Declaration Of Independence

Governor Jonathan Trumbull

Dies in Lebanon, Connecticut<p><b>On this day in 1785, Jonathan Trumbull, governor of both the colony and state of Connecticut, dies in Lebanon,</b> …

Family Business

The Nation-State bill: Yes or no?

We seem to have become a country on strike.<p>Special committee to pass the Basic Law: Israel, the Nation-State of the Jewish People committee chairman …

Israel

40 Rare and Fascinating Early Film Stills From 1910s Silent Movies

A film still (sometimes called a publicity still or a production still) is a photograph taken on or off the set of a movie or television program …

Coney Island

Kosovo will not make any concession that further dilutes its independence | Financial Times

Valerie Hopkins, in “ Serbia and Kosovo edge towards border agreement and raise EU membership hopes for both” (August 15) implies, perhaps …

Europe

Alabama Planning to Restore ‘In God We Trust’ Motto in Public Schools

Officials in Alabama are seeking to restore the words “In God We Trust” in public schools, after state lawmakers passed a law back in February …

Conservative View

‘National Treasure’ Is The Perfect Movie If You’re Hungover

Pop quiz, hotshot!<p>You’re a professional historian and amateur treasure hunter who discovers that the former pal who left you for dead is going to …

Streaming

Knesset holds special session on controversial Israel nation state law

Israel's parliament held a special session on Wednesday to debate a controversial law passed last month declaring the country the nation state of the Jewish people.<p>Here are five questions and answers related to the law:<p><b>Why is the law controversial?</b><p>It has long been taken for granted by many that …

Israel

Knesset debates Nation-State Law: ‘Stop dividing us’

Livni accused Netanyahu of “dissolving the glue of Israeli society with his poisonous acid.”<p>><br>• ><p>Tzipi Livni at a Knesset debate on the Nation-State …

Israel

Stewart Praised Southern Secession

Virginia U.S. Senate candidate Corey Stewart (R) praised in a speech last year Virginia’s decision in 1861 to secede from the Union, putting it on …

Black History

Over 4,500 companies have abandoned Catalonia for other Spanish regions since the independence vote

4,558<p>Legislators in Catalonia elected Quim Torra, a staunch separatist, to lead the region on Monday (May 15). Catalonia had been without a president since a controversial and failed declaration of independence in October.<p>Published May 14, 2018 | Photo by Reuters/Ivan Alvarado<p>4,558<p>One of Torra’s …

Europe

Gwinnett, Hall and Walton counties will soon celebrate 200th birthday

Three Georgia counties will be celebrating their 200th anniversary this year and next.<p>Gwinnett, Hall and Walton counties were created in December …

War

Paul Housberg's glass installation featured at historic intersection in Charlotte, North Carolina

<b>CHARLOTTE, NC</b><b>.-</b> Architectural glass artist Paul Housberg has created a site-specific, permanent public art installation for 101 North Tryon, a newly …

Art

American values are still important. They should transcend political loyalties.

Is there such a thing as unifying American values anymore? From the variety of people who claim to have a lock on "real American values" and the …

Political Science

Thousands protest contentious Israel nation law in Tel Aviv

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Thousands of members of Israel's Druze minority and their Jewish supporters packed a central Tel Aviv square Saturday night …

Israel

Judge Andrew Napolitano: How the Courts Killed Natural Law

The Constitution represented a coup from the beginning, and it's a dead letter today. The Declaration of Independence, however, is a truly radical …

Law

Israeli Restoration

On July 9, Israel’s legislature passed “Basic Law: Israel as the Nation State of the Jewish People.” This act was greeted with widespread and …

Israel

Dig at ACLU overlooks vital role it plays in standing up for our rights

“The ACLU was formed . . . to represent those whose rights have been abrogated before the highest courts in the land.”

Rights & Freedoms

Will the 26th of July become the national Dutch Independence Day?

<i>Have you ever heard of the Dutch Independence Day? Or even better; the Dutch Declaration of Independence?</i><p>On the 26th of July 1581 the seven northern …

Europe

Israeli-Arab legislator resigns over Jewish nation bill

.<p>Labour lawmaker Zuhair Bahloul said he can no longer serve in a country that officially marginalises the 20% Arab minority he represents.<p>Mr Bahloul, …

Israel

Israeli-Arab lawmakers resigns over Jewish nation bill

An Israeli Arab lawmaker says he is resigning from parliament for "ideological reasons" to protest the recent passage of a controversial law …

Israel

Israeli-Arab lawmaker resigns over Jewish nation bill

JERUSALEM — An Israeli Arab lawmaker says he is resigning from parliament for “ideological reasons” to protest the recent passage of a controversial …

Israel

Ex-Catalan chief Puigdemont returns to Belgium from Germany

BRUSSELS — Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has returned to Belgium to drum up support for Catalonia’s separatist movement after Spain’s bid …

Europe

Supreme Court Ruling In For Marblehead: It's A Hard 'G'

The Board of Selectmen asked a Chief Justice to make sure gerrymandering - named after Marblehead's Elbridge Gerry - is pronounced …

James Madison

Ex-Catalan Chief Back in Belgium, Meets Successor

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has returned to Belgium to drum up support for Catalonia’s separatist movement after Spain’s bid to extradite …

Europe

Opposition leader Tzipi Livni meets with Druze community leader

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>X<p>Dear Reader,<br>As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, …

Israel

Princeton Seminar: Day 5

Our fearless leader Nate McAlister with a Dunlap broadside of the Declaration of Independence. Only 25 exist and Princeton’s Firestone Library has …

South Carolina

15 Nicolas Cage Memes To Remind You Who Our Supreme Overlord Is

All hail Nicolas Kim Coppola, AKA Nicolas Cage! These memes will make you want to steal the Declaration of Independence and pour a bucket of bees on …

Nicolas Cage

Switzerland struggling to bring Swiss IS fighters in Syria before its courts

The office of Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber has laid charges against the four Swiss citizens, who allegedly travelled to Syria to join IS …

Switzerland

This racist new law makes me ashamed to be Israeli | Daniel Barenboim

Is there any sense in ​​independence ​for one at the expense of the fundamental rights of the other?<p>I gave a speech at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, in 2004 in which I spoke about the declaration of independence of the state of Israel. I called it “a source of inspiration to believe in …

Israel

Why Israel Needs a Nation-State Law

To much fanfare and controversy, the Knesset last week passed a basic law—a law with de-facto constitutional status—declaring Israel “the …

Israel