Pregnant Palestinian Woman and Child Killed in Israeli Airstrike As Tensions Escalate

Tensions escalated across Israel and Palestine Sunday as a pregnant Palestinian woman and her child were killed in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian officials said. Elsewhere, the New York Times reports, according to Israel’s internal security service, Shin Bet, a Palestinian woman killed herself and… »10/11/15 1:30pm10/11/15 1:30pm


Right-Wing Blogger: Kayla Mueller Was a 'Bitch' Who Deserved to Die

On Tuesday, the White House confirmed that Kayla Jean Mueller, a 26-year-old American woman kidnapped outside a Syrian hospital in 2013, died while being held captive by ISIS. According to media reports, her parents have been provided with at least three photographs of her corpse. So now, naturally, is the time for… »2/11/15 4:00pm2/11/15 4:00pm

Horribly Misguided Pro-Israel Art Casts Princess Jasmine As a Terrorist

What would happen if your favorite Disney characters were redrawn to resemble terrorists out to kill jews? Well, if you haven't had your daily dose of outrage yet, you're going to need to sit down for this "art" which casts "Princess Yasmine" and Aladdin as terrorists and Family Guy characters as poor defenseless… »7/30/14 8:30pm7/30/14 8:30pm

It Took Two Whole Days for a Random Muslim to Get Assaulted in Boston

A Palestinian woman said she was assaulted while taking a late morning stroll with her baby daughter and friend by a man who accused her of being a terrorist. We thought someone would've been publicly attacked and berated for secretly planning the Boston Marathon bombings within hours of the explosions, but nope —… »4/18/13 1:45pm4/18/13 1:45pm

Daring Sperm Smugglers in Palestine Brave Israeli Jails, Implausibility to Get Pregnant

People try to sneak lots of miscellaneous contraband into prison, but how often do they try to sneak things that aren't people out of prison? Almost never, probably because the whole point of prison is that it doesn't have anything that anyone wants, except, in the case of Israeli prisons holding Palestinian… »2/24/13 5:00pm2/24/13 5:00pm

Alice Walker Refuses to Let The Color Purple Be Published in Israel

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker has taken the very unusual step of making a public case for why she's refusing to let an Israeli publisher release her famous novel The Color Purple in Hebrew. Her choice is raising some eyebrows since her decision is motivated by her belief that Israel is an "apartheid"… »6/20/12 12:25pm6/20/12 12:25pm

Meet the Speed Sisters, Palestinian Race Car Drivers Intent on Winning

Pictured above is Noor Daoud. She was born in Texas, likes fast cars, but also was on an Olympic swim team and on the Palestinian national soccer team. Right now, though, she's focused on racing Formula 3. According to reports, Daoud is the first Palestinian, male or female, to participate in and win an Israeli race.… »1/13/12 3:00pm1/13/12 3:00pm