Culture

Forum: Is It Time To Forget About The Holocaust?

Every Monday, the WoW! community and our invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum, short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture, or daily living. This week’s question: Is It Time To Forget about the Holocaust? Bookworm Room: Holocaust Memorial Day is a perfect example of [Read More]

Culture

Astronomer Johannes Kepler -“O, Almighty God, I am thinking Thy thoughts after Thee!”

American Minute by William Federer “O, Almighty God, I am thinking Thy thoughts after Thee!” wrote astronomer Johannes Kepler in The Harmonies of the World, 1619. Johannes Kepler was born DECEMBER 27, 1571. An attack of smallpox when he was four years old left Johannes Kepler with crippled hands and [Read More]

Celebrating Greatness

Famous Composers & Carols!

American Minute by William J. Federer Many famous composers wrote greatly loved Christmas music. In 1741, George Frideric Handel wrote his oratorio Messiah. In 1734, Johann Sebastian Bach wrote his Christmas Oratorio. Twenty years after composer Johann Sebastian Bach died, Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany, and baptized [Read More]

Culture

Thanksgiving And The Giving Of Thanks

Thanksgiving is upon us, our unique North American Holiday (yes, our Canadian friends celebrate it too, but on a different day a month earlier). Oh, I almost forgot. It’s also celebrated ( and properly so) as a national holiday in the Caribbean Republic of Grenada, every year on October 25. [Read More]

Israel

Mahmoud Abbas’s Lies On Israel And The Balfour Declaration, Debunked

As a ‘recognition’ of the centennial of the issuing of the Balfour Declaration (November 2nd, 1917) the notoriously anti-Israel UK Guardian decided to give Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas an op-ed entitled “Britain must atone for the Balfour declaration – and 100 years of suffering” (no link,but you can find it [Read More]

Israel

Anniversary Of A Miracle – Israel’s Victory In The Six Day War

Today is the anniversary of a modern miracle, the Israeli victory of the Six Day War, מלחמת ששת הימים, or Milhemet Sheshet Ha Yamim in Hebrew. It saw an outnumbered Israel beat back an attempt at destruction and genocide, reunite Jerusalem, bring the strategic Golan and the historic Jewish homelands [Read More]

Heroes

IDF Paratroopers Who Liberated Kotel In Jerusalem Return 50 Years Later

According to Israel’s Hebrew calendar, today marks the Jubilee celebration of Israel’s Six Day War and the liberation of Jerusalem. Take a good look at the three men standing there, along with Israel’s Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely, Dr. Yitzhak Yifat, Tzion Karasenti and Chaim Oshri. they took a tour [Read More]

Culture

Were Slaves Immigrants? The Truth Of The Matter

Dr. Ben Carson came under quite a bit of fire  last month for remarks he made calling slaves immigrants while speaking to Housing and Urban Development employees Monday about his vision for the department’s future: “That’s what America is about, a land of dreams and opportunity,” Carson said, speaking about [Read More]