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January 27, 2014

Mayor de Blasio's closed-doors meeting with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) plays into the worst stereotypes about Jews. No thanks, Bill.

Pretty hysterical irony. Gawker reported Jan.

February 14, 2013

Hundreds of neo-Nazis attempted to march on Dresden to crash commemorations of the 1945 Allied bombardment, and were blocked by a human chain of thousands of anti-fascists. 

In what has now become an annual ritual, a group of hundreds of neo-Nazis attempted to march on Dresden's city center to crash commemorations of the 1945 Allied bombardment of the eastern German city, and were blocked by a human chain of thousands of anti-fascist activists. Some 13,000 anti-fascists linked arms in a chain stretching for

December 31, 2012

Israeli forces delivered evacuation orders to around 100 Palestinian families in the northern Jordan Valley ahead of a training exercise, declaring the area a "closed military zone."

Israeli forces on Dec.

October 25, 2012

A right-wing "Identity Group" seized a mosque in Poitiers, issuing a "declaration of war" against the "Islamization" of France—weeks after a bomb attack on a kosher shop in Paris. 

The interminable divide-and-rule game between Muslims and Jews worldwide goes on, with the latest maddening development in France.

January 21, 2012

An Israeli government plan to create a greenbelt around Jerusalem is fueling opposition among Palestinians and their supporters, who say the chain of parks  is a land grab that consolidates Israel's grip on occupied East Jerusalem. 

An Israeli government plan to create a greenbelt around Jerusalem is fueling opposition among Palestinians and their supporters. Mayor Nir Barkat's hopes the plan, which focuses on archeological preservation, will boost tourism in Jerusalem, but critics say the parks amount to a land grab that consolidates Israel's grip on occupied East Jerusalem.

September 26, 2011

The right-wing blogosphere is having a field day with claims that Palestinian ambassador Maen Rashid Areikat called for a "Jew-free Palestinian state." But Areikat responds that it's "a total fabrication" and a "total set-up" by conservo-bloggers.

The right-wing blogosphere is having a field day with this one. The Daily Call started it all with a Sept.

September 5, 2011

Some 130 turned out for a "Unity March" in the Polish city of Bialystok, in response to a wave of racist and anti-Semitic attacks—including the defacement with swastikas of a memorial to a pogrom where hundreds of Jews were killed in 1941.

Some 130 turned out for a "Unity March" in the Polish city of Bialystok Sept. 4, in response to a wave of local racist and anti-Semitic attacks—including the defacement with swastikas of a memorial to a pogrom where hundreds of Jews were killed in 1941 at the nearby town of Jedwabne.