August 17, 2014 in Union Square.
The rally was the first ever to feature together defenders of Israel and representatives of other populations victimized by Islamic jihadists.
Pastor Matthew Singh is a spokesman for Christians United for Israel.
In Tripoli, roaming bands of armed Salafis—Muslims who seek to follow the example of Islam’s prophet as literally as possible—went door to door of the city’s jewelry stores, ordering the owners to stop selling any crosses or Christian icons. “Immediately thereafter,” report Arabic media, “the store owners collected all the crosses and Christian icons and delivered them […]
Hamas-linked CAIR wants Americans to read the Qur’an. Over at PJ Media, I explain why I think that is a great idea. Nihad Awad of the Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has claimed that “research has shown that anti-Islam prejudice goes down when people interact with ordinary Muslims and have greater knowledge of Islam.” […]
“Why aren’t the moderate Muslims doing more to stop the extremists in their midst? Do they agree with their ideology and extremism? We saw hundreds of thousands of protesters on the streets against the abuses of the regime, so why are we not now seeing those thousands of protesters against what IS is doing?” Fair […]
Circumcision: “Circumcision is obligatory (for every male and female) (by cutting off the piece of skin on the glans of the penis of the male, but circumcision of the female is by cutting out the bazr ‘clitoris’ [this is called khufaadh ‘female circumcision’]).” — ‘Umdat al-Salik e4.3, translated by Mark Durie, The Third Choice, p. […]
“For me to have the Shahada flag, as it’s called, that’s a flag that I stand and live and die for and I don’t stand and live and die for the Australian flag.” So says Wissam Haddad. But Tony Abbott says: “My position is that everyone has got to be on Team Australia.” One of […]
Last November, Pope Francis wrote that “authentic Islam and the proper reading of the Koran are opposed to every form of violence.” Unfortunately for him and for the world at large, so many Muslims have misunderstood their own religion that now he is emphasizing that it is “licit to stop the unjust aggressor.” Pope Francis […]
The Huffington Post does not deign to mention the point of the rally, which was to support Israel and persecuted religious minorities. It doesn’t say anything about how this was the first rally of its kind: the first to bring together the disparate victims of jihad terror and Islamic supremacism, presenting a common front in […]