Saturday, November 17, 2018

Iran Tag

Twenty (Jewish) Questions

13:31 08 March in Politics, Religion
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by Kelley Kidd Monday night, I sat in traffic in a taxi outside the Washington Convention Center as the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) gala (addressed by Benjamin Netanyahu) went on inside. Protest groups shouted out against a potential war in Iran.  My taxi driver,...

Roxana Saberi Released

11:41 11 May in Latest, Politics
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By Jeremy Gillick The New York Times is reporting that Roxana Saberi, the American journalist imprisoned in Iran since January on charges of spying, has been released. An Iranian-American journalist who was sentenced to eight years of jail on charges of spying for Washington was released Monday...

UN Racism Conference Starts Today–Ahmadinejad Accuses Israel of Genocide

14:41 20 April in Latest, Politics
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By Benjamin Schuman-Stoler [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="322" caption="European delegates walk out during Ahmadinejad's speech (via JTA)"][/caption] Well, it's not as if the United Nations Durban II conference against racism was ever going to avoid controversy. The primary storyline going into the conference was the contentious--if not by any...