Modern Israel: Formed despite 'the cruelist odds'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_4739766" align="aligncenter" width="600"] (Image courtesy Pixabay)[/caption] On midnight, May 14, 1948, the state of Israel came into being and was immediately recognized by the United States and more…

University fights to keep secret Qatari funding

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Foreign governments frequently try to influence American policy and practice by endowing various programs at American universities. Saudi Arabia is well-known for handing out millions to sponsor studies more…

Christopher Columbus: Villain or hero?

by Bill Federer -- Muslim Turks conquered Constantinople on May 29, 1453. William Lawson Grant, Professor of Colonial History at Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, wrote in the introduction to "Voyages and Explorations" more…

2nd U.S. school district caught promoting Islam

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A legal team has dispatched a cease-and-desist letter to a school district in Washington state that promoted Islam through a Ramadan policy that provides special privileges for Muslim students. more…

8-year-old grilled about gender, parents sue school

by -NO AUTHOR- --   [caption id="attachment_4716020" align="aligncenter" width="600"] (Image courtesy Pixabay)[/caption] A school district in Oregon is being sued after a teacher repeatedly grilled an 8-year-old student about whether he thought more…

Students: Chick-fil-A is like porn, Hooters

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CAMPUSREFORM) — Students at California Polytechnic University are calling on the administration to kick Chick-fil-A off campus because of its owner’s political inclinations, with the senate vice chair more…

Anger more harmful to health than sadness

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (STUDYFINDS) — Being angry or being sad aren’t particularly ideal dispositions for sound mental health, but which is worse when it comes to physical health? A new study more…