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  • Aiding the Taliban is a crime
    Pakistan's problems became our's with threats aimed at America
    The horrendous killing of more than 100 children in Pakistan by one of the many Taliban tribes operating in the Government Administered Tribal area begs for American attention for a number of simple reasons.Taliban leaders have made threats...
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    We are not the hero in this story…
    "There are people in this world who deal only in extremes. It's naive to think that anything less than extreme measures will stop them." - Amanda Waller, ArrowCall it a fitting coincidence, call it good timing, but the Arrow episode,...
  • World responds to plight of Syrian refugees
    World rallying to feed Syrian war refugees
    Syrian war refugees faced devastating news earlier this month. Low funding meant the UN World Food Programme (WFP) had to cut their rations.The international community took decisive action and more than US $80 million has been raised in response....
  • Donation helps WFP feed war refugees
    WFP announces large donation from Saudi Arabia
    The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today announced a major donation from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud. The donation of US $104 million will feed refugees in the Middle East, Kenya and...
  • WFP launches campaign to feed Syrians
    WFP asks for your help to feed Syrian war refugees this month
    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is asking for your help to save 1.7 million Syrian war refugees from starvation. WFP has launched the 1 Dollar for Syrian Refugees campaign.Citizens are being asked to donate at least one dollar to the campaign,...
  • Winter and hunger facing displaced persons in Iraq
    Iraqis facing winter, hunger and ISIS
    The United Nations, in a new report, says that over two million Iraqis urgently need food and other humanitarian aid. These are war victims forced from their homes and towns by the terrorist group ISIS.Fighting between the government and ISIS...
  • Syrian refugees lose food program
    Low funds forces WFP to stop food for Syrian refugees
    Syrian refugees, who fled the civil war in their homeland, are now facing a hunger crisis. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) says they have run out of funds to feed them.As a result, WFP has suspended a food voucher program for 1.7 million...
  • War and hunger continue in Libya
    Hunger emergency grows in Libya
    The United Nations says the war in Libya is escalating. With this war comes a growing hunger crisis.Within the last month, fighting between rival militias in the eastern and southern parts of the country has displaced over 100,000 civilians....
  • WFP provides food to school children in Yemen
    Japan helps Yemen's school children
    Japan knows something about the importance of school meals for children. During its own rebuilding after World War II, Japanese children received food from the United States.One of the earliest projects of the U.S. Food for Peace program was...
  • Dr. Adelman addresses audience at Congregation Beth Judea in Long Grove
    Professor Jonathan Adelman offers hope during recent talk about Middle East situ
    The Jewish National Fund (JNF) recently held a lecture at Congregation Beth Judea in Long Grove, sponsored by five local congregations: The event was a joint program of Jewish National Fund and five congregations - Beth Am, Shir Hadash, Or Shalom,...
  • Rabbis killed in Israel
    Acts of violence and rejoicing the aftermath
    The long version of this story is wrapped up in the link from the New York Times. The news story is simple. Radical Palestinians hacked some rabbis to death before the attackers were shot and killed. It happened in Israel at the crossroads between...
  • Saudi husband's divorce causes stir.
    Saudi husband divorce: Groom unimpressed with unveiled bride in blind marriage
    It turned out to be the blind date from hell, and oneSaudi husbandis under fire for a sudden divorce from a woman he had just married. According to a Daily Mail report, the arranged marriage ceremony was the first time the groom saw his unveiled...
  • Teddy Bear Humanitarian Mission over Iraq
    Veterans Day and the gospel of food for hungry children
    As we celebrate this Veterans Day, let’s recall a recent U.S. military mission led by a teddy bear. When the Air Force was called upon to drop humanitarian supplies in Iraq, a soldier attached a teddy bear to the cargo.The bear was donated...
  • U.S. Air Force brings food to hungry Iraqis
    U.S. military airdrops food for Iraqi tribe
    The U.S. Air Force recently dropped 7,000 meals for the Iraqi Albu Nimr tribe. Located in the village of Zauiyat Albu Nimr, the tribe had come under assault by the ISIS terrorists. Over 300 were reportedly killed by ISIS after weeks of fighting...
  • Syrian Kurds battle ISIS
    Foreign policy front and center
    Foreign policy has been a large part of the Obama presidency. It was the Republican’s foreign policy that broke the bank. Invading Iraq was a huge mistake that had precipitous consequences.Barack Obama wanted to pull back from the Middle...