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Book Review: “Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation,” (review) by Matti Friedman (Washington Post)

By   /  June 25, 2017  /  books, friends/enemies, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 23, 2017 Matti Friedman is a journalist in Jerusalem and the author, most recently, of “Pumpkinflowers.” Click here to read review

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Book Review of Ibn Warraq’s “The Islam in Islamic Terrorism: The Importance of Beliefs, Ideas, and Ideology”, by Bruce Bawer (FPM)

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  books, History, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jun. 23, 2017 YES, IT IS ALL ABOUT ISLAM Ibn Warraq takes on the apologists’ lies. Click here to read review

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WHAT’S THE SECRET BEHIND THE AMAZON BESTSELLER ABOUT THE HISTORY OF THE PALESTINIANS? BYJOY BERNARD (J. Post)

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  books, History, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 21, 2017 Sometimes it’s really important not to judge a book by its cover. Click here for article

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Book Review: NONIE DARWISH’S “WHOLLY DIFFERENT” by Danusha V. Goska (FPM)

By   /  May 12, 2017  /  books, Human Rights, Islam, Must Read  /  No Comments

May 10, 2017 Nonie Darwish’s 2017 Regnery Faith book, Wholly Different: Why I Chose Biblical Values over Islamic Values, is a wide-ranging, reader-friendly view into the thinking of an Egyptian, Muslim woman who immigrated to America at age 30 and began to compare and contrast the values she was steeped in to those found in Judeo-Christian-influenced, Western […]

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New Ways of Responding to Extremist Islam by Giulio Meotti (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  April 10, 2017  /  books, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Apr. 10, 2017 “According to one estimate, 10−15 percent of the world’s Muslims are Islamists. Out of well over 1.6 billion, or 23 percent of the globe’s population, that implies more than 160 million individuals.” – Ayaan Hirsi Ali, in her new book, The Challenge of Dawa. That was Ronald Reagan’s major achievement in his […]

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Islam’s Most Eloquent Apostate…Interview re: her new book “The Challenge of Dawa,”, by TUNKU VARADARAJAN (WSJ)

By   /  April 9, 2017  /  books, friends/enemies, International, Islamic fundamentalism  /  No Comments

Apr. 7, 2017 She has just published a slim book that seeks to add a new four-letter word—dawa—to the West’s vocabulary. It describes the ceaseless, world-wide ideological campaign waged by Islamists as a complement to jihad. It is, she says, the greatest threat facing the West and “could well bring about the end of the […]

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Polish Historian’s Book on Killing of Jews Exposes Raw Nerve – Aron Heller (AP via Daily Alert)

By   /  March 17, 2017  /  anti-Semitism, books, Holocaust, International  /  No Comments

Mar. 17, 2017 Polish Historian’s Book on Killing of Jews Exposes Raw Nerve – Aron Heller Barbara Engelking, a prominent Polish historian, presented evidence Wednesday about Polish villagers’ widespread killing of Jews fleeing Nazis during World War II, in launching the English-language version of her 2011 book, Such a Beautiful Sunny Day, at Israel’s Yad […]

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Understanding the jihadi mind (I hope this column isn’t Islamophobic), by Barbara Kay (National Post)

By   /  March 16, 2017  /  books, Canada, dhimmitude, Human Rights, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism  /  No Comments

Mar. 14/15, 2017 M-103 is a motion before Parliament that seeks to condemn (undefined) “Islamophobia” as a phenomenon distinct from hatred directed at individual members of all minorities. M-103 rests its case for particularity on wording from a petition, E-411, stating Islamist jihadis “do not reflect in any way the values or the teachings of […]

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Manfred Gerstenfeld’s excellent book on antisemitism free to download (EoZ)

By   /  January 4, 2017  /  anti-Semitism, books  /  No Comments

Jan. 2, 2016 Over the summer Mrs. Elder and I had the opportunity to meet and interview Manfred Gerstenfeld, perhaps the leading expert on antisemitism today. His book The War of A Million Cuts is an incredible and frightening read. Of course I read articles all day about antisemitism but to see everything described thematically […]

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Buy this book: 150 Palestinian Tales (Review by Elder of Ziyon)

By   /  December 19, 2016  /  books, History, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Dec. 15, 2016 A few months ago I was asked permission by Likud Netherlands to use a graphic I once made for a book they were preparing called 150 Palestinian Tales. I of course gave them permission, asking to see the book when it was released (and translated to English.) I just received my copy, […]

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