The sigh of relief in many quarters of Israel when it was announced that the peace process had virtually collapsed could be heard all over the country. Abu Mazen (Mahmoud Abbas), our favorite “non-partner,” has, in the eyes of many, finally given us the definitive proof that peace is impossible. Read More: Savir’s corner: Permanent […]
A national humanist group is suing a New Jersey school district on behalf of a family that believes the phrase “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance is discriminatory toward atheist children. The lawsuit against the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District was filed in state court last month and announced Monday by the American Humanist […]
Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas hinted at plans to dismantle the Palestinian Authority (PA) over the weekend, according to a report in Yediot Aharonot, and thus enact a serious blow to Israel through international legislation. Read More: Abbas Threatens to Disband the PA – Middle East – News – Israel National News.
The state of California is working to ban individuals from serving as judges if they are affiliated with the Boy Scouts of America because of the Scouts’ policy of prohibiting homosexual troop leaders. The move, which it has major legal implications, comes from the California Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Code of Judicial Ethics. […]
Climate Depot Factsheet on Inconvenient History of Global Warming ‘Tipping Points’ — Hours, Days, Months, Years, Millennium — Earth ‘Serially Doomed’ It’s difficult to keep up whether it is hours, days, months or 1000 years. Here are few recent examples of others predicting “tipping points” of various duration. Read More: Earth ‘Serially Doomed’: […]
A family in New Jersey is suing a local school district in an effort to have the words “under God” removed from the Pledge of Allegiance, embracing a new strategy to use the state’s constitution to go after the popular recitation. he lawsuit against Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District in Aberdeen, N.J., was filed this […]
With only seven days until the Israeli-Palestinian talks expire, US Secretary of State John Kerry has no plans now to return to the region in a last-minute effort to salvage the negotiations, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Monday. Psaki, speaking at the State Department’s daily press briefing in Washington, said that Israel and the […]
Is there a secret deal between the Vatican and Israel to transfer control over King David’s Tomb to the Catholic church? An investigative report in Makor Rishon cites La Stampa Vatican Insider journalist Andrea Tornielli as saying that the deal has been nearly completed, and that Deputy Foreign Minister Ze’ev Elkin is in charge of the negotiations with the Vatican, but Israel denies any such deal. […]