Here are the Blogs in the Geoffrey Clarfield
Friday, 10 July 2015
Author Noah Richler has announced plans to run for the NDP in the long-held Liberal riding of Toronto-St. Paul’s.
Richler is a journalist, political commentator and broadcaster who has contributed to the BBC, the National Post, the Toronto Star and the Globe and Mail. His latest ...Read More...
Posted on 07/10/2015 11:33 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Friday, 10 July 2015
Jonathan Rosenblum writes in the Jerusalem Post:
On about 200 campuses, there are annual Israel Apartheid Week rallies calling for the destruction of the State of Israel. Many of the events are formally sponsored by academic departments.
Former US ambassador Michael Oren relates in Ally: My Journey ...Read More...
Posted on 07/10/2015 11:10 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Sunday, 5 July 2015
Mordechai Kedar interviewed in Arutz Sheva:
Kedar noted that during Ramadan, the rituals of fasting and prayer bring many Muslims to feel closer to Allah.
This is in stark contrast, he said, to how many rulers of Islamic countries took power, conducted themselves, or treated their people - ...Read More...
Posted on 07/05/2015 11:54 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Saturday, 4 July 2015
The Jewish Observer:
David Brog, the leader of the world’s largest Christian Zionist organization, began a recent presentation in Nashville by assuring fellow Jews in the audience that he understood their suspicion of Christians who profess to love Jews and the state of Israel.
“For 2,000 years ...Read More...
Posted on 07/04/2015 2:12 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Thursday, 2 July 2015
Ari Soffer writes in INN:
Arab and European states have been unable to provide Kurdish fighters with badly-needed weapons to fight ISIS - because the US is blocking the weapons transfers.
According to the UK's Daily Telegraph, the Obama administration's hesitation and lack of clear strategy means ...Read More...
Posted on 07/02/2015 2:12 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Wednesday, 1 July 2015
Daniel Greenfield writes at FP:
The Palestinians are one of the more ridiculous historical hoaxes. If you believe the media, they're an ancient distinct people with a historical claim on the land of Israel.
In reality they're a collection of invaders, colonists and migrants. A sizable group among ...Read More...
Posted on 07/01/2015 5:21 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Posted on 06/30/2015 1:12 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Sunday, 28 June 2015
Michael Zimmerman writes in the American Thinker:
During the 1920s, ‘30s, ‘40s, most people who followed the politics and events dealing with Palestine and the Jewish Homeland or Israel well understood that the land across the Jordan River (south of Syria) was the eastern portion of the Palestine ...Read More...
Posted on 06/28/2015 1:35 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Thursday, 25 June 2015
If the Liberal Party claims victory in the next federal election, Justin Trudeau says, his government would end Canada's bombing mission against ISIS in Iraq and Syria and restore diplomatic relations with Iran, in a dramatic departure from the path taken by the Harper government on foreign ...Read More...
Posted on 06/25/2015 2:59 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Tuesday, 23 June 2015
Last night I went to a screening of the new documentary film, the J Street Challenge sponsored by the Speakers Action Group of Toronto and facilitated by a well-informed panel of Canadian experts (Dr. Judith Cohen, John Thompson and Irving Weisdorf) who answered questions from the audience. The film ...Read More...
Posted on 06/23/2015 7:21 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Friday, 19 June 2015
In ancient Egypt, so many people worshiped Anubis, the jackal-headed god of death, that the catacombs next to his sacred temple once held nearly 8 million mummified puppies and grown dogs, a new study finds.
The catacomb ceiling also contains the fossil of an ancient sea monster, ...Read More...
Posted on 06/19/2015 6:06 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Sunday, 14 June 2015
Matthew Walther writes in the Washington Free Beacon:
Do you have a favorite thought leader? I do: Fareed Zakaria—CNN host, Time editor-at-large, “the most influential foreign policy adviser of his generation,” and the author of at least one “relentlessly intelligent book.”
Zakaria has an essay ...Read More...
Posted on 06/14/2015 11:22 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Saturday, 13 June 2015
From UN Watch:
The report of the UN's controversial Schabas-Davis commission of inquiry on Gaza is to be released imminently, and will be debated on Monday, June 29th, before the Human Rights Council.
UN Watch has obtained a copy of a key submission made to the probe: the preliminary findings ...Read More...
Posted on 06/13/2015 5:15 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Thursday, 11 June 2015
Salim Mansur writes at the Gatestone Institute:
Tomorrow, Friday, the virtual death sentence by 1000 lashes, delivered "very harshly" according to the flogging order, fifty at a time, might continue for Raif Badawi, a 31-year-old Saudi blogger and father of three, for allegedly "insulting Islam."
The ...Read More...
Posted on 06/11/2015 1:54 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Monday, 8 June 2015
written with Salim Mansur and first published in the National Post:
Arab nationalism is dead. It lasted for 100 years and it has suddenly disappeared. In the former states of now war-torn Libya, Syria and Iraq, speaking Arabic now means nothing. However, being a member of a family, lineage or clan ...Read More...
Posted on 06/08/2015 2:03 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Monday, 8 June 2015
Jerrold Sobel writes in the American Thinker:
This past Wednesday, despite the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 and the will of the current Congress, President Obama joined the ranks of previous feckless administrations refusing to move the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
In all fairness ...Read More...
Posted on 06/08/2015 12:39 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Saturday, 6 June 2015
Posted on 06/06/2015 2:02 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Wednesday, 3 June 2015
Palestinian Authority leader makes statement likely to overjoy Israeli nationalists during meeting with Jordanian soccer head in Amman. Arutz Sheva:
Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas has described Jordanian and Palestinian Arabs as "one people living in two states," during a meeting with ...Read More...
Posted on 06/03/2015 1:58 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Wednesday, 3 June 2015
Daniel Greenfield writes:
Who could have predicted that electing a Dinkins aide whose only calling card was viral videos made by his obnoxious son and junkie daughter running on a 70s platform of class warfare, racial tensions and empowering criminals would backfire?
As his first month as police ...Read More...
Posted on 06/03/2015 7:59 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Tuesday, 2 June 2015
Dr. Salim Mansur
University of Western Ontario
May 28, 2015
Topic: Division 2 of Part 3 of Bill C-59 (Passport Revocation)
Mr. Chairman and Members of the Standing Committee:
I want to begin with thanking you for inviting ...Read More...
Posted on 06/02/2015 10:48 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Saturday, 30 May 2015
And let's not forget they fund Hamas too. Forbes:
With FIFA in the eye of the storm, it’s been easy to overlook the role of Qatar in arousing the latest round of suspicion regarding the World Cup and corruption in global soccer. Over the past several years, the government of Qatar has been involved ...Read More...
Posted on 05/30/2015 10:38 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
An interview with John Alembillah Azumah, the author of "The Legacy of Arab-Islam in Africa".
Posted on 05/27/2015 6:23 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
The Palestinian Authority (PA) has taken around £130million in foreign aid from the Department for International Development over the past five years.
The public cash is being used to help it fund its estimated £84million annual wage bill for convicted terrorists locked up in Israel, according to ...Read More...
Posted on 05/27/2015 2:13 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Tuesday, 26 May 2015
Ruth Wisse writes in Mosaic:
“I never dreamed that it could come to this!”
In February, a Jewish college student was hospitalized after being punched in the face at a pro-Palestinian demonstration on a campus in upstate New York. His family has insisted on maintaining the boy’s privacy, but other ...Read More...
Posted on 05/26/2015 12:31 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Monday, 25 May 2015
BBC: A Turkish woman who has been taking part in a talent show on national TV has been shot in the head while rehearsing at home, Turkish media say.
Mutlu Kaya, 19, was in a critical condition after being shot in Diyarbakir province early on Monday.
Diyarbakir is a conservative region in south-east ...Read More...
Posted on 05/25/2015 5:24 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield