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Posts Tagged: Salman Rushdie

February 17, 2014 3:27 pm
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Salman Rushdie’s Fatwa 25 Years Later

Twenty-five years ago, Ayatollah Khomeini brought his edict down on Salman Rushdie. Iran's revolutionary leader objected to the author's magical-realist novel The Satanic Verses because of...

February 7, 2014 11:41 am
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Sochi Olympics: Remembering Sergei Magnitsky

On the eve of the Sochi Olympics, over 200 writers from around the world - including Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie, and Russian novelist Lyudmila Ulitskaya -...

September 23, 2012 2:06 am
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A Muhammad Cartoon a Day

When Salman Rushdie mocked Islamic sanctities in 1989 in his magical realist novel The Satanic Verses, Ayatollah Khomeini did something shockingly original: He pronounced a death...

September 21, 2012 11:07 am
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Innocence of Religion

The pathetically incompetent film "Innocence of Muslims" has sparked off the usual and predictable riots and murder around Muslim streets and illustrates perfectly the cultural chasm...

September 19, 2012 4:07 pm
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Are Radical Imams Going to Redefine Freedom of Speech?

Now there are threats of violence directed against France for the publication of a cartoon depicting the prophet Mohammad in violation of Islamic law.  This...

January 20, 2012 4:37 pm
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Rushdie Cancels Literary Event in Wake of Islamist Threats

An Indian Islamist leader is hailing Salman Rushdie's decision to cancel an appearance at a literary festival due to death threats as "a victory for...

December 7, 2011 6:27 pm
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Writers Should Wake Up Early

As a glutton for torture (and as a recent parent, which is kind of the same thing), I've been taking advantage of early mornings. My kids...

Culture

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

President of Ireland’s Only On-Campus Israel Society Assaulted at ...

The president of Ireland's only on-campus Israel student group was assaulted on Thursday while manning a kosher bake sale booth for charity, The Algemeiner has...

Israel

Israelis Get Down and Dirty at First-Ever ‘Mud Day’ Race in Tel...

Around 5,000 people got down and dirty on Friday during Israel’s first-ever “Mud Day” race in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park,...

Middle East

Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak Free, Six Years After Ouster, Detention

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Mr Mubarak left a military hospital in southern Cairo and went to his home in the...

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