PalNazis Laughing Their Heads Off at Biden

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden visited Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah on March 10, hoping to persuade Abbas to issue a "condemnation" of the wave of terror attacks against Israelis. The next day, Abbas's Fatah party invited Palestinians to commemorate the 38th anniversary of the "martyrdom" of Dalal Al-Mughrabi. Al-Mughrabi was a Fatah member who participated in the 1978 Coastal Road massacre in Israel, in which 38 civilians were killed, including 13 children.

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden visited Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah on March 10, hoping to persuade Abbas to issue a “condemnation” of the wave of terror attacks against Israelis. The next day, Abbas’s Fatah party invited Palestinians to commemorate the 38th anniversary of the “martyrdom” of Dalal Al-Mughrabi. Al-Mughrabi was a Fatah member who participated in the 1978 Coastal Road massacre in Israel, in which 38 civilians were killed, including 13 children.

by Khaled Abu Toameh

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden visited Ramallah last week, and Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas and his top officials are laughing their heads off.

Why not laugh? Biden arrived in the region hoping to persuade the Palestinian leaders to issue a “condemnation” of the reign of terror, which they continue to describe as a “popular and peaceful uprising.” This in itself reeks of gallows humor.

But what Biden got was even funnier, from the point of view of Abbas and his friends.

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions, Spitting Image

“One of the most idolized beauties of the century, Brigitte Bardot was famous for a lot of things. But besides her full lips, winged eye liner and curvy body we adored her for her voluminous blonde hair and the mod way she styled it. We’ve always wondered what was the secret behind her texturedfront pieces, so when our favorite Oribe hairstylist Adam Livermore dished on an industry secret we couldn’t wait to tell you! Apparently, Oribe himself had been doing a lot of research on the famous starlet when he uncovered a disturbing yet witty detail about her hair regime – she used spit. Yes, that is right. This French beauty used her own saliva to style her hair on the reg. She apparently applied spit to the longer pieces of hair that frame her head. She would then twirl them and pull them back tight behind her ear where she would then let them dry and pull them out to reveal the unmistakable signature curl. Clever? Perhaps, but we still recommend a styling cream to achieve almost the same effect.” —Amanda Elser

“One of the most idolized beauties of the century, Brigitte Bardot was famous for a lot of things. But besides her full lips, winged eye liner and curvy body we adored her for her voluminous blonde hair and the mod way she styled it. We’ve always wondered what was the secret behind her texturedfront pieces, so when our favorite Oribe hairstylist Adam Livermore dished on an industry secret we couldn’t wait to tell you!
Apparently, Oribe himself had been doing a lot of research on the famous starlet when he uncovered a disturbing yet witty detail about her hair regime – she used spit. Yes, that is right. This French beauty used her own saliva to style her hair on the reg. She apparently applied spit to the longer pieces of hair that frame her head. She would then twirl them and pull them back tight behind her ear where she would then let them dry and pull them out to reveal the unmistakable signature curl.
Clever? Perhaps, but we still recommend a styling cream to achieve almost the same effect.” —Amanda Elser

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Fatah Celebrates Murder of American Tourist

Taylor Force, an American veteran and graduate of West Point, was murdered by islamoNazis. His murderer is being celebrated by by the IslamoNazis who occupy territory in the Jewish state.

Taylor Force, a West Point graduate who served multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, was murdered by Arab Muslims in Israel. His murderers are being celebrated by Jew-haters who call themselves Palestinians. But they are, quite simply, IslamoNazis, no different than ISIS.

It has been a particularly ghastly week in Israel.

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Three Notable Films from Australia on Netflix, Yiddish in the Outback

David Lyons and Emma Booth in Swerve.

David Lyons and Emma Booth in Swerve.

One of the joys of Netflix is their vast library of international films that get no theatrical distribution in America. Seraphic Secret goes through periods of screening, including but not limited to, South Korean, British, Chinese, Scandinavian, Japanese, Bollywood, and most recently, Australian movies.

Aussie films have a peculiar charm that will have you calling your friends mate, and, if you are so inclined, hoisting endless glasses of beer. You will also feel compelled to have a cuppa, cup of tea. But do not, I repeat, do not under any circumstances enter an Australian bakery and order a golliwog.

Another charm of Australian cinema is the, um, Yiddish.

Yup, a common exclamation in Australia is (according to subtitles) “Oi”, equivalent to, “Hey!”, but which, to this Jewish screenwriter, sounds remarkably like “Oy”, shorthand for “Woe is me.”

Loopy linguistics aside, here are three films from Down Under that are outstanding and available via Netflix streaming.

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Farewell to Nancy Reagan, A Love Story

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions, How to be Beautiful

She did not overdress. She was rather subdued in what she wore. She had this air of the princess. When you’ve got it, you don’t need much.” - Hubert de Givenchy on Audrey Hepburn

“She did not overdress. She was rather subdued in what she wore. She had this air of the princess. When you’ve got it, you don’t need much.”
– Hubert de Givenchy on Audrey Hepburn

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Book Review: For the Love of Wine

Alice Feiring, my natural cousin.

My cousin, author Alice Feiring.

As most of my readers know, Seraphic Secret does not drink. Not wine, nor any type of liquor.

That’s because alcohol, even the smallest amount, is a sure-fire trigger for a migraine.

So, you ask, why is Seraphic Secret reviewing a book dedicated to wine? Well, it’s simple, the author of this elegant and fascinating volume, an odyssey though the wine culture of Georgia (the republic, not the American state) is my first cousin with whom I grew up in Brooklyn. I love and admire my cousin Alice.

Besides, Alice’s book is not just about wine. Like any good movie or novel, there is plot and then there is the all important subtext. Alice writes about wine—natural wine, and the people who cultivate, produce and consume it—but what she’s really writing about is the importance of family and tradition.

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Ben Shapiro to Deliver 2016 Ariel Avrech Memorial Lecture

Ariel’s high school graduation picture from Yeshiva Gedolah, Los Angeles, June 1998.

Ariel’s high school graduation picture from Yeshiva Gedolah, Los Angeles, June 1998.

You are all invited to The Thirteenth Annual Ariel Avrech ZT’L Memorial Lecture that will take place Sunday, May 22, 2016, at 10 AM, followed by brunch.

For those unable to attend the lecture will be posted here at Seraphic Secret.

Karen and I are delighted to announce that our friend Ben Shapiro will deliver this year’s lecture, “How You Can Save Israel.”

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The Farce of Iranian Elections

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Here are three articles that counter the Obama-Kerry fiction that the Iranian, ahem, elections, prove that America’s appeasement to a nuclear Iran have moderated the IslamoNazis.

In fact, the deal has strengthened the IslamoNazis of Iran.

Moderation, Tehran Style – WSJ Editorial

The Iran nuclear deal’s cheerleaders are proclaiming Friday’s election results as a triumph for the Islamic Republic’s “moderate” and “reformist” factions. Some moderates. Consider Mostafa Kavakebian. The General Secretary of Iran’s Democratic Party, Mr. Kavakebian is projected to enter the Majlis as a member for Tehran. In a 2008 speech he said: “The people who currently reside in Israel aren’t humans.” Another moderate is Kazem Jalali, who previously served as spokesman for the National Security and Foreign Affairs Committee of the Majlis and is projected to have won a seat. In 2011 Mr. Jalali said his committee “demands the harshest punishment” – meaning the death penalty – for Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi, the two leaders of the pro-democracy Green Movement who are still under house arrest. The political reality in Iran is that the Ayatollahs, backed by the Revolutionary Guards, remain firmly in control. (Wall Street Journal)

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions, How to be Beautiful

Greta Garbo’s dramatic eye make-up was the inspiration for many a Hollywood starlet – including Marilyn Monroe – and not without good reason. To create the look, she would apply a super-thin layer of petroleum jelly over the eyelids, cover with neutral skin-toned powder all the way up to the brow line and blend a dark shade into the crease for a theatrical, deep-set appearance. She’d also line the upper lid with eyeliner made from a blend of petroleum and charcoal pigment, and finish with mascara.

Greta Garbo’s dramatic eye make-up was an inspiration to many of her female fans. To create the look, she would apply a thin layer of petroleum jelly over her eyelids, cover with neutral skin-toned powder all the way up to the brow line and blend a dark shade into the crease for a deep-set appearance. She’d also line her upper lid with eyeliner made from a blend of petroleum and charcoal pigment, and finish with mascara.

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Obama’s Nuclear Deal: Iran Pledges Cash for Murdering Jews

The husband and daughters of Dafna Meir, 38, mourn during her funeral at a cemetery in Jerusalem January 18, 2016. Meir, a female resident of of Otniel, was stabbed to death in her home on Sunday when an IslamoNazi broke into her house and attacked her with a knife. She died courageously defending her children.

The husband and daughters of Dafna Meir, 38, mourn during her funeral at a cemetery in Jerusalem January 18, 2016. Meir was stabbed to death in her home on Sunday when an IslamoNazi broke into her house and attacked her. Dafna Meir died defending her children.

Obama and the Democrat Socialist Party are responsible for the world of Jewish blood that will flow because of the lifting of sanctions.

As reported by Jonathan Tobin in Commentary:

In recent weeks, publications like the New York Times have been reporting about post-nuclear deal Iran and speculating about which sector of its society will benefit the most from the cash windfall that will result from the end of international sanctions on Tehran. The short answer to that question is that very little of the billions that will flow into Iran will find its way to ordinary citizens. Instead, most of it will wind up in the coffers of the government, its Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps and the companies that terror group and the regime control.

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Books On My Night Table

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Opening sentences:

Ian Kershaw’s To Hell and Back: Europe 1914–1949: “Europe’s twentieth century was a century of war.”

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Obama’s New IslamoNazi Citizens

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Barack Obama lectured about Guantanamo Bay this morning as if it were Auschwitz.

He pulled every dishonest gimmick in the community organizer’s playbook to characterize Gitmo as some sort of original sin against the Constitution and American values.

As if Obama cared about the Constitution. As if he would recognize an American value if it hit him in the face.

It was classic Obama, which is to say left-wing nutjobbery.

Half of what Obama said was lies, and the other half was not true.

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Republicans Reject PC Language and Monarchy

Melania Trump

Melania Trump

I have a few thoughts to share after South Carolina.

I have been trying to understand the Trump phenomenon since his ascent. Those who support him tell me two things: “He tells it like it is” and “He’s strong.”

When I probe further it becomes clear that people are responding to his blunt, unrehearsed language, statements that have not been focus-tested. In short, Trump’s language is anti-PC. He says things that are outrageous. But their very outrageousness places them outside of the accepted PC word usage.

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions, Self-Portraits, Early Selfies

“Never get caught acting.” —Lillian Gish

“Never get caught acting.”
—Lillian Gish

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British SAS Uses Israeli Dan .338 Sniper Rifle to Decapitate IslamoNazi

The Israeli made Dan .338 sniper rifle was used by the British SAS sniper to put down the IslamoNazi.

The Israeli made Dan .338 sniper rifle was used by the British SAS sniper to put down the IslamoNazi.

I don’t know about you, but here at Seraphic Secret we desperately need some good news. Watching the Democrat Socialist Party of America is a bit like observing the Bolsheviks and Mensheviks maneuvering for supremacy.

And then there are the Republicans, who should easily win the next election, but are busily engaged in what can only be described as a circular firing squad.

In any case, there is some good news.

A British SAS sniper used the most excellent Israeli Dan .338 sniper rifle to decapitate an IslamoNazi who was giving a class in—drum roll, please—beheading.

Poetic justice.

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In 2016 Vote As If Your Life Depends On It — Because it Does

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H/T Bookworm Room

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IslamoNazi Advice: How to Properly Beat Your Wife

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PA Television is subsidized by American tax dollars.

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Israel: With Friends Like Obama…

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Not only have Barack Obama and the Democrat party become supporters of the Iranian IslamoNazis, but now Obama is trying to force Israel to buy weapon systems that it does not want — systems that would, in effect, allow America to control the software needed for Israel’s defense.

This is foreign policy through the lens of Jeremiah Wright’s poisonous Jew-hatred.

Caroline Glick explains how Obama and the Democrat Socialist party are a mortal threat to Israel’s existence.

This week Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told government ministers that he may wait for the next US president before signing a new military assistance deal with America. Israel’s current military assistance package is set to expire in 2018 and the new package is supposed to include supplemental aid to compensate Israel for President Barack Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran. But to date, the administration has rejected Israel’s requests for additional systems it could use to defend against Iran attacks.

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

“There are many things in your heart you can never tell to another person. They are you, your private joys and sorrows, and you can never tell them. You cheapen yourself, the inside of yourself, when you tell them.” —Greta Garbo

“There are many things in your heart you can never tell to another person. They are you, your private joys and sorrows, and you can never tell them. You cheapen yourself, the inside of yourself, when you tell them.”
—Greta Garbo

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