Posts Tagged ‘ Judaism ’

Manufactured Reality

Manufactured Reality

One of the chief distinctions between the anti-Israel rally and the slightly smaller, yet equally exuberant, pro-Israel counter-demonstration held in Times Square this weekend was the sentiments expressed by the participants. While the former vocalized their antipathy towards Israel and the United States and demanded ordinary Israelis be punished-through measures such as the BDS...
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Palestinian By Proxy

Palestinian By Proxy

One image taken from the pro-Hamas rally held by Al-Awda NY, among other anti-Israel organizations, in Times Square this weekend. I wish I could say that it was anomalous in some way, but the inexorable truth is that the physically and intellectually etiolated creature you see above was probably as representative of the spirit...
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East is East (SION Conference Part III)

East is East (SION Conference Part III)

Flags of Freedom. So goes the poem by iconic English writer Rudyard Kipling, a man who brilliantly limned the boundaries-be they political, cultural, or mental-which separate the East from the West. However, one commonality that both share, unfortunately, is the proliferation of a muscular, revanchist Islam intent upon dominating, if not eliminating altogether, its...
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David Horowitz Does Battle At Brooklyn College

David Horowitz Does Battle At Brooklyn College

Update: New photos, and full video coverage, at  The Silent Majority.   Today I decided to return to my old stomping grounds at Brooklyn College in order to witness a lecture delivered by acclaimed polemicist, writer, political and human rights activist, and former leader of the new left, David Horowitz. Invited to speak by...
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Rally Against Islamophilia

Rally Against Islamophilia

   Today I attended the counterprotest held by supporters of Representative Peter King’s investigation into Islamic radicalism. A rally that was held approximately three blocks away from an event staged by radical leftists and Islamic extremists opposed to the very notion of Rep. King’s proposed hearings.
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Happy Hanukkah

Happy Hanukkah

One of the things I’ve been meaning to do since this website went online is focus on some of the celebratory, reflective occasions that Americans observe. However, with the continuous assault by members of Congress and this administration on the sovereignty of the nation I felt I would be doing a disservice to my...
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The Unused Visa: Sanity over Sanaa

The Unused Visa: Sanity over Sanaa

Occasionally, we at American Rattlesnake like to publish original work on issues of a topical nature. That is why I’m pleased to bring you a trenchant personal essay that touches upon one of the most disturbing issues recently dominating the news cycle. So without further ado, I present to you the words of my good friend, Marion Dreyfus:
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Losing My Religion

Losing My Religion

One of the biggest misconceptions in the debate over our nation’s immigration policy is the notion that in order to be a good Christian or a decent Jew you need to support a policy of open borders in perpetuity.
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