Protests. Tons of them.It has become a common trend now in New York City news that when the sixth President of the Islamic Republic of Iran comes to town for a United Nations gathering, it can only be expected that hundreds of people will meet him half-way with angry remarks and on-the-ground disapp ... More >>
According to a recent study from the University of Haifa, your latest friend request on Facebook may be from a terrorist organization, for, like the rest of us, they have shifted their Internet activity focus to...social networks, obvi! "Today, about 90% of organized terrorism on the Internet is bei ... More >>
A former Stuyvesant High School music teacher cum Hamas-praising weapons seller was busted last night in a Bronx warehouse. Theophilus Burroughs, who sold "high-powered weapons to undercover operatives he thought were connected to Middle East terror organizations," literally wet his pants whe ... More >>
Our little neighborhood construction flap over whether to build a mosque (which is really like the equivalent of an Islamic version of the Jewish Community Center) near Ground Zero took a huge step onto the national and then international stages over the weekend.
At a Ramadan Iftar dinner at the Wh ... More >>
The Greater Murdoch Empire is in full-scale jihad mode right now on the subject of the downtown mosque, and the mullahs of Iran would do well to take a lesson on how such scorched-earth campaigns are really conducted.
For starters, there's today's chief talking point which is offered on the P ... More >>
Pride Week's a fun time to rightblogger-watch, because rightbloggers just don't know what to do about the gays.
They must know straight America is losing its antipathy toward gay people -- Hell, even TGI Fridays is down with Pride. And some insist that the gay-hating stuff is behind them, too.
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A group of victims of terrorist bombings by Hezbollah and Hamas lost a suit in New York this week against the Swiss banking giant UBS. A federal judge ruled that that bank's transfer of large amounts of U.S. currency to Iran didn't count as "aiding and abetting" international terrorism.
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Back in December we told you Staten Island's Javed Iqbal was rousted by the feds for feeding transmissions from Al Manar, a Lebanon-based TV station backed by Hamas, into the free world. Today the U.S. Attorney's office announces Iqbal has been sentenced to 69 months for "providing material suppor ... More >>
Photo from the Royal Court's February production in London
For a minor playlet, Caryl Churchill's Seven Jewish Children has certainly generated quite the brouhaha. In seven brief scenes, the 10-minute piece tracks 80 years of Jewish history--from the Nazi era to the recent Gaza invasion--in the fo ... More >>
We aren't usually much troubled by celebrities' affiliations with Scientology. Hell, Celine was a Nazi collaborator, and we still love his books. And we're not such fans of Look Who's Talking Too that Kirstie Alley's and John Travolta's religious beliefs would spoil it for us.
We do like Nancy Ca ... More >>
Outside the New York perimeter, the world is, as usual, blowing up. Israel observed a brief truce to allow humatarian aid into Gaza, and then commenced to bomb the shit out of them again. Russia is doing its usual mid-winter nut-squeeze on the oil pipeline leading through the Ukraine to Europe, and ... More >>
As is customary for New York City mayors, Michael Bloomberg went to Israel this weekend to show support for the country in its recent struggles with Hamas. He was accompanied by Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and Queens Congressman Gary Ackerman, and returned to New York this morning. While in Sderot ... More >>
The four deadly slings.More people were killed by the deadly crane collapse that fell last March on Manhattan's East Side (seven) than have so far been slain by Hamas rockets in Israel since the ceasefire ended last month (four). But prosecutors yesterday pinned the blame for t ... More >>