UK Friends of Israel chair apologizes for burning New Testament

The Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) reports that Shneur Odze, a candidate for mayor of Manchester, found the New Testament in his synagogue. He took the offending volume outside and set it on fire, then posted photos of the book burning and wrote on Twitter: “Grateful to whoever put a missionary bible amongst our synagogue’s books. Was wondering what I’d burn my Chametz with…”

The True Cost of Israel: U.S. support goes far beyond the official numbers

Philip Giraldi in CNI: In 1992, the AIPAC President bragged how he “got almost a billion dollars in other goodies [for Israel] that people don’t even know about.” In 2012, Israel’s former commander-in-chief said that between 2009 and 2012 American taxpayers had paid for more of his country’s defense budget than had Israeli taxpayers. Other special interest groups have managed to skew foreign policy, but no lobby has managed to divert it as far from the national interest…

Book review of Alison Weir’s “Against Our Better Judgment” – by Ziad Hafez

By Ziad Hafez, Contemporary Arab Affairs — This short book is quite powerful and displays historical accounts and analyses supported by a solid documentation showing scholarly knowledge and objective reporting. It is an indispensable tool for any researcher on the root cause of Middle Eastern turmoil, and contains explosive, meticulously documented information about the Zionist movement in the United States, Europe, and Palestine…