Kenyan Christians Fleeing Al Shabab [Video]

Kenyan Christians Fleeing Al Shabab [Video]

Terrorists from Al Shabab, an ISIS offshoot, are now attempting to terrorise Christian Kenyans into leaving areas of Kenya in which Christians are a minority. In so doing, they are shredding Kenya’s national identity along religious lines. Yet another country is face to face with radical Islam’s vision of world conquest. When will mainstream...

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Music of Yehuda Poliker [Videos]

Music of Yehuda Poliker [Videos]

  Yehuda Poliker is an Israeli musician who was born in 1950 in Kiryat Haim,  which a suburb of Haifa, in Northern Israel. His off stage name is Leonidas Polikar (Greek: Λεωνίδας Πολικάρης. His parents, who grew up in Salonika, were deported to Auschwitz and came to Israel after the war.   Ashes and...

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UN: Israel Is The Worst Violator of Human Rights In the World [Videos]

UN: Israel Is The Worst Violator of Human Rights In the World [Videos]

The United Nations has issued a report declaring Israel to be the worst violator of human rights in the world. And they are not joking. As a reality check we present some videos about human right issues in the region. UN Watch article  

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A Joyous Shavuot To My Dear Readers 5775

A Joyous Shavuot To My Dear Readers 5775

                    The following is an adaptation of an article that appeared last year before Shavuot. Candle  lighting, which is 18 minutes before sunset,  marks the onset of Shabbat parshat Bamidbar tonight at 7:54 PM in Brooklyn,N.Y. Chabad.org has a page on their web site which...

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Music From Grup Yorum of Turkey [Videos]

Music From Grup Yorum of Turkey [Videos]

Grup Yorum has been in existence in Turkey since 1985. Its orientation resembles that of Cancion Nueva, a Latin American movement in which indigenous musical style was infused with a leftist message. Members of the group have been imprisoned numerous times since the group was founded. Following are some recent songs from Grup Yorum.

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A Look At Micronations [Videos]

A Look At Micronations [Videos]

Micronations can roughly be defined as self-declared countries that are not recognised by any conventional countries. Some, such as the Principality of Sealand or the Hutt River Principality, control actual territory and have an actual population. Other micronations might only exist in an apartment or in the mind of a sole citizen. The following...

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Iraqi and Syrian Christians In Danger of Extinction In Their Homeland [Video]

Iraqi and Syrian Christians In Danger of Extinction In Their Homeland [Video]

At a time when Iraqi and Syrian Christians are facing persecution, murder and enslavement, the world is all but silent. Our generation will be judged by what we said and did to help those who were persecuted for their faith. What will we say? These videos feature Christians who were fortunate enough to escape...

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Pope Francis Misquoted About Mahmoud Abu Abbas [Video]

Pope Francis Misquoted About Mahmoud Abu Abbas [Video]

No less an authority than Breitbart News has declared that Pope Francis I was misquoted by the majority of the world media when he was reported to have called Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas an “angel of peace”. He had, however referred to The PA President in the past as “A man of peace”,...

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Corrections Officers Busted For Baltimore Looting

Corrections Officers Busted For Baltimore Looting

Are looters motivated by poverty, unemployment and despair, or do they just like free stuff?

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Dismantling Misconceptions About Jerusalem [Video]

Dismantling Misconceptions About Jerusalem [Video]

Do you ever hear about the Jews who were expelled from “Arab East Jerusalem” in 1948? Do you think that Jerusalem is really two cities? Misinformation is built into the very terminology used to discuss the city of Jerusalem. Following is a video that dispels these misconceptions.

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A Joyous Yom Yerushalayim [Videos]

A Joyous Yom Yerushalayim [Videos]

Today is the 48th anniversary of the liberation of Jerusalem in 1967. Prior to this, Jewish holy sites were systematically and maliciously desecrated, with Jewish tombstones used for urinals and the Western Wall turned into a slum. Under Israeli rule, all faiths and their religious sites are treated with respect, yet the world calls...

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Germany From 1945 to 1949 [Video]

Germany From 1945 to 1949 [Video]

After its defeat by the Allied powers 70 years ago, Germany has evolved into a society with democratic values that are worthy of comparison to other stable democracies such as the US, the UK and Canada. When we see how bleak the future of democracy looks in Iraq, and Afghanistan, this highlights the importance...

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Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers Parshat Behar – Bechukotai 5775

Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers Parshat Behar – Bechukotai 5775

The following article appeared two years ago on Globe Tribune. Info. With some adaptations, it is reprinted below.   This week, Parshat Behar – Bechukotai, candle lighting will be New York City at 7:48 PM, 18 minutes before sunset, when Shabbat begins. Of course, this time varies according to your location. Chabad.org offers a...

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Catholic Church Ready To Bless State of Palestine

Catholic Church Ready To Bless State of Palestine

The Vatican appears to be prepared to upgrade its diplomatic ties to the Palestinian Authority. Pope Francis I has qualified as the most trendy Pope ever in the history of the Catholic Church. He has supported the idea of global warming, bashed capitalism with mind numbing regularity and downplayed the opposition of the Catholic...

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Indoctrination In Universities [Video]

Indoctrination In Universities [Video]

Universities are billed as a “marketplace of ideas” in which ideas that might be new to students are made available to them. Today, there is a multitude of threats to free speech on many college campuses. The following documentary highlights this issue.

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Turkey’s Christian Minorities [Video]

Turkey’s Christian Minorities [Video]

Although Turkey is still a secular republic, Christians in Turkey still live at the margins of Turkish society. Greeks, Assyrians and Armenians, who were once an integral part of Ottoman Turkey, live on as shadow remnants of their former presence. In the following lecture, Professor Cengiz Aktar provides an update on the status and...

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Music From Maurice Medioni [Video]

Music From Maurice Medioni [Video]

Maurice Medioni was born in Algeria in 1928 to a family of musicians. He started playing piano at the age of 9 and picked up a multitude of musical styles from Arab, French and American musicians. Although he performed with Algerian musicians before Algerian independence in 1962, Medioni emigrated to France, where he was...

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George Bernard Shaw: Playwright, Social Critic, Nazi [Video]

George Bernard Shaw: Playwright, Social Critic, Nazi  [Video]

“George Bernard Shaw is widely known as a Fabian socialist and an accomplished playwright. Some of his quotes have the ring of truth to them, such as the following witticisms. “Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can’t sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can’t sleep with the...

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Fond Memories of John Pinette [Video]

Fond Memories of John Pinette [Video]

Being fat in America today is a special challenge with the emphasis on physical fitness and maintaining ideal weight.Especially when Mike Bloomberg was mayor, the issue of healthy foods and exercise was constantly discussed in the media. It got so bad for me that I felt defensive whenever a truck pulled in front of...

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70th Anniversary of VE Day Observed May 8 and 9

70th Anniversary of VE Day Observed May 8 and 9

Today May 8, the United States observes VE Day, which is the anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II. Most of Europe, most notably the former Soviet Union observes May 9 as the anniversary. At the precise moment of the German surrender, it was still May 8 in the United...

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Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers, Parshat Emor 5775

Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers, Parshat Emor 5775

The following is an edited version of a post that appeared on this site in 2014. Candle lighting this week is at 7:41 PM in Brooklyn, New York. Candle lighting time is 18 minutes before sunset, which marks the start of Shabbat. To find the local candle lighting time in your location you can...

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An Interview With a Descendant of Chinese Jews [Video]

An Interview With a Descendant of Chinese Jews [Video]

There was once a community of Chinese Jews centered around the city of Kaifeng, China. Lack of education and the efforts of missionaries resulted in the community disintegrating and melting into surrounding communities. There are, however people in China who maintain memories of their Jewish ancestry. Some of these people want to return to...

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Complete Ben Carson Campaign Presidential Announcement [Video]

Complete Ben Carson Campaign Presidential Announcement [Video]

One of the most promising candidates for President is Ben Carson, a neurosurgeon whose personal story was an inspiration to countless African American youth who were looking at their professional future. Now, the liberal media has decided that Carson’s conservative beliefs make him unfit as a role model. The Washington Post noted as follows....

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Metallica “Nothing Else Matters” A Cappella Version [Video]

Metallica “Nothing Else Matters” A Cappella Version [Video]

This a cappella version of “Nothing Else Matters” is from a Polish a cappella band known as Audiofeels.

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