Jews With and Without Guns

My brother-in-law David with his Glock.

When Karen and I were in Israel we were comforted by the presence everywhere of Jews with guns. Karen’s brother David, an accomplished lawyer, Rabbi and businessman, carries his Glock nearly everywhere.

David is a good man. Thus, he is a good man with a gun.

The reason he carries a gun—and is licensed to do so in the Jewish state—is because there are millions of bad men and women, IslamoNazis, who seek to kill every Jew in Israel, every Jew on the face of the earth.

The only defense against a bad man with a weapon—any weapon—is a good man with a weapon.

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Gun Rights Are Women’s Rights

The right to bear arms isn’t just a constitutional issue — it’s a women’s rights issue. Author and commentator Katie Pavlich explains why guns are the great equalizer between men and women.
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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

“Too many divorces for so small a town. But then you mustn’t forget that Hollywood is a hard place to be happy unless you’re so absorbed in your work that you haven’t time to get into mischief. I do believe what I say when I tell you that no married person should leave husband or wife alone in Hollywood. There’s too much temptation. Think of all the charming, intelligent people out there.”
– Dolores del Rio

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Seraphic Secret in Israel, 2017

Fearlessly, Karen makes her way through the Arab souk towards the Kotel.

Karen and I spent the last days of Succos in Israel. Mostly we stayed in Efrat with Karen’s brother David and his lovely family. But we did manage to spend one day in Jerusalem where we headed straight to the holy Kotel, the Western Wall, the remnants of the Second Temple.

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Roman Theater Uncovered at Base of Jerusalem’s Western Wall

Israel’s Antiquities Authority’s Tehillah Lieberman stands in an ancient Roman theater-like structure at the Western Wall tunnels in Jerusalem’s old city, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. Israeli archaeologists have announced the discovery of the first known Roman-era theater in Jerusalem’s Old City, a unique 1,800-year-old structure abutting the Western Wall that is believed to have been built during Roman Emperor Hadrian’s reign. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli archaeologists on Monday announced the discovery of the first known Roman-era theater in Jerusalem’s Old City, a unique structure around 1,800 years old that abuts the Western Wall and may have been built during Roman Emperor Hadrian’s reign.

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The “Anti-Hate” Group That Is a Hate Group

The Southern Poverty Law Center bills itself as a watchdog of hate groups. But is this just a cover for its true aims? Journalist and author Karl Zinsmeister explains. Donate today to PragerU! http://l.prageru.com/2eB2p0h

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

“Keaton had a great influence on me. A lot of his moves I intuitively copied in doing some numbers. I know I was thinking of him when I did a dance with a squeaky board and a newspaper. I didn’t look like him, but I often wish I did. He was a complete genius, and there was a lot of dance inherent in his movements.”
—Gene Kelly

Once again Friday Photos appears on Wednesday due to the last days of Sukkot which begin tonight and then run into Shabbat. Enjoy!

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Posted in Alfred Hitchcock, Betty Grable, Friday Fotos, Hollywood, Hollywood Still Photography, Jewish Holidays, Judaism, Movie Posters, Movies, Painting, Photography, Quotes, True Hollywood Confessions, Wisdom of Hollywood Screenwriters | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Responses

Gender Identity: Why All the Confusion?

Are male and female one and the same? Or are there real male-female differences rooted in biology? Ashley McGuire, author of “Sex Scandal: The Drive to Abolish Male and Female,” explains.

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

“Last night I was awake all night again. Sometimes I wonder what the nighttime is for. It almost doesn’t exist for me—it all seems like one long, long horrible day.”
—Marilyn Monroe, Letter to her psychiatrist, Dr. Ralph Greenson, 1961

No, you have not fallen into a time warp. It is Wednesday. So: why Friday Photos today? The celebration of Succos starts tonight and continues into Shabbat. And because Orthodox Jews (that’s us) do not use electronics during these holidays you get Friday Photos early. We hope you enjoy this edition.

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Evil on the Vegas Strip

And so here we are. Again.

The Las Vegas massacre is not, as the media habitually labels such incidents, a tragedy.

This is an atrocity.

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Undercover in Antifa

What happens when two guys infiltrate Antifa, live amongst them for weeks, and take part in their deeply rooted tactics of disruption and violence?

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

“Marilyn was a very calculating girl. She was never late on our set, I’ll tell you that. She was trying to get me to go to bed with her while she was trying to get Howard [Hawks, the director] to do the same thing! We both knew it and—I can speak only for myself—it turned me off. Completely.”
—Cary Grant via An Affair to Remember by Maureen Donaldson and William Royce
Marilyn Monroe and Cary Grant in a scene from Monkey Business, 1952.

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The Weak Link in the Iran Nuclear Deal

We seem to be preoccupied with a bunch of dimwit football players who hate America and insist on displaying contempt for the American flag.

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Prager U: Does Israel Discriminate Against Arabs?

Does Israel discriminate against Arabs? Is it today’s version of apartheid South Africa? Olga Meshoe, herself a South African whose family experienced apartheid, settles the question once and for all. Donate today to PragerU! http://l.prageru.com/2eB2p0h

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Early Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Because Rosh Hashanah begins tonight, then turns into Shabbat, and I do not blog on Jewish holidays, I am publishing Friday Photos early.

“I’ve always believed that acting is instinct to start with; you either have it or you don’t.” —Claudette Colbert

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Prager U: Are Some Cultures Better Than Others?

Are some cultures better than others? Or are all cultures and their values equal? Bestselling author Dinesh D’Souza, who was born in India and moved to America, explains.

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The Democrat Socialists of America

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks during an event to introduce the “Medicare for All Act of 2017” on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 13, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

At last, the Democrat party reveals its socialist core.

The only way to save Obamacare is through, you guessed it, socialism. You know like Cuba or Venezuela, where you have to bring your own sheets and aspirin to the government hospital

Bernie Sanders, who spent his honeymoon in the totalitarian Jew-hating Soviet Union, has come out for single payer health care.

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

“When I am spotted somewhere, it means that my characterizations haven’t covered up Eleanor Parker the person. I prefer it the other way around.”
—Eleanor Parker

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Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Understand George Orwell’s 1984

I have not read Hillary Clinton’s latest ghost-written tome in which she blames everyone but herself for her loss to President Trump.

But I have read a few quotes, and this one about Orwell’s classic novel 1984 actually made me laugh out loud.

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Prager U: If You Live in Freedom, Thank the British Empire

Was the British Empire a good or bad thing for the world? To put it another way, is freedom a good or bad thing for the world? Historian and author H.W. Crocker III explains why we may want to rethink the British Empire’s bad rap.

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