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Daybreak: Wikileaks Comes for Israel

Plus, a Jewish American baby boom, and more in the news

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• Julian Assange said in an interview that Wikileaks will release thousands of documents related to Israel—particular the Dubai assassination and the second Lebanon war. [Al Jazeera]

• Despite earlier estimates that show a decline, the Jewish population of the US has actually increased 20% since 1990, says a new study. [Brandeis]

• A pair of alleged Torah thieves was arrested in Jerusalem. [JPost]

• Rahm is officially in the race for Chicago mayor. “The candidate in 2009 and 2010 did not abandon his status as a resident of Chicago, and so remained a resident of Chicago,” wrote the hearing officer. [NYT]

• Settlements in the West Bank are experiencing a building boom [NYT]

• Israel is making some strange friends in Europe. [NYT]

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Hershel (Heshy) Ginsburg says:

Correction:

Wikileaks Comes for Jerusalem

(both literally and figuratively)

hg

Judaism (well, Orthodox Judaism) is the fastest growing religion in the United States. The youngest average age for communities in the entire country is led by Kiryas Joel and Lakewood. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/09/nyregion/09census.html

In the Middle East, the Jewish population of Israel is growing by leaps and bounds. And that’s even before we bring up what’s happening in Jordan. In 1967, Jerusalem, and the West and East Banks of the Jordan were Jew-free in accordance with the left-wing, genocidal, apartheid teachings of Mohammed (piss upon him). Today, Jordan is on track to be majority Jewish by 2030.

The “demographic threat” is a mirage.

Dan, Did you just suggest that Tel Aviv is the capital of Israel? Would you mind explaining why you would think to do something so obviously untrue and, let’s face it, troubling on many levels?

Shame on you Barry for spreading hate.

Dan Klein says:

LB, gotta admit–just complete brain fart. Thanks for noting. Fixed in a second.

Thanks man. Enjoy the break.

spreading hate? Of who? Of Mohammed? That’s okay – read the Quran and history. Mohammed and his followers are quite worthy of hatred.

Barry,If you really want to know who teaches hatred Read what the Talmud teaches the Jews about the christians; Babha Kama (113a)states. A JEW MAY LIE AND PERJURE HIMSELF TO CONDEMN A CHRISTIAN In Iore Dea (158, 1) it says:. A SICK CHRISTIAN MUST NOT BE AIDED A CHRISTIAN WOMAN IN CHILDBIRTH MUST NOT BE HELPED there are many more laws such as a baby may be killed if it is concidered that the child may grow up and harm a Jew. I think the above explains the why the Jews behave the way they do

There is a new Barbie doll on the market – Power Ranger Barbie . . . with karate-chop action; complete with the ridiculous outfit

Some people see the cup as half empty. Some people see the cup as half full. I see the cup as too large.

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