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Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 Today is October 6.  

Is Russia Helping Iran Build Nukes?

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

The chances of a U.S. or Israeli military attack on Iran in the coming months may have dramatically increased, if a report in The Sunday Times of London last weekend is true.

The Times said that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s secret trip to Moscow of Sept. 7 was to meet with President Medvedev and Prime Minister Putin and hand over a list of names of Russian scientists helping Iran build nuclear arms.

Lulav Ltd.

As holiday rituals go, Sukkot has more than its fair share.

 

In addition to prayer for dew, the ushpizin and of course the blessing of the four species, I’ve added one of my own.

The Nation: Why People Hate The Liberal Elite

There are plenty of good men and women on the left who’ve begun speaking out against the liberal elites in Hollywood defending Roman Polanski. Perhaps this shows that there’s a chance that some moral leftists, down the road, will also begin to see and expose the rotten flooring beneath the “preening, fatuous” arguments against Israel, as articulated by that other “liberal cultural elite” on college campuses and in the White House.

If You’re Going To San Francisco

Here’s another film festival — a Jewish film festival — hijacked by anti-Zionist Progressives who do their best Joe Wilson and Kanye imitations, consistently shouting down a pro-Israel speaker.

That was back in July. This week, five Jewish film festival board members resigned,
noting the lack of civility and direction of the festival.

Zakaria Tackles the Taboo Subject: Iran Deterrence

The subject is strictly taboo in pro-Israel circles, but many Iran experts believe now is the time to at least start talking about containment and deterrence as a strategy

if

Iran continues defying the international community and gets its own nukes.

The Nation: Why People Hate The Liberal Elite

Monday, October 5th, 2009 There are plenty of good men and women on the left who’ve begun speaking out against the liberal elites in Hollywood defending Roman Polanski. Perhaps this shows that there’s a chance that some moral leftists, down the road, will also begin to see and expose the rotten flooring beneath the “preening, fatuous” arguments against Israel, as articulated by that other “liberal cultural elite” on college campuses and in the White House.  

Gallup fills in blank in AJC poll: Jews still like Obama

In response to this week’s American Jewish Committee Survey of Jewish Public Opinion,  I expressed regret that while it showed growing skepticism over elements of his Mideast policy, the poll left open the question of overall Jewish support for a president who won 78 percent of the Jewish vote in last year’s election.

Today we got an answer.

Knocking On The Roof: A Briefing From The IDF On Gaza And Civilians

Imagine getting a phone call from an advancing army warning you to get out of the area.

Or getting a “knock on the roof,” in the form of a dummy bomb dropped from a military plane, warning you that the terrorist hiding in your building has been targeted, and the next bomb will be real.

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