Daniel Pipes

Did Israel Actually Win On Iran Nuke Deal?

Reading the tealeaves as a Congressional vote to approve the agreement nears.

09/10/2015 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Israel may have won after all.

On the heels of the expected Congressional approval of the Iran nuclear agreement that was fiercely fought by much of the organized Jewish community here, some observers argue that Israel and its supporters earned a different kind of victory.

A protester on Sept. 3 in Davie, Fla., during Vice President Joe Biden's visit to meet with the Jewish community. Getty Images

Populists’ Anti-Islam Message Has European Jewish Leaders Worried

10/24/2010 - 20:00
JTA

BERLIN (JTA) -- Geert Wilders, the rock star of European politics, is riding the crest of a populist tsunami.

As the pro-Israel founder of Holland’s Party of Freedom lets loose recently in Berlin, shouting that Islam is a threat to Germany’s identity, democracy and prosperity, his audience of 500 reacts with an evangelical zeal, offering big-time applause and standing ovations.

“Stand by the side of those who are threatened by Islam, like the State of Israel and its Jewish citizens,” he exhorts the crowd.

‘Moderate’ Muslim Tag Ever-Murky For Community

Reaction to N.Y. imam at center of downtown mosque storm points up unresolved tension, even after years of interfaith dialogue.
08/24/2010 - 20:00
Staff Writer

 An Islamic leader from the United States gives a lecture about the founding of Israel in the wake of the Holocaust. He recommends a book that denies that mass murder of Jews took place during World War II, calls the Holocaust a hoax and declares that “All this [information about six million Jewish deaths] is false propaganda.” Hitler, the leader says, “never intended to mass-destroy the Jews.”

An extremist?

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, moderate or closet radical? Renewed focus on nature of Islamic leadership. Getty Images
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