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From the Road to China to the Antiques Road Show

I asked Joan whether I could write about her family and the Antiques Road Show. She gave me permission. She had one caveat. No bragging about her family. 883 more words

Iran Blocks Websites Promoting Holocaust Education, State Department Report Says

by Eliezer Sherman
June 28, 2015

The government of Iran has continued to block the website of an initiative aimed at fostering a warmer Jewish-Muslim relationship and educating about the Holocaust, the State Department report on human rights in Iran revealed.  94 more words

Israel & Middle East

A new book weighs the feminism of Hillary Clinton's foreign policy

During her confirmation hearing to become US secretary of state, Hillary Clinton told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in no uncertain terms, “I want to pledge to you that as secretary of state I view issues as central to our foreign policy, not as adjunct or auxiliary or in any way lesser than all of the other issues that we have to confront.” A thoughtful and nuanced new book by Valerie M. 814 more words

US State Department contracts with nine major refugee resettlement contractors which are not allowed to proselytize

Recently members of the ‘church’ community in Spartanburg, SC, involved with resettling refugees there, told the media that they expected to use the opportunity of resettling the refugees as an opportunity to bring them to Jesus Christ.  996 more words

Refugee Resettlement Program

Middle East Expert Debunks 'Poverty and Ignorance' Excuse for Radicalism [VIDEO]

by Bradford Thomas
June 15, 2015

“It is not poverty and misery that creates religious extremism. It is religious extremism that creates poverty and misery. 142 more words

Radical Islam

Book update - One finished. Two started.

Four months ago I started reading the book by Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State during the first term of President Obama. It has been a great read. 332 more words

United States

A New Inside Account of Obama's Israel Ire  

by John Podhoretz
June 9, 2015

When it’s released June 23, the new book by bestselling historian Michael Oren is going to be the talk of Washington and Jerusalem — not to mention everywhere people take an interest in the relations between the United States and Israel, which is to say, in many if not most places on the planet. 151 more words

Israel & Middle East