29 Aug 2014

The Boston Cult of Jewish/Muslim Dialogue

August 28, 2014By Ilya Feoktistov and Charles Jacobs Functional bias is the assumption that one’s particular skill is the most suitable skill for any problem. Jews are conflict avoiders. We prefer peaceful resolution through dialogue, and therefore want to believe that conflicts can be resolved in that manner. If that

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24 Oct 2012

Losing Our Community in Nashville

While claiming that it sees Islamic extremism as the biggest threat to World Jewry, the Anti-Defamation League very rarely addresses what ADL President Abraham Foxman has insisted is, “the highest priority for ADL.” Even as Jewish safety is increasingly deteriorating around the globe, a large chunk of the ADL’s press

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24 Oct 2012

The Anti-Defamation League’s Detroit Follies

While claiming that it sees Islamic extremism as the biggest threat to World Jewry, the Anti-Defamation League very rarely addresses what ADL President Abraham Foxman has insisted is, “the highest priority for ADL.” Even as Jewish safety is increasingly deteriorating around the globe, a large chunk of the ADL’s press

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24 Oct 2012

The Seventy Rabbis

On May 22nd, 2010, despite warnings from the Boston Jewish leadership about the extremist background of the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick visited the Islamic center and publicly embraced the extremist Imam Abdullah Faaruuq. Shortly after Patrick’s visit to the Islamic center, independent candidate for

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24 Oct 2012

Buffaloed in Buffalo

Rabbi Marc Schneier is a leading exponent of Jewish-Muslim dialogue. As founder of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, he described in Newsweek the successes of his second annual “Weekend of Twinning of Synagogues and Mosques.” This interfaith initiative brings together “100 synagogues and 100 mosques” for a weekend of interfaith

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18 Oct 2012

Where’s our leadership?

(This article was written by Americans for Peace and Tolerance President Dr. Charles Jacobs and was originally published in the Jewish Advocate on December 31, 2009.) We are a small people. We have multiple and powerful external enemies. Striving for Jewish political unity is our natural and rational impulse. Criticizing

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18 Oct 2012

See no Anti-Semitism, Hear no Anti-Semitism

Frontpage Interview’s guest today is Dr. Charles Jacobs, a columnist for the Boston Jewish Advocate who is concerned about the failure of leadership in America and in the Jewish community to deal with anti-Semitism. He has done a series exposing the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) for failing to deal with Islamic

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18 Oct 2012

Losing Our Community

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18 Oct 2012

New England Jewish Community Discussion on the Islamist Threat

For over five years, we have been trying to break the silence surrounding the controversial Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center run by Boston’s Muslim American Society (MAS) – a group that federal prosecutors call “the overt arm of the Muslim Brotherhood in America.” Boston’s mainstream media have been –

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18 Oct 2012

The Buffalo Interfaith Bluff

Rabbi Marc Schneier is a leading exponent of Jewish-Muslim dialogue. As founder of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, he recently described in Newsweek the successes of his second annual “Weekend of Twinning of Synagogues and Mosques.” This interfaith initiative brings together “100 synagogues and 100 mosques” for a weekend of interfaith programming.

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