There are potential connections to killings earlier this month, and the general sociocultural climate and the context of the current presidential campaign offer other possible explanations, but the French were left with a big tragedy and something of a mystery after three children and a rabbi were slain outside an Orthodox Jewish school in Toulouse on Monday.
This has not been excitable former CNN anchor Rick Sanchez's week Things went downhill for the newsman after he took a straight-up anti-Semitic shot at Jon Stewart, calling the "Daily Show" host a "bigot" and extrapolating wildly to make the (continued).
Clearly, several dozen delegates at the United Nations anti-racism conference in Geneva, Switzerland, disagreed with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's assessment of Israel as a "racist government" on Monday.
The liberal U. of Michigan historian and outspoken Bush administration critic is reportedly close to receiving a tenured teaching position at Yale University. But a group of conservatives, led by a Yale and a Harvard student, are trying to queer the deal by painting Cole as anti-Semitic. Glenn Greenwald has the goods; Jane Hamsher has more.
Weeks after a British magazine published a long article by two American professors titled "The Israel Lobby," the outrage continues to howl through mainstream U.S. media.