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Moral Paragons Need No Facts: The Pathetic Apologetics of Jonathan Sacks, Part 1

  Jonathan Sacks has been acclaimed by the Jerusalem Post as “one of contemporary Britain’s most outstanding thinkers and spokesmen.” The former Chief British Rabbi, who has been showered with awards from Jewish organizations and appointed to professorships in New York and London, has been feted as a “brilliant philosopher and an enlightening presence for the whole world.” He has even been called “the outstanding moral authority of our time,” while the egregious Prince Charles once described him as “a light unto this nation.” Not surprisingly, given the Jewish stranglehold over the Western media, Sacks, who was made a peer …

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Donald Trump as Zionist

Given the record of frosty relations with Prime Minister Netanyahu, President Obama’s parting shot at Israel comes as no surprise. After years of standing up for Israel at the UN Security Council, the US has abstained from a resolution that, among other things, “reaffirms that the establishment by Israel of settlements in the Palestinian territory occupied since 1967, including East Jerusalem, has no legal validity and constitutes a flagrant violation under international law and a major obstacle to the achievement of the two-State solution and a just, lasting and comprehensive peace.” The resolution was framed by the US as intended to …

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Either Jewish or Democratic: Kerry on Israel

The United Nations, the non-binding world parliament of color, has denounced Israel for the 6,000,000th time. Ordinarily this is not news. See the boilerplate below for just how routine this particular resolution (2334) was: Condemning all measures aimed at altering the demographic composition, character and status of the Palestinian Territory occupied since 1967, including East Jerusalem, including, inter alia, the construction and expansion of settlements, transfer of Israeli settlers, confiscation of land, demolition of homes and displacement of Palestinian civilians, in violation of international humanitarian law and relevant resolutions … Reaffirms that the establishment by Israel of settlements… has no …

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Raid on Eben-Emael

I was chatting with a normie “history buff” recently while attending a company happy hour. In normie conversations, typically those at work events, the usual talking points revolve around sportsball, Netflix original series, vapid happenings on social media and dull watercooler gossip. After about twenty minutes of disingenuous engagement, I’m either ready to increase my alcohol intake (to deaden my senses to the prattle concerning LeBron James) or hit the road. As I was about to leave, the “history buff,” who had spent the majority of our time together discussing the HBO series Westworld, abruptly changed the subject and asked …

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Why The Left Hates Israel

Leftists hate culture because it competes with Leftism for what gets to be the central goal of civilization. Nowhere can this be seen more clearly than in Soviet treatment of Israel, which parallels how Western Leftists treat white self-interest and Western Civilization: The Soviets soured on Israel for three reasons. First, Israel’s first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion, decided to side with the US against the USSR in the Cold War despite the State Department’s hostility toward Israel. Second, Ben-Gurion moved to purge Communists from the IDF and other power centers immediately after the War of Independence. Finally, the Soviets soured …

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Red Ice Live – Israeli NGO Helping Migrant Boats Reach Europe’s Shores, Instructs Them Where to Go

Henrik & Lana expose IsraAID, an Israeli NGO that is helping migrant boats reach Europe’s shores by waving them in and giving them instructions on where to go. Meanwhile, Israel itself has the lowest refugee admittance rate of any country in the world. Why won’t they help Palestinians or take in these migrants from Syria, the Middle East and North Africa themselves?

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The twilight of US Jewry

Now we know why (((Mark Levin))) and (((Ben Shapiro))) are suddenly frantic to get back in the good graces of the Trump-supporting Republicans. The message has clearly been delivered, as this Jerusalem Post article demonstrates that Israel is gradually becoming aware that the Democrats are actively anti-Israel, while the Republican masses are done pursuing Israeli interests at the expense of American interests:

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I’m a Jew and I’m Part of the Alt-Right (Trust Me, Goy!)

Recently at synagogue my rabbi and I were having a schmooze and I brought up something that had been weighing heavy on my heart, “Rabbi, I know that even though we tirelessly fight for their rights of free expression, the goyim will still never accept us. I get so heated thinking about it I start schvitzing like I’m in an oven. Why should we keep fighting on their behalf?”

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Jewish Fear and Loathing of Donald Trump (5): Would Trump’s Defeat Be Blamed On Jews?

Almost exactly a year ago, VDARE.com Editor Peter Brimelow raised the question of whether America’s Jewish groups would turn on Donald Trump (who after all has Jewish grandchildren and a lifetime of Jewish business associates) with the hysteria they employed against Patrick J. Buchanan. I have been tracking the matter ever since and the answer is now in: yes—clearly triggered by visceral reaction against Trump’s nationalist acceptance speech in Cleveland and outright panic at his subsequent poll lead (July 25-29 according to the Real Clear Politics average). I suspect, however, that we have crossed a watershed and that, regardless of …

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