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“Militant” Jews Dance and Pray

“Militant” Jews Dance and Pray

If ever there was an example of how the word “militant” has become a meaningless catch-all term in the media, it’s this story from AFP: Several dozen radical Jews gathered on Monday at the Jerusalem site known as the Cenacle to protest against Christian pilgrims praying there for Pentecost, a police spokesman said… An AFP

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AFP and Israel’s Cross to Bear

Israel’s usually accused of pressuring its Arab-Christian community, making Christian life untenable in the West Bank, and even ruining Christmas. But now that Israel’s reaching out to its Arab Christians, you’d think the Jewish state would catch a break. Christians make up about two percent of Israel’s population. And there’s a lot more to this new engagement that

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AFP’s Mosque Muck Up

It says a lot about AFP that the French wire service labels the Tomb of the Patriarchs a “mosque” in a headline.   The Palestinians are  already on record saying they’ll use UNESCO decisions to bar Jews from worship at the tomb.  AFP’s brazen whitewash of Jewish ties to the Hebron holy site only furthers

Despite the Hype, E1 Doesn’t Cut West Bank in Two

The patch of land the world’s fixated on today is roughly 4.5 square miles adjacent to Jerusalem and Maale Adumim. There’s no fancy name to the place. It’s simply known by the bureaucratic moniker, E1. After the UN General Assembly unilaterally boosted the Palestinians to non-member observer state and a Mahmoud Abbas speech that piqued

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