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Posts Tagged: Christopher Hitchens

August 10, 2014 12:23 am
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Mari...

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Abbas Tells Trump Israel-Palestinian Peace Deal Can Be Reached This Year

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told US President Donald Trump Wednesday a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians can be reached this year, adding it could be "the deal of...

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