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Posts Tagged: Noam Chomsky

June 17, 2016 3:39 am
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Terror-Denial

Those who deny that Islamist terror is a grave danger often hold progressive views. Leaders like Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Francois Hollande, Ban-Ki-Moon, Noam Chomsky and...

April 26, 2016 7:25 am
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The Phenomenon of Jewish Self-Hatred

Jews have always had to endure antisemitism, which has made us particularly defensive and guarded in the face of persecution and discrimination. Throughout history, some Jews...

April 19, 2016 6:24 am
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Despite Paper’s Claim, Jews Certainly Can Be Antisemitic

An article in the Times of London on April 2, titled "Labour welcomes back blogger who compares Israelis to Nazis," included the following about the “socialist, anti-Zionist, anti-racist”...

December 24, 2015 5:06 am
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Sam Harris, Ben Affleck, and Noam Chomsky — and the Truth About Radical Islam

It is a pleasure to discover a writer whose thoughts can serve as a baseline of one's own. Neuroscientist and philosopher Sam Harris is just such a guy. His first...

November 11, 2015 7:28 am
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How to Win a Debate With an Israel-Hater (REVIEW)

Despite Michael Harris' substantial previous work as a pro-Israel advocate -- including lectures, panel discussions, media appearances and work with Stand With Us -- his new book, Winning a Debate With...

September 22, 2015 4:35 am
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Methodist-Affiliated Conference Promotes Hate for Israel as a Hobby

JNS.org - People do all sorts of things with their leisure time. Some people read mystery novels or watch PBS. Others go to car shows or art museums....

June 25, 2015 6:13 pm
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Israel Goes Down the Rabbit Hole on College Campuses

Would you let David Duke teach a class on African-American history? How about Anita Bryant starting an LGBTQ studies program? Beyond incomprehensible – the makings...

June 24, 2015 3:02 pm
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Israel Project to Drexel University: Drop Honors for Chomsky

JNS.org - The U.S.-based Israel education group The Israel Project (TIP) on Friday sent an email asking supporters to sign a petition urging Philadelphia’s Drexel University, “Don’t honor hate. Withdraw...

February 19, 2015 8:37 am
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Stephen Hawking, BDS, and Why Geniuses Can Be Dumb

Watching The Theory of Everything, the film about Stephen Hawking, one wonders: why do geniuses behave like jerks? In May 2013, Hawking, after initially accepting an invitation...

June 2, 2014 8:22 pm
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UK Students Defeat Israel Boycott Motion With New Message, Including Quote From Chomsky

Jewish students at Britain's University of Sussex co-opted the narrative of their opponents to defeat a boycott motion on campus last week by acknowledging the...

May 14, 2014 12:09 am
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Jews Against Themselves: The BDS Movement and Modern Apostasy

"The spiritual father of the fanatical incitement against the Jews was Abner of Burgos, a Jewish kabbalist and scholar who converted to Christianity in about...

December 2, 2013 6:38 am
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Anti-Israel Activists Blame Israel for Hamas’ Failures in Gaza

Here is a press release from the latest anti-Israel publicity stunt: Join Gaza's Ark on November 30th as hundreds of Palestinian children sail mini-Arks from the port...

July 5, 2013 12:35 am
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Anti-Israel Movement is Resurrecting the ‘One-State Solution’

There has been renewed talk this week about the possibility of a one-state solution to the Israel/Palestine conflict. Did you know that Noam Chomsky began advocating...

June 20, 2013 6:30 am
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“It goes without saying”: the Further Rhetoric of Terrorist Apologia

When the Guardian's Glenn Greenwald, then with Salon, interviewed Rene Brulin in 2010, the purpose of the conversation was to discuss Brulin's research into the...

Culture

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the Jewish dietary...

Features

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

World

French Government Ends Funding to Radical Anti-Israel Organization

JNS.org - The French government ended its funding this month of a radical organization—the Jewish French Union for Peace (UJFP)—watchdog group NGO Monitor reported. In October 2017, the Jerusalem-based watchdog had found that UJFP was...

Israel

IDF Chief of Staff Apologies for Releasing Body of Palestinian Terrorist fo...

JNS.org - IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot took responsibility this week for the low-profile return of the body of...

Middle East

More Bombs Fall on Syria’s Eastern Ghouta Ahead of UN Vote

A new wave of bombs struck Syria's eastern Ghouta unabated on Friday, witnesses said, ahead of a UN Security Council vote to demand a 30-day ceasefire across the country. For a sixth straight day, warplanes have pounded the densely populated agricultural...

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