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Posts Tagged: Christopher Hitchens

August 10, 2014 12:23 am

The Morally Confused World of Atheist Mathematician Jason Rosenhouse

Jason Rosenhouse is a Professor of Mathematics at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. In a recent post on Evolution Blog, Dr. Rosenhouse makes a...

February 27, 2014 4:23 pm

Watchdog Group Highlights Anti-Israel Credentials of Amnesty International’s Researchers

As Amnesty International published an anonymous 85-page report condemning Israel on Thursday, NGO Monitor, the Jerusalem-based charity watchdog, highlighted the backgrounds of Amnesty's researchers, several...

April 23, 2013 1:52 pm

The Boston Marathon Bombing and America’s So-Called Faith Privilege

The Boston Marathon bombing provoked enactment of what has emerged, since 9/11, as a ritual of political theater refined even beyond its long history of...

December 7, 2012 2:05 pm

The Myth of the Almighty Scientist: “Genesis and Genes” by Yoram Bogacz (REVIEW)

Genesis and Genes, by Yoram Bogacz (Feldheim Publishers, 2012) There is at least one thing that intelligent theists and atheistic/materialist scientists agree on: "leaps of faith" are...

July 23, 2012 12:22 pm

Alexander Cockburn: Remembering the Dead

It really is the ultimate sentimentality. That concern with how we will be remembered, or how those for whom we care will be treated in the...

June 5, 2012 3:56 pm

The Flawed Logic of the Atheist

Dr. Stuart Kauffman, distinguished Origin of Life researcher, in a critique of the popular "RNA World" hypothesis for a naturalistic origin of life writes that,...

April 12, 2012 4:38 pm

The Atheist Passover Seder With Christopher Hitchens

It may surprise you to hear that foremost atheist and anti-theist Christopher Hitchens made a seder and even required his daughter to attend. In a...

April 1, 2012 12:20 pm

Dr. Phil, Shauli Grossman, Ex-Hassidim, and the True Path to Enlightenment

Writers and pundits of all ideological stripes have weighed in on the controversy surrounding the best-selling "expose" of the Hassidic world by Deborah Feldman and...

February 16, 2012 2:31 pm

Who Created the Creator? Who Designed the Designer?

As I have pointed out many times in this column the origin of life is one of the greatest mysteries facing science...

November 11, 2011 9:18 am

Why Hitchens Is Wrong on Israel

I enjoy reading Christopher Hitchens, the Anglo-American gadfly journalist, even when he gets it completely wrong. Here is an example. In his autobiography,...

October 27, 2011 1:56 am

Let’s Face it: Dawkins Is Chicken

Richard Dawkins, the highest ranking clergyman in the hierarchy of New Age Atheism, recently informed us of the "real" reason why he refuses to accept...

July 14, 2011 3:27 pm

Why Don’t Atheists Get It? (Actually, Some Do)

To keep this discussion simple, I am - for arguments sake - abandoning ship. I've left behind all my connections to religion...

July 4, 2011 1:27 pm

Christopher Hitchens: The Elmer Gantry of Modern Atheism

Please circle one: Is Christopher Hitchens: (a) a Charlatan (b) an Unpardonably Sloppy Researcher (c) an Atheist Huckster or (d) All of the...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...

Israeli Attractions: Givat Sher, the Judean Lowhills - In the town of Modi’in, which is situated between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, lies Givat Sher (“The hill of...


European Powers Propose New Iran Sanctions to Meet Trump Ultimatum

Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh EU sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington...


Israel Ranks 11th in UN ‘World Happiness Report’ - Israel just missed out on a place in the top 10 happiest countries in the world, placing 11th in the latest world happiness index. “The World Happiness Report 2018,” compiled by the United Nations Sustainable...

Middle East

Abbas Meets With Released Prisoner Who Was Accomplice in Murder of Israeli - In the presidential office in Ramallah on March 14, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met with Rajaei Haddad, a terrorist from eastern Jerusalem released from prison after serving a...