Here are the Blogs in the NER category.
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Saturday, 29 November 2014
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by Jerry Gordon (December 2014) The New Anti-Semitism by Phyllis Chesler Gefen Publishing House (November 20, 2014) 408 pages Antisemitism is like a bad penny. It keeps turning up in different forms, whether in ancient Christian or Islamic doctrines, medieval blood libel or notorious forgeries ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2014 9:22 AM by NER
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Saturday, 29 November 2014
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by Michael Flood (December 2014) A crowded airport departure lounge in the American Midwest in mid-December, 7:00 pm. The arrivals and departure screens show nothing but delays and cancellations. Outside the windows a blizzard blows, creating whiteout conditions. Sitting at a Starbucks near Gate ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2014 9:19 AM by NER
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Saturday, 29 November 2014
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by Moshe Dann (December 2014) There is nothing more devastating than being betrayed by one's family and friends. Even love, though it can help to forgive, cannot erase the memory of such cruelty. Betrayal lingers like a curse, haunting its way into consciousness, injecting its poison of despair ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2014 9:12 AM by NER
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Saturday, 29 November 2014
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by David P. Gontar (December 2014)   - "from the heart's abundance speaks the tongue" -  King Edward III Arguably the first literary employment of a 'Freudian slip' occurs in Shakespeare's The Reign of King Edward III. The early part of this largely unrecognized play is concerned with protagonist ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2014 9:09 AM by NER
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Saturday, 29 November 2014
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by Richard Butrick (December 2014) Beheadings? How utterly un-Islamic. How utterly un-representative of any faith and least of all Islam. The White House, upon the beheading of Peter Kassig, issued a statement which included the following: ISIL’s actions represent no faith, least of all the ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2014 9:05 AM by NER
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Saturday, 29 November 2014
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by Ankur Betageri (December 2014) Secularists in India think that by being silent about the horrendous practices in Islam they are protecting Muslims and ‘minority interests.’ This explains their deafening silence over the recent case of a young Muslim woman in Muzzafarnagar who, on being raped ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2014 9:00 AM by NER
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Saturday, 29 November 2014
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by G. Murphy Donovan (December 2014)   Internet journalism could be the ideal public forum. Anybody with a computer can write, read, or comment on what is written. Disqus.com now captures commentary, authors, and content links. The feedback loops on the internet make print journalism, in contrast, ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2014 8:55 AM by NER
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Saturday, 29 November 2014
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by Norman Berdichevsky (December 2014) Many observers of the Israeli scene are convinced that the extreme views of the elected Arab Knesset members are a true measure of the community’s rejection of any accommodation of living peacefully and harmoniously with the Jewish majority. To do so is a ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2014 8:52 AM by NER
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Saturday, 29 November 2014
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by Louis René Beres (December 2014) "Blessed be your quality weapons, the wheels of your cars, your axes and kitchen knives, because they are being used according to Allah's will. We are the soldiers of Allah."  - Sultan Abu Al-Einein, Abbas Senior Advisor and Member, Fatah Central Committee, ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2014 8:48 AM by NER
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Saturday, 29 November 2014
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by David Wemyss (December 2014) How serious is the problem of cultural Marxism - the supposition that the right has won the economic argument but that the left has won the cultural one - and perhaps even that the economic one should be resumed? What kind of problem is it? Or - in an arcane twist ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2014 8:43 AM by NER
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Saturday, 29 November 2014
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by Theodore Dalrymple (December 2014) There are booksellers – quite a few, actually – who specialise in books about crime, both true and fictional. Among the categories they use is that of classic crime, a rather odd designation when you come to think of it: for when something is called classic ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2014 8:40 AM by NER
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Saturday, 29 November 2014
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by Conrad Black (December 2014) As the First World War was grinding to its conclusion in 1918, there was severe anti-conscription rioting in Quebec City starting on March 29, which the municipal police ignored, and which included the destruction of the registrar’s office. Four thousand troops were ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2014 8:37 AM by NER
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Saturday, 29 November 2014
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a review by Rebecca Bynum (December 2014) Christmas in the Koran: Luxenberg, Syriac, and the Near Eastern and Judeo-Christian Background of Islam Edited by Ibn Warraq Prometheus Books, August 2014 With this volume, Ibn Warraq has succeeded in proving beyond a shadow of a doubt that the Koran ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2014 8:32 AM by NER
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Saturday, 29 November 2014
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by Theodore Dalrymple (December 2014) There are two types of men: those who divide men into two types of men, and those who don’t. But just as there is an infinite number of ways of dividing a sphere into two, so (because of Man’s infinite variety) there are an infinite number of ways of dividing ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2014 8:28 AM by NER
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Monday, 3 November 2014
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Guilherme Kramer and Keith Simmonds of France have both completed the October crossword correctly. Guilherme will recieve a copy of Moshe Dann's book, As Far As The Eye Can See. Keith received his copy for his win last month. Congratulations to you both! ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/03/2014 7:03 AM by NER
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Saturday, 1 November 2014
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by Louis René Beres (November 2014) Credo quia absurdum. "I believe because it is absurd." Every day, it seems, brings the latest in a seemingly endless national stream of incomprehensible mayhem and mass killing. Almost always, the shootings, bombings, or stabbings are the work of more-or-less ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/01/2014 4:02 PM by NER
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Friday, 31 October 2014
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by Louis René Beres (November 2014) Routinely, in these United States, elections are praised as plausible evidence of democracy, and hailed, simultaneously, as a tangible source of hope and restoration. But if such plainly redemptive reasoning were actually correct, the state of our democratic ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2014 2:18 PM by NER
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Friday, 31 October 2014
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by Arnapurna Rath (November 2014) The moss-laden walls of the ancient home in a village lost in folklore, wait to crumble into the dusts of history.  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2014 8:47 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 October 2014
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Translated from the Hungarian & edited by Thomas Ország-Land (November 2014) I. Hanged: A Sketch   He held a fiddle in his left, a goose brought down, its long limp neck hung black in death – and to this day I sense its silenced vocal cords.  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2014 8:42 AM by NER
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Friday, 31 October 2014
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by Bibhu Padhi (November 2014) The bass strain of your voice reminds me of my past, my dark inheritances,  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2014 8:37 AM by NER
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