Pro-Israel Congresswoman Shelley Berkley, Democrat from Las Vegas, rides a hot streak
The best thing you will read, the last thing you should
Recent attacks on Islam in the United States echo old slurs against Jews
‘Sharia’ is a much more abstract concept than ideologues—whether Mideast Islamists or Newt Gingrich—suggest
The Ground Zero Islamic center was named for a period in Spanish-Muslim history that some call a golden age of tolerance
Plus Mathis requests God’s forgiveness, and more
Legal hurdles cleared; but where’s the money coming from?
Plus opponents go to court, Mavi Marmara goes home, and more in the news
Support for Cordoba House is an affirmation of our values
Claims (falsely) that ADL was taken out of context
Defeat for Cordoba House opponents
Foxman fails to reconcile group’s position, values
Anti-bigotry group sides with people it calls bigots
Defeat for opponents
Plus a polarizing ‘rape,’ and more in the news
Colorfully opposes Ground Zero Islamic center
Cordoba House is like a JCC for Muslims
13-story plan supported by ‘Jewish Uncle Tom’ Stringer
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