FreeBeacon reports, "Newly hired New York Times columnist Alaa al Aswany’s “disturbing conspiracy thinking” about Israel played a role in World Affairs Journal’s decision to stop publishing his blog in 2012, according to sources at the magazine."
Continue reading: http://freebeacon.com/nyt-scribes-ex-editor-he-was-an-anti-israel-conspiracist/
Yesterday I caught an amazing article about Gershon Burd at Haaretz. Registered users can read it over here. Otherwise, it has been posted here, as well.
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach writes about the terror his family faced at the New Jersey Garden State Mall where his wife and daughter were shopping when a gunman started shooting.
I am calling my wife every few minutes. I am thinking to myself that America has
gone crazy. This past Friday night, for Shabbat dinner, the main point of
conversation of our guests was the terrible shooting in Los Angeles at LAX and
the other shootings that week at schools. Now, we’re at the center of it. Could
this really be happening?
In the wake of Knesset Member Avigdor Lieberman's acquittal, those close to him point to blessings he received from Rabbis. One person said that just this morning, shortly before the hearing, Lieberman sent a personal emissary to receive the blessing of Maran Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky who expressed, "Do not worry, everything will be okay."
Kikar Hashabat has a segulah for riches over here.