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PORSCHE TO EXAMINE ITS NAZI PASTNovember 2009

German luxury carmaker Porsche promised to closely examine forced labor in its factories during the Second World War. Outside experts are investigating how or if, the company brought in hundreds of laborers and forced them to work at the plant. The issue came to light in the book, Nazi Culprits in Stuttgart written by journalist Ulrich Viehoefer. Thus Read More »

By Dave Gordon

AL-JAZEERA GOING JEWISH OWNED?November 2009

Israeli billionaire Haim Saban is said to be eyeing half the stock shares of the Al-Jazeera television network from the Qatari government, Egyptian newspaper al-Mesryoon reported. Despite its popularity, the channel is experiencing financial difficulties. Saban, who was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1944, and immigrated to Israel in 1956, currently owns large shares in Read More »

By Dave Gordon

ARABS PLOT TO DROP THE DOLLAR?November 2009

Gulf Arab states are secretly conspiring with several other powerful countries to weaken the US dollar by ending oil-for-dollar trades by 2018, according to a report in Britain’s Independent. The alleged plot calls for purchases to be made instead, in gold, the Japanese yen, the Chinese yuan, the euro or a possible unified Arab currency. Read More »

By Dave Gordon

ISRAEL’S INTEL HITS TARGET ON IRAN NUKESNovember 2009

It is the Israelis, not the Americans, who have the most accurate intelligence on the latest Iranian attempts to acquire the nuclear bomb, say the New York Times and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). An IAEA report entitled “Possible Military Dimensions of Iran’s Nuclear Program” presented information based in part on Israeli intelligence about Read More »

By Dave Gordon

STUDENT FINED FOR WAVING ISRAELI FLAGOctober 2009

A university student was recently fined 300 euros for waving an Israeli flag near an anti-Israel demonstration in Germany. The anti-Israel demonstration last January was organized by local Muslim groups to protest Israel’s military incursion into the Gaza Strip in response to Hamas rocket fire. The student and her friends decided to display solidarity with Israel by waving Read More »

SECOND TEMPLE ERA SYNAGOGUE UNEARTHEDOctober 2009

Israeli archaeologists have discovered a Second Temple-era synagogue at the construction site of a hotel several miles north of Tiberius. At the center of the synagogue is a stone inscribed with a seven-branch menorah. Stone benches were built along the synagogue walls, the floor is mosaic and its walls are graced with fresco. This is Read More »

ANTI-SEMITISM, A FIRST IN SINGAPOREOctober 2009

Singaporerecently reported its first case of a religiously aggravated assault – an unprovoked punching attack by a Muslim against a Jew. Azmi Osman, 35, who is unemployed and bears the tattooed inscription, “Anti Jews” on his right cheek, admitted to punching the right arm of Eliyahu Benhiyoun, 21, and promoting feelings of ill-will with the Read More »

BAR KOCHBA COINS FOUNDOctober 2009

Israelis exploring a deserted cave in the Judean hills found 120 rare antique coins and weapons, dating from the time of the Bar Kochba revolt. This is the first archeological dig to locate such a large collection of coins dating from the revolt (132 CE - 135 CE). Most of the coins found by researchers Read More »

HEZBOLLAH BOILING OVER IN LEBANONSeptember 2009

According to Israeli, United Nations and Hezbollah officials, Hezbollah in Lebanon is stronger today than it was in 2006 when it conducted a cross-border raid which triggered a bloody war with Israel. The Shiite Muslim militia’s rearming is seen as a means of helping its proxy, Iran, deter any Israeli action against Iran’s nuclear weapons Read More »

By Dave Gordon

US AIRWAYS ADDS DIRECT FLIGHT TO ISRAELSeptember 2009

America’s fifth largest airline, US Airways, has expanded its international flight offerings to include a direct flight to Tel Aviv. It is now the fourth airline – joining El Al, Delta and Continental – to travel directly to Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport from the United States. US Airways makes the 5592.3-mile flight from Philadelphia and Read More »

By Cm Staff
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