Here are the Blogs in the Geoffrey Clarfield
Sunday, 13 December 2015
Yesterday I received a telephone call from my friend, colleague and sometime writing partner, Professor Salim Mansur, with whom I have written op-eds for the Canadian National Post.
As a young man, when I looked at newspapers and magazines, I used to automatically assume that all the writers knew ...Read More...
Posted on 12/13/2015 6:15 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Tuesday, 8 December 2015
Phyllis Chesler writes in MEF:
Last week, the National Women's Studies Association membership voted to boycott Israel. The resolution reads, in part: "As feminist scholars, activists, teachers, and public intellectuals .?.?. we cannot overlook injustice and violence, including sexual and gender-based ...Read More...
Posted on 12/08/2015 6:12 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Thursday, 3 December 2015
Isi Leibler writes:
Sensitive to the despicable behavior by much of the world which denied haven to European Jews on the eve of the Holocaust, I react instinctively with compassion when I hear about the plight of refugees. I am personally sensitive to this issue, fortunate as an infant to have been ...Read More...
Posted on 12/03/2015 6:02 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Saturday, 28 November 2015
David L. Phillips writes in Global Research:
Allegations range from military cooperation and weapons transfers to logistical support, financial assistance, and the provision of medical services. It is also alleged that Turkey turned a blind eye to ISIS attacks against Kobani.
President Recep Tayyip ...Read More...
Posted on 11/28/2015 1:08 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Monday, 23 November 2015
Adam Kirsch writes in The Tablet:
Captivity, the newly translated novel by the Hungarian writer György Spiró, offers a good reminder not to judge a book by its cover. When I first saw this particular cover, with its black background, stark white typography, and surreally floating sculptured bust, ...Read More...
Posted on 11/23/2015 10:41 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Thursday, 12 November 2015
In communities throughout the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank, a surprising degree of luxury exists alongside the poverty. This study includes “A Photo Album of Palestinian Luxury in the West Bank,” offering a more complete picture of living standards there. The truth is that alongside the slums ...Read More...
Posted on 11/12/2015 3:09 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Tuesday, 10 November 2015
Posted on 11/10/2015 2:41 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Tuesday, 10 November 2015
Peter Wood wrties in the NAS journal:
Detroit Public Schools report 93 percent of eighth grade students are not proficient in reading and 96 percent are not proficient in math. Those are the results of the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) tests. NAEP tests are the gold standard ...Read More...
Posted on 11/10/2015 1:11 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Friday, 6 November 2015
The campaign to prevent Jewish topics to be discussed in colleges and universities is the first attack on the first amendment. If non Jews do not recognized this, they are blind to their constitutional responsibilities. Oren Gross writes at the Star Tribune.
On Tuesday, the University of Minnesota ...Read More...
Posted on 11/06/2015 9:49 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Friday, 30 October 2015
Dexter Van Zile writes:
Since the founding of the Jewish state in 1948, Evangelical Protestants in the United States have been regarded—with good reason—as Israel’s most reliable supporters. In 2008, Jody C. Baumgartner and a number of other researchers reported that Evangelicals are “more likely ...Read More...
Posted on 10/30/2015 12:56 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Sunday, 18 October 2015
Phil Greaves writes in Global Research:
A report from CNN’s Jake Tapper has reintroduced “Benghazi-Gate” to the US media spotlight. The report claims that “dozens” of CIA operatives were on the ground in Benghazi on the night of the attack, and the CIA is going to great lengths to suppress details ...Read More...
Posted on 10/18/2015 2:07 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Saturday, 17 October 2015
Selwyn Duke writes in the New American:
He’s a Muslim refugee living in Europe. And he has a warning:
Keep the Muslim “refugees” out of Europe.
He’s Dr. Mudar Zahran, a Jordanian Palestinian academic and a leader of the Jordanian Opposition Coalition who is currently living in the United Kingdom, ...Read More...
Posted on 10/17/2015 2:59 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Saturday, 17 October 2015
From the TSEC network:
Zunera Ishaq, the woman at the centre of the “niqab debate” in the Canadian election campaign, works for the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA). The ICNA has its annual conference in partnership with the Muslim American Society (MAS), an organization which has been listed ...Read More...
Posted on 10/17/2015 12:21 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Wednesday, 14 October 2015
Posted on 10/14/2015 12:29 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
Sunday, 11 October 2015
BERLIN – Israel’s government is in cahoots with Syrian President Bashar Assad. America wants to keep the Syrian civil war going for as long as possible. Russia is outmaneuvering the United States on the global stage.
Those are some of the viewpoints you’re likely to hear if you ...Read More...
Posted on 10/11/2015 3:33 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield