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Our Good Friends the Evangelicals

“The Air Force team was appointed to investigate the religious climate at the 4,300-student [Air Force Academy] in Colorado Springs, Colo., after hearing complaints that evangelical Christians wield so much influence at the school that anti-Semitism and other forms of…

And Then There Was One

The Scotman reports, The caretaker of Afghanistan’s only functioning synagogue — and the country’s second-to-last Jew — has died after years of bitter feuding with the only other survivor of a once-thriving community. Ishaq Levin, aged about 80, died, apparently…

No, This Isn't From The Onion

[Ed. — Looks like someone at the White House press corps decided to go for the jugular the other day.] Q: Scott, on the Middle East, many evangelical Christians are supporting right-wing Jews in Israel who want to rebuild the…

Gandhi’s grandson comes to Palestine

Ha’aretz reports that Arun Gandhi – the grandson of the leader of the Indian independence movement – is coming to Palestine to lead a new campaign for Palestinian independence using the Gandhian principles of non-violence. Full story at Ha’aretz. Click…

Has Zionism Hijacked Judaism?

At News From Babylon, author William Hughes speaks with Rabbi Yisroel Dovid Weiss of Neturei Karta outside the White House where a coalition calling itself “Jews United Against Zionism” protested Ariel Sharon’s visit. Rabbi Weiss — who wore a sign…