Good or Evil? Who Cares? We have Spin!

By Norma Zager

Weather report for an Arab Spring: cloudy and overcast with a shower of rockets into Israel…

As a child, the most exciting words were “We have liftoff!”

I knew another wanna-be Flash Gordon was on its way into outer space and would be fighting Ming the Merciless far beyond the ozone. Of course, that was before we knew ozone even existed.

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Never a Boring Moment

By Ari Bussel

It is said that no good deed goes unpunished.

Doris Wise Montrose who founded the Los Angeles-based non-profit organization Children of Jewish Holocaust Survivors (CJHS) just received a taste of dealing with Israelis. She does not feel very good about it, as Israelis are rarely very complimentary, somewhere between selfishly to deliberately so.

For someone who has dedicated the past decade to acting for and on behalf of Israel, Wise Montrose feels hurt, unjustly slapped and ungratefully shown the door for her tireless efforts.

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Islamophobia @ the Hammer

By Ari Bussel

Muslims in America are striving for new heights. They are interested in the Jewish suffering of ages, craving for nothing less than misery.

At a recent event hosted by the Hammer Museum in Westwood (Los Angeles, California), the panelists were focused on Islamophobia, real or imagined. Apparently, this is the new magic word adorned by each: A Council of American Islamic Relations (CAIR) representative, a Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) representative, a “liberal-progressive” radio show host, a Jewish Rabbi who works for an interfaith organization founded (and likely funded) by MPAC and a professor who professed to liberalism, but in the setting of this very respected panel suddenly morphed into a “conservative.”

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