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"One Step Too Far": Bibi Netanyahu -- aka 'The Republican Senator From Israel' -- May Have Made A Fatal Political Mistake

Set aside, for the moment, the diplomatic row being sparked by Speaker of the House John Boehner as he seeks to create two conflicting foreign policies for the United States—one pursued by the President and the other pursued by the Congress. 1,251 more words

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Israel: Likud Hopes To Have A Gay Member In The Next Assembly (Knesset)

In Israel, gay attorney Amir Ohana said it is important to contrast the voting record of Bayit Yehudi (accused of homophobia last week) ministers with the opposing Likud party members on gay rights legislation in the ministerial committee on legislation. 162 more words

LGBT

Holocaust denial is an International Thought Crime

Be careful what you say about the Holocaust, lest you be renditioned to Israel for trial as a Holocaust denier.

I was not aware that Israel’s laws apply to everyone in the world.  370 more words

Holocaust

Paved with Good Intentions

As in, the road to hell is paved with…

I’ll open this with an apology: I am aware that there are good and idealistic people who have invested time, energy and thought into the new law forcing people in family conflicts to take a long time – over nine weeks – to explore Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR). 1,979 more words

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