cig_control February 18, 2019

The Hon. Nancy Pelosi The Speaker of the House of Representatives United States Capitol Washington, DC 20515 Dear Madam Speaker, We are writing to you to express our profound, even frightened concern and, indeed, our pained astonishment that you have decided to appoint newly-elected legislator, Representative Ihlan Omar, to the House Foreign Affairs Committee. We […]

cig_control February 16, 2019

Editor’s note: A powerful statement that needs to be seriously considered by all Americans has been issued by Rabbi Aryeh Spero, spokesman for the National Conference on Jewish Affairs and a prolific contributor to American Thinker. “It is becoming more obvious by the day–even by the tweet-hour–that newly elected Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is anti-Semitic and […]

cig_control February 14, 2019

WASHINGTON — Representative Ilhan Omar, who has been battling charges of anti-Semitism for weeks, apologized on Monday for insinuating that American support for Israel is fueled by money from a pro-Israel lobbying group — a comment that drew swift and unqualified condemnation from fellow Democrats, including Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The mea culpa by Ms. Omar, […]

cig_control February 14, 2019

Book by Nordhoff Publishers also omits ill treatment of Jews at hands of Arab rulers throughout history JTA — A Dutch publisher that previously created school textbooks accusing Israelis of ethnic cleansing has released a new volume omitting Jerusalem’s significance to Jews. The omission occurred in a textbook about social issues titled “Plein M” by […]

cig_control February 14, 2019

Like so many works in this genre, a new 350-page graphic treatment of Theodor Herzl is cartoonish in every sense of the word. Four decades after Art Spiegelman began publishing a comic-strip serial about the Holocaust, later released in book form as Maus, the exploration of serious subjects by means of cartoon panels and word […]

cig_control February 13, 2019

CLICK FOR FACEBOOK EVENT Please attend this JDL vigil for Ori Ansbacher. The murderer of Ori Ansbacher, HY”D arrested by IDF in Ramallah. In a swift operation, Israeli security forces on Friday identified the murderer of Ori Ansbacher, the 19 year-old Orthodox Jewish student who was found murdered in the Ein Ya’el forest in Jerusalem. […]

cig_control February 13, 2019

Israel’s Shin Bet domestic security agency confirmed on Sunday that the rape and murder of an Israeli teenager late last week is being officially treated as an act of terror. According to Israel’s Channel 2, the brutal killing of Ori Ansbacher, 19, was committed for nationalistic reasons. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the Ansbacher […]

cig_control February 13, 2019

My father was a combat photographer in World War II, who filmed our frontline troops in Europe from Omaha Beach through the liberation of Paris and the Battle of the Bulge to Berlin in ruins. He also filmed the liberation of Dachau, an experience so painful he never spoke about it to me until the […]

cig_control February 9, 2019

The Middle East Forum hosted experts, officials and over 100 attendees on February 6 in Washington, D.C. for a first-of-its-kind conference examining whether Qatar is a U.S. ally or global menace. (Click here for conference videos.) “It’s not too much of an open question,” said MEF president Daniel Pipes, noting the #QatarTheMenace Twitter hashtag. “The […]