Former Virginia Tech professor Steven Salaita received a standing ovation from Middle East scholars and academics from around the world on Saturday afternoon.
JERUSALEM—The last time I saw Hossein Derakhshan, he was wearing an “I Love Teheran” T-shirt as he sat opposite me in a Jerusalem cafe. In that interview eight years ago, the 32-year-old Iranian exile (self-imposed), who is credited with introducing the blogging culture to Iran, described himself as a man with a mission.
The New York Times edited out all mentions of a statement made by secretary of state John Kerry that condemned Palestinian leaders for calling “days of rage” against Israel, and called the synagogue attack “an act of pure terror and senseless brutality and murder.”
German anti-Semitism grew sharply in the months following the Gaza conflict, Israel Hayom reports.
Israeli authorities seized on Thursday a weapons shipment bound for east Jerusalem, Israel Hayom reports.
Palestinian terror attacks and West Bank leaders’ perceived support for violence are drawing new calls for cutting U.S. aid to the Palestinians, and groups that have traditionally supported financial assistance may not intervene to stop the cuts.
In response to the gruesome axe murder of four worshippers, including three Americans, at a Jerusalem synagogue today, Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank erupted in spontaneous celebrations.