Jimmy Carter

Documentary Claims Mentalist Uri Geller Was CIA Spy

06/17/2013
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The Israeli magician and psychic Uri Geller worked as a CIA spy, according to a new documentary.

“The Secret Life of Uri Geller-Psychic Spy,” by Vikram Jayanti, says Geller used his powers against Russia, including erasing Soviet floppy discs and changing the mind of an unnamed Russian leader in order to convince him to sign a nuclear arms reduction treaty, The Independent reported.

Uri Geller: Claims he refused to use powers to kill. Getty Images

Getting His Turn At Cardozo, Dershowitz Blasts Carter

Israel advocate says it was mistake to honor former president.

05/01/2013
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Monday afternoon was payback time for Alan Dershowitz at Cardozo Law School, the scene of a recent award by students to former President Jimmy Carter for conflict resolution.

Dershowitz: “I am hated” by Jews on the left and right for his Mideast views, the Israel advocate said with a sense of pride.

YU President Issues Disclaimer On Jimmy Carter Honor At Cardozo

04/08/2013
Assistant Managing Editor

Yeshiva University's president, Richard Joel, has issued a statement on his disagreements with Jimmy Carter in response to a student group's April 10th forum with the ex-president at YU's Benjamin Cardozo Law School.

Jimmy Carter Blames Israel For ‘Vanishing’ Peace

10/23/2012

(JNS.org) – Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter lamented the “vanishing” prospects of Israeli-Palestinian peace during a trip to Jerusalem this week, blaming Israeli construction in the West Bank.

Carter called the current situation “catastrophic” and accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of pursuing a one-state solution, despite Netanyahu’s previous statements committing to a two-state solution, including his 2009 speech at Bar Ilan University.

The Orgins Of The "Jewish Vote"

Sayanara Santorum

 

The withdrawal of Rick Santorum from the Republican presidential contest was announced in a hastily called 12-minute speech Tuesday in which the former Pennsylvania senator gracefully exited the race while tears filled the eyes of his wife and aides.

Sayanara Santorum

 

The withdrawal of Rick Santorum from the Republican presidential contest was announced in a hastily called 12-minute speech Tuesday in which the former Pennsylvania senator gracefully exited the race while tears filled the eyes of his wife and aides.

Will Carter Press for Alan Gross’ Release on Cuba Visit?

03/27/2011

(JTA) -- Jimmy Carter is scheduled to visit Jewish leaders during a trip to Cuba, leading to speculation that the former U.S. president will ask the Cuban government to release jailed American contractor Alan Gross.

Carter, who is well known for his activism on behalf of human rights, will spend three days in Cuba on a private visit to discuss ways to improve U.S.-Cuba relations, according to reports. He is scheduled to meet with President Raul Castro and other Cuban officials.

Jimmy Carter Sued Over Book on Palestine

02/03/2011

(JTA) -- Five angry readers have filed a class-action lawsuit against former President Jimmy Carter for his book “Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid.”

Book publisher Simon & Schuster was also named in the lawsuit over the book published in 2006.

Some back and forth on Sarah Palin and the Jews

Benyamin Korn's op-ed response to my recent blog on polls suggesting former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is lagging with more educated voters is something rare in political discourse these days – which is to say, civil. He made his points, he didn't hurl invectives, he wasn't nasty.

But he was also wrong on a few counts, it seems to me.

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