Ending Western Indifference to Honor Killings

April 20 2018

While honor killings are not a uniquely Muslim phenomenon, and are certainly not common in many Muslim societies, the vast majority of those that take place in the West are perpetrated by Muslims. Phyllis Chesler, in her new book on the subject—excerpted here—seeks to explain what motivates this particular form of murder and assails those Westerners who have tried to distort its realities:

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More about: Islam, Politics & Current Affairs, Women in Islam

When Jews, and Jewish Institutions, Give Cover to Anti-Semites

June 22 2021

During the recent round of fighting between Israel and Hamas, a few left-wing members of Congress not only condemned the Jewish state, but repeated libelous claims about “attacks” on al-Aqsa mosque. Worse still, their rhetoric seemed to imply, in classic anti-Semitic fashion, that Israel is not just a particularly problematic country, but one somehow at the root of all the world’s other problems. Seth Mandel writes:

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More about: ADL, Anti-Semitism, Anti-Zionism, Chuck Schumer, Congress