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Jordanian Prince, Jewish Academic Call on Muslims, Jews to Unite Against ‘Savage’ ISIS Assault on Christians

AUGUST 25, 2016  Author: Lea Speyer A Jordanian prince and a Jewish academic are calling on Jews and Muslims to unite in religious tolerance to stop the spread of ISIS-perpetrated hatred against Christians in the Middle East. In an op-ed in the UK’s Telegraph on Tuesday, Prince Hassan of Jordan, founder and president […]

Serious reason to worry (for Jordan)

Aug 06,2016 – JORDAN TIMES The Golan Heights give reason to the region to worry. The deteriorating situation there, whereby 1,000 jihadists affiliating with Daesh chose Golan as their base, poses a tangible threat that requires prompt action. And with another 1,500 jihadists calling themselves Jabhat Al Nusra — which […]

The Islamic elephant in the room

Source: Times of Israel. Rabbi Sacks has applied himself to this mission with impressive diligence, persistence and intelligence, as well as captivating grace and humility. In this regard, he should serve as an inspiration to us all. As for his messages themselves, here the situation is more complicated: some of […]

Sex, lies, and circumcisions

Source: Times of Israel The voice on the other line introduced himself as Ralph (all of the names in this story have been changed) and simply asked: “Do you come to Tel Aviv to do britot?” I answered, “Yes.” He told me that he needed a mohelfor this coming Thursday. […]

Ashrawi Denounces Plans to Expand Three Illegal Settlements in West Bank

RAMALLAH, July 5, 2016 (WAFA) – PLO Executive Member Hanan Ashrawi Tuesday strongly denounced Israel’s plan to expand three illegal Israeli settlements around the Jerusalem area, by building hundreds of residential units to accommodate more Israeli settlers. She said in a press release, “We strongly denounce plans by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin […]

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