 19, 2014
Dennis Prager explains "The Middle East problem":
Mr. Prager is right on: the solution may be hard, but the problem is simple: one side wants the other side dead.
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Three Israeli high school students were playing basketball when a Palestinian terrorist approached them, aimed, shot and killed them.
Dozens attended the funerals of
the three murdered kids
The Palestinian murderer then shot at three other boys, killing one and injuring the other two. The two wounded kids are 14 years old. All kids were part of a Yeshiva (a religious school) in Itamar, a town near Nablus.
The yeshiva security guard Arieh Kleiman succeeded in shooting the terrorist and one of the student's teachers Rabbi Nitzan Yamin shot and killed the infiltrator as members of the community's response team arrived.
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Ha'aretz (www.haaretzdaily.com), a leftist Israeli newspaper, reports that British courts have acquitted two English neo-Nazis:
The trial of two neo-Nazi activists, whose guilt seemed to be beyond doubt, has instead turned into a legal mishap from which the Jewish community in Britain cannot recover. [...]
I don't believe in conspiracy theories, but either the English judiciary system deliberately let the neo-Nazis go free or it is incompetent. In either case, rabid anti-Semitic Nazis are now on the loose again.
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I have just received an amazing video that shows Ilan Ramon, the first Israeli astronaut, and the rest of the crew of the space shuttle Columbia, while they comment on seeing Israel... from space:
The State of Israel seen from Space
In the video, you can see astronaut and hero David Brown, while the space shuttle crew comments on their flight over Egypt, the Sinai Peninsula and Israel.
For more information on Ilan Ramon and the space shuttle Columbia please read:
NASA sends first Israeli astronaut into space
I copy the full video below - special thanks to Gary Fremont and his sister-in-law Donna for sending me a copy of the video.
After last night's attack by the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (Holy war) on Jewish worshipers in Hebron that left 12 Israelis dead and another 15 wounded, I was pretty angry and sad.
I listened to Israeli radio the whole night, and heard the friends of the soldiers that were murdered while trying to evacuate the wounded. I heard them cry and I have to admit that I also cried.
This sadness and anger has led me to think of a new solution to stop the Palestinian war to anihilate Israel and her citizens.
If before we had "Land for Peace", where Israel would give back disputed territories to Palestinians that accepted peace, let's now talk about "Land for War" where Israel should annex parts of the West Bank and Gaza every time there's a terrorist attack.
I wrote a long article on "Land for War" - for more details see below.
Some English Muslims do not believe in evolution, but it's a scientific theory that has been clearly proved:
The Dissident Frogman (www.thedissidentfrogman.com) has recently been to a war museum in Normandy, France, where he found out that the American flag is not displayed anymore:
I'm just coming back from Normandy and still have to unpack, but I wanted to offer you a new game to play, particularly if you're in for a D-Day tour this summer.
If you haven't already done so, please join the boycott of French products - click here for more details.
Update: The Dissident Frogman has discovered that the empty flagpole never flies a US flag, and that there were no pins and small flags in the shop there because they were sold out.
I just learned that the Spielberg Jewish film archive is now online:
The Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archive of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem inaugurated its Virtual Cinema Project where people can watch selected films via the Internet. One hundred and twelve films have already been posted on the archive's Internet site, and over the next four years, approximately 100 additional films will be added annually until over 500 films will be viewable online.
I just watched a movie that brought tears to my eyes that shows footage of Israeli soldiers entering the old city of Jerusalem and celebrating at the Western Wall (Kotel Maaravi). Check out the Spielberg film archive, you'll like it.
What do Islam, France, the US Democratic party, News reporters and Microsoft have in common?
Dilbert.com has published the results of the "2002 Weasel awards". A weasel is defined as anyone who is trying to get away with something. 19,000 people voted in the poll, and the winning weasels are shown below:
Weaseliest Religion: Islam with 32%
Those 19,000 people are right on target, I'm impressed by the collective Insightfulness. The link to the poll was found at andrewsullivan.com.
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The Chronicle (www.chronicle.com) has published an incredible article that describes how thousands of Hitler's soldiers were of Jewish Descent.
What surfaces in those papers, and in Mr. Rigg's in-depth interviews, is a glimpse into how the several thousand men of partial Jewish origin who served in Hitler's army saw themselves -- how they felt about their Germanness, their Jewishness, the war, the Holocaust, and their own participation therein. Mr. Rigg estimates that there were upwards of 100,000 such "Mischlinge" -- German for mixed-blood or half-breed -- as they were known in Nazi parlance, and possibly as many as 150,000, a calculation that some of his critics regard as wildly overblown. [...]
Jews, like everybody else, come from different backgrounds and cultures. That's why it's not surprising to learn that assimilated Jews were part of Hitler's army, and it is also not surprising to know that certain Jews are anti-Zionist and wish for the destruction of the State of Israel.
I copy the full article below, thanks to Kesher Talk for the link.
Ha'aretz (www.haaretzdaily.com) reports that an Israeli Arab Muslim tried to hijack an El Al (Israel's airline) plane:
Alert security guards and passengers prevented a possible hijacking Sunday evening of an El Al flight from Israel en route to Istanbul after an Israeli Arab tried to stab a stewardess and rush the cockpit. [...]
There are about one million Arab Muslims who are citizens of Israel and have the right to vote and political parties of their own - see the Democracy page for details.
Unfortunately in the last few months a certain number of these Arab Muslims, citizens of Israel, turned to terrorism. I copy the full article below.
Short News (www.shortnews.com) reports that Saudia Arabia is now opening its borders to tourists from all over the World. Unfortunately this racist Islamic country will not allow "Jews" to get a visa:
Saudi Arabia: No Visas for Jews, Link
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The less money we send to racist Islamic countries such as Saudi Arabia, the less money will flow into Al-Qaeda, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, or Arafat's murderers from the Al-Aksa Brigades.
The Jerusalem Post (www.jpost.com) reports that Palestinians have fired a Kassam rocket into a civilian area in Southern Israel.
Terrorists and a Kassam Rocket (archive)
A Kassam rocket hit a home in Kibbutz Sa'ad in the western Negev, nearly five kilometers from the Gaza Strip, Thursday night. No one was wounded as the house was unoccupied at the time, but it suffered extensive damage.
The Negev is inside the green line (Israel borders of 1948, see the history and maps pages for details).
Israel's response was swift, and a couple of Kassam rocket labs were destroyed this morning:
Early Friday morning IDF tanks and troops swept through the Palestinian town of Rafah on the Egyptian border, killing a Palestinian, damaging houses and blowing up suspected weapons factories, residents and the military said. [...]
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The Jerusalem Post (www.jpost.com) reports that a famous Greek composer has expressed blatantly anti-Semitic views without shame:
Greek composer and cultural icon Mikis Theodorakis added his contribution to the anti-Semitic miasma rising in parts of the world by characterizing the Jews as the root of the world's evils.
Mr. Theodorakis shows that one can achieve great fame and still be a low life scum European racist bastard.
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The Jerusalem Post's feature "This day in history" reports that on September 15, 1933, Germany instituted racist laws against Jews and non-Aryans:
1935: In the Nuremberg Laws, Dr. Achin Gercke instituted a division between Aryans and non-Aryans. Jews (defined as anyone with at least one Jewish grandparent) were deprived of citizenship.
The Nazis issued instructional charts to help
distinguish Jews from Mischlinge
(Germans of mixed race) and Aryans
The Nuremberg laws also made it forbidden for Jews to marry or have sexual relations with Aryans or to employ young Aryan women as household help. (An Aryan being a person with blond hair and blue eyes of Germanic heritage.)
For those anti-Zionists out there that keep sending me hate mail, read this: never will we give up the State of Israel, the only country that would fight for my rights as a Jew; never will we be left alone and without defense if some crazy German or Arab Nazy decides he wishes to exterminate us. Long live the State of Israel!
I copy below an article that gives more details on the Nuremberg laws.
The Jerusalem Post's feature "This day in history" reports on September 21, 1348, when Jews in Switzerland are beaten and murdered after being accused of being responsible for the Black plague:
1348: Plague riots spread to Switzerland in Bern, Chillon, and Zurich. In the Castle of Chillon on Lake Geneva, Jews under torture admitted to having been given poison to place in wells around Venice.
It is interesting to note that some Palestinian terrorists are today trying to murder Israeli women and children by putting poison in their water (see this article).
I copy below an article gives more details on the murder of Jews in Switzerland.
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