Monthly Archives: June 2007

Common Enemies in Darfur & Iraq

The Janjawid in Darfur and the Arab/Islamist insurgency in Iraq something key in common: they are Muslims who make war on their Muslim brothers and sisters in spite of the example set by the earliest ummah of Muhammad. I'm no … Read More

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How We Love Now

“I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine.” The Song of Solomon makes it sound so simple—hot, even. But as Jewcy’s sex and dating coverage has amply proven over the past six months, love is never that straightforward. For … Read More

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Hamas Mouse Killed by Israeli Official

Take a lesson, Basque Goofy:  A Mickey Mouse lookalike who preached Islamic domination on a Hamas– affiliated children's television program was beaten to death in the show's final episode Friday. In the final skit, "Farfour" was killed by an actor … Read More

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Photo of the Day: No Parking

Police investigators cordon off the Mercedes filled with explosive material outside Tiger Tiger, a Piccadilly nightclub today. A devastating terror attack was thwarted by the perpetrators' incompetence. Londoners inconvenienced by otherwise ain't bovered.

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Realpolitik as a Digestif

I will hand it to those loyalists to Vladimir Putin who will at least cop to his being a strongman in the Great Russian Chauvinist tradition. When George W. Bush declared, after a visit with the ex-KGB premier in 2001, … Read More

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The Week in Jews

  IS THE RICH YANKEE JEW RUNNING? The News: NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg sheds his GOP label in what many speculate as a sign of presidential aspirations. The Chatter: If Bloomberg runs, he wins. [The Huffington Post] Right, a Jewish … Read More

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Dedicated To You

A Friday gift: the greatest Israeli band ever, Minimal Compact.  In this French language doc, listen especially for the track that comes in at about 4:24.   Below is the video for the gorgeous, contemplative 'Dedicated.'  You're welcome.  

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Ancient Joys and Paris Hilton

There's something complicated about the video below.  The media trend Mika Brzezinski is decrying doesn't thrive on those who say, 'Now this is what's really important.'  The Paris Hiltons, the American Idols, and reality television shows exist because the ridicule-and-failure-of-others-as-entertainment … Read More

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