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5 Songs the French should have played for John Kerry

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 12:00pm 1/17/2015 at 12:00pm
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The U.S. failed to send any senior official to the Paris Solidarity Rally. Eric Holder even was in Paris at the time, but did Sunday morning talk shows.

Instead, yesterday John Kerry brought James Taylor to France to play “You’ve Got A Friend” to smooth things over.

We suggested that Barry McGuire’s Eve of...

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Obama admin’s “politically correct, college campus-style nonsense”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 9:00pm 1/13/2015 at 9:00pm

The Obama administration has admitted it dropped the ball when it came to not sending any senior administration official to the Paris Solidarity March.

The latest iteration is that no one apparently told the President that this was going to be a big deal.

Huh? This is the President who has made a...

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Eric Holder did Meet the Press instead of Paris Solidarity March

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 12, 2015 at 10:25am 1/12/2015 at 10:25am

It was bad enough that none of President Obama, Vice President Biden or Secretary of State Kerry attended Sunday’s Solidarity March in Paris, attended by dozens of world leaders.

It would have been the right thing for Obama to attend. There was enough security to protect obvious targets like the French...

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Au revoir les juifs et La France

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 9:00pm 1/11/2015 at 9:00pm

Almost since the beginning of this website in the fall of 2008 I have been sounding the alarm about, and documenting, the rise of anti-Semitism masquerading as anti-Zionism in Europe.

It’s been a toxic marriage of anti-Jewish Islamists and anti-Israeli leftists, resulting not just in fatalities, but in the inability to be...

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Two Muslim Heroes of Paris Terror Attacks (#CharlieHebdo #HyperCasher)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 5:00pm 1/10/2015 at 5:00pm

As the world mourns the victims of the Paris attack, we should also recognize two acts of bravery by Muslims in the course of the week’s events at the Charlie Hebdo offices and Hyper Casher Kosher supermarket.

The first is Ahmed Merabet, a French policeman who was killed at Charlie Hebdo.

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Remembering the anti-Semitic “pro-Palestinian” Paris riots of July 2014

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 9, 2015 at 3:00pm 1/9/2015 at 3:00pm
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The attack by radical Islamists at the Paris Hyper Cacher kosher supermarket left four hostages dead, plus one of the gunmen.

The Hyper Cacher supermarket attack appears to have been coordinated with the two men who killed 12 at Charlie Hebdo.

The specter of widespread anti-Semitism on the streets of Paris is nothing...

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From #JeSuisCharlie to #JeSuisJuif — UPDATES — Multiple Hostages Dead (LIVE Coverage)

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 9, 2015 at 9:35am 1/9/2015 at 9:35am
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Overnight Eastern time a Kosher supermarket in Paris was attacked. Reports indicate two people killed and multiple people being held hostage.

Meanwhile, the murderers of the the staff of Charlie Hebdo apparently are cornered and also have one or more hostages.

UPDATES:

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#JeSuisCharlie — Attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo (Live Updates)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 11:11am 1/7/2015 at 11:11am
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There was an attack on a French satirical publication, Charlie Hebdo, using automatic weapons and a rocket-propelled grenade, killing 12. The killers are at large as of this writing.

The NY Times reports:

Masked gunmen with automatic weapons opened fire in...

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The banality of anti-Semitic violence in Europe

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 5:20pm 8/14/2014 at 5:20pm
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In recent weeks, we have covered dozens of instances of violence and harassment reflecting a simmering convergence of anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism worldwide, but particularly in Europe.

In Paris, the situation is particularly dire:

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Just more “pro-Palestinian” protests: Nazi salutes in Paris, “death to all Jews” in the Hague

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 2:06pm 7/26/2014 at 2:06pm
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We’ve documented many times the open anti-Semitism that infuses many “pro-Palestinian” anti-Israel rallies around the world, including the United States.

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France’s Jews Fled As Rioters Burned Shops To Chants Of ‘Gas The Jews’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 11:49am 7/23/2014 at 11:49am
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While I had seen the images and videos, I did not realize the depth of the depravity exhibited in the anti-Jewish riots in Paris. HuffPo UK reports, France’s Jews Flee As Rioters Burn Paris Shops, Attack Synagogue:

France’s politicians and community leaders have criticised the “intolerable” violence against Paris’ Jewish community,...

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Paris Synagogue attacked by Pro-Palestinian crowd carrying boycott message

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 5:38pm 7/13/2014 at 5:38pm

On the streets of Paris today, a crowd of anti-Israel protesters surrounded and attacked a Synagogue full of worshippers, throwing rocks and attacking the building, via Times of Israel:

Several thousand demonstrators walked calmly through the streets of Paris behind a large banner that read “Total Support for the Struggle of the...

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America’s New Workplace Standard is… France?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 4:13pm 6/24/2014 at 4:13pm

Yesterday, President Obama announced America should aspire to be more like France when supplying employee benefits. The Washington Examiner reports:

“Other countries know how to do this,” Obama said. “If France can figure this out, we can figure it out.”

“Many women can’t even get a paid day off to give birth,” Obama...

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French Elections Turn Right

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 7:30am 3/25/2014 at 7:30am
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Local elections in France just took a dramatic turn to the right:

France’s anti-immigrant National Front (FN) scored gains in first-round town hall elections on Sunday and took control of a former Socialist bastion as voters punished President Francois Hollande and his left-wing allies.

The elections in thousands of constituencies across France were...

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It’s not about the “occupation” — Arabs in France beat anti-occupation Israeli film director

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 4:20pm 3/28/2013 at 4:20pm

A life lesson — Israeli director critical of occupation beaten by Arabs in France:

Arab men assaulted an Israeli film director in southern France following the screening of his film criticizing Israeli occupation.

Yariv Horowitz was rendered unconscious as a result of the beating Monday by several men after a screening of “Rock the...

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