What many Americans don’t realize is that there are American Muslims who oppose Jihad, and who want to reform Islam and are taking action to do so. I have always maintained that the reformation of Islam has to come from within, not from without. One of the people at the forefront of a group of Muslim reformers is my friend, Shireen Qudosi. Read her recent article about CAIR’s complaints about a security expert, Ryan Mauro,who lectured hundreds of law enforcement personnel in New York about CAIR, and its links to Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood.
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By Ruth R. Wisse, The Wall Street Journal
I associate conservatism with optimism and its synonyms—hopefulness, sanguinity, positivity, and confidence. American Jews are often associated with a gutted liberalism, but that is a caricature. A more intimate understanding of the Jewish experience connects it to an optimistic conservatism that could help secure America’s future.
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For those of you who have heard about Passover and wonder what a Passover Seder is, here is a crash course for you. Thanks to UnitedWithIsrael.org and Rabbi Ari Enkin.
In this piece, Rabbi Ari Enkin gives a crash course on the Seder rituals and the basic meaning behind each of them. Of course, he encourages further discussion at the table in order to delve more deeply into the significance of the evening.
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The University of California, Los Angeles Graduate Student Association approved a resolution Wednesday calling those who do not support a pro-Palestine agenda “Islamophobic.”
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UPDATE: April 5, 2016 1:40 PM
It seems the story isn’t true, but was made up by Mr. Rosenblat. You can read the reasons in this NY Times article which reported his death and the fact that he made up the story.
“Herman Rosenblat, 85, Dies; Made Up Holocaust Love Story”
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On March 27, speaking to the Sunday Times, former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams expressed his concern at rising levels of anti-Semitism on British university campuses. There are, he said, “worrying echoes” of Germany in the 1930s. Two days later, in The Times, Chris Bryant, the Shadow Leader of the House of Commons and a senior member of the British Labour party, warned that the political left was increasingly questioning the right of the state of Israel to exist, a view he called a “not too subtle form of anti-Semitism.”
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Contact: Nicole Rosen
LARGEST U.S. PUBLIC UNIV. UNANIMOUSLY PASSES LANDMARK POLICY TO PROTECT JEWISH STUDENTS FROM RISING ANTI-SEMITISM
UC condemns anti-Semitism & anti-Semitic forms of anti-Zionism; 1st university to take this critical step
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