The sigh of relief in many quarters of Israel when it was announced that the peace process had virtually collapsed could be heard all over the country. Abu Mazen (Mahmoud Abbas), our favorite “non-partner,” has, in the eyes of many, finally given us the definitive proof that peace is impossible. Read More: Savir’s corner: Permanent […]
A national humanist group is suing a New Jersey school district on behalf of a family that believes the phrase “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance is discriminatory toward atheist children. The lawsuit against the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District was filed in state court last month and announced Monday by the American Humanist […]
Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas hinted at plans to dismantle the Palestinian Authority (PA) over the weekend, according to a report in Yediot Aharonot, and thus enact a serious blow to Israel through international legislation. Read More: Abbas Threatens to Disband the PA – Middle East – News – Israel National News.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Confronting an issue fraught with Middle East politics, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear for the second time a passport dispute centering on whether Americans born in Jerusalem may list their place of birth as Israel. Read More: News Source No Longer Available — Continue to Endtime ».
The rapid rollout of biometric ID systems holds some promise. Hundreds of millions of people lack formal identification, and that’s an obstacle to participating in society. Without ID, it’s hard to vote, register land or get a bank account, let alone a loan. States, meanwhile, have a hard time collecting the taxes of undocumented citizens. […]
Three years after the event at Kololo Ceremonial Grounds and five years after the project was launched in 2009, only 400 IDs have been made. Meanwhile, the initial bill of Shs185 billion has already climbed with over Shs240 billion spent so far. Read More: At last, a National ID?.
Al Gore, known for wild rants about global warming, including one where his foul language earned him the description “mentally unstable,” is at it again. Read More: Al Gore: Critics ‘immoral, unethical and despicable’.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli police arrested 16 Palestinians at one of Jerusalem’s most revered and politically sensitive holy sites on Sunday as they dispersed protesters opposed to any Jewish attempts to pray there. Read More: Palestinians, Israeli police clash at Jerusalem holy site – Yahoo News.