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We Remember: Bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, December 21, 1988

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 21, 2018 at 1:30pm 12/21/2018 at 1:30pm
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On December 21, 1988—30 years ago today—Pan Am Flight 103 dropped from the night sky killing 270 people, including all 259 of its passengers and crew and 11 people on the ground in the small town of Lockerbie, Scotland, which lies 120km southwest of Glasgow.

It was the deadliest terror attack ever...

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US cuts funding of UNRWA

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 31, 2018 at 9:40pm 8/31/2018 at 9:40pm
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The U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) is an anti-Israel organization which perpetuates Middle East conflict.

UNRWA does so primarily in two ways. First, it defines Palestinian refugees not only as those who fled during the Arab attempt to extinguish Israel’s 1948 birth, but also subsequent generations. This has created the political...

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May 14: U.S. Embassy Moves to Jerusalem

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 14, 2018 at 7:00am 5/14/2018 at 7:00am

Today (May 14) the U.S. embassy will officially move from Tel Aviv to Israel’s capital city.

The move, widely regarded as historic and “momentous” for Israel and the Jewish people, will coincide with the anniversary of Israel’s declaration of independence 70 years ago on the Gregorian calendar. It also comes one day...

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Kenneth Marcus nomination to head DOE Office for Civil Rights passes Senate HELP Committee

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 12:45pm 1/18/2018 at 12:45pm

The Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee just voted 12-11, on a straight party line vote, to advance the nomination of Kenneth Marcus to become Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights in the Department of Education, the press office of Chair Lamar Alexander has confirmed. The vote took place after...

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Legal Insurrection Authors Predict the Future, and Make a Few Resolutions

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 1, 2018 at 8:30am 1/1/2018 at 8:30am

Happy New Year!

With a brand new year ahead, we thought it would be fun (well, truth be told, Leslie thought it was a good idea and we agreed) to ink our 2018 predictions and share a new year’s resolution or few.

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A Merry Christmas from Legal Insurrection authors

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 25, 2017 at 7:30am 12/25/2017 at 7:30am

All of us in the Legal Insurrection family (and it is truly a family) wish you and yours the Happiest of Christmases and a wonderful holiday season.

For you: our holiday memories, wishes, reflections, and thoughts.

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Child-exploiting Tamimi Clan back in the news with latest “Shirley Temper” video provocation

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 8:15pm 12/20/2017 at 8:15pm

Dave Lange of the IsraellyCool website coined the nickname “Shirley Temper” for Ahed Tamimi, of the Tamimi Clan of Nabi Saleh.

While the nickname is humorous, the underlying reality of the video exploitation of Palestinian children by the Tamimi Clan, lauded by Western anti-Israel activists, is not funny at all.

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Next Week in Jerusalem?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 1, 2017 at 3:00pm 12/1/2017 at 3:00pm

During the campaign and transition, Donald Trump was clear in his promise to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, Israel’s capital.

As with prior administrations, there was walk-back in reality, and the Embassy still is in Tel Aviv.

In the past week there has been much speculation that an announcement about moving the...

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Trump Admin capitulates to Palestinian threats, allows PLO D.C. office to stay open

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 5:30pm 11/25/2017 at 5:30pm
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If history proves one thing, it’s that giving in to Palestinian threats only leads to intransigence and more threats. Unfortunately, for the second time the Trump administration has walked back an announced policy in just such a circumstance.

The first walk back had to do with moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel...

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What Legal Insurrection Loves Most About Thanksgiving

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 7:00am 11/23/2017 at 7:00am

From all of us at Legal Insurrection, to you, dear reader, we wish you the Happiest of Thanksgivings. May gratefulness and thanksgiving be your constant companions and may you enjoy the fullness and richness of blessings this life has so generously given.

We are truly thankful for you.

This year, our authors, editors,...

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Legal Insurrection Authors Discuss Trump’s One Year Winaversary

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 5:00pm 11/8/2017 at 5:00pm
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A year ago today, Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton, winning a tax payer-funded extended trip to the White House.

As we do on such occasions, our authors have shared their thoughts and analysis on Trump’s first year. For some, today is a celebration of Trump’s victory. For others, it marks a...

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Reem’s Oakland Bakery Drops Lawsuit to Silence Protests Against Mural of Terrorist Rasmea Odeh

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 10:19pm 10/10/2017 at 10:19pm

Reem’s bakery in Oakland, CA, prominently displays a full-wall mural of Rasmea Odeh, who recently was deported for immigration fraud.

Rasmea is the former military member of the terrorist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine who was convicted in Israel in 1970 of the 1969 supermarket bombing that killed two Hebrew...

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Anti-Israel FAKE HISTORY “Nakba Tour” scheduled throughout U.S., Canada

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 8:00pm 10/7/2017 at 8:00pm

Now in its second consecutive year, the Nakba Tour is a speaking event that brings several Palestinian women registered as refugees in Lebanon to university, church, and other community venues across North America.

The talks rightly highlight the many overwhelming challenges that Palestinians face in Lebanon, including the denial of basic civil...

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Vigils continue for Rasmea Odeh’s victims outside Reem’s Oakland Bakery despite legal threats

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 8, 2017 at 4:00pm 9/8/2017 at 4:00pm

Reem’s bakery in Oakland, CA, has been a center of controversy because of the full-wall mural of Rasmea Odeh.

Rasmea is the former military member of the terrorist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine who was convicted in Israel in 1970 of the 1969 supermarket bombing that killed two Hebrew University...

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Reem’s Oakland bakery seeks Ct order halting protests over terrorist mural

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 21, 2017 at 3:15pm 8/21/2017 at 3:15pm

Rasmea Odeh is the former military member of the terrorist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine who was convicted in Israel in 1970 of the 1969 supermarket bombing that killed two Hebrew University students, Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner. She also was convicted of the attempted bombing of the...

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Palestinian “Day of Rage” ends the way all their other Days of Rage ended

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 21, 2017 at 11:45am 7/21/2017 at 11:45am
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We reported a week ago about an Arab terrorist attack at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. It started with weapons hidden at the Al Aqsa Mosque, which then...

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French President Macron: Anti-Zionism is the “reinvented form of anti-Semitism”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 12:30pm 7/16/2017 at 12:30pm

There is an increasing recognition that most of the anti-Zionist movement, including Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS), is the new format for centuries-old anti-Semitism.

The reason anti-Zionists, with few exceptions, seek the destruction of Israel and deny the Jews the right to a homeland in their historic homeland, is because of Israel’s...

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