Thursday, September 20, 2018

The “NEW” Jerusalem Post

It is particularly difficult to critique that which a newspaper does not cover or that which the paper chooses to relegate to the back pages The new Jerusalem Post, now under the editorship of David...

Does Rhetoric Replace Policy?

On the evening before the long-planned March 17 meeting with his counterpart in the Palestine Authority, PA justice minister Abu Medein, Israel Minister of Justice Tzachi HaNegbi talked tough, declaring to a cheering Likud...

Official Complaints Filed to US Ambasssador Martin Indyk

Joyce Boim, an American-Israeli citizen residing in Jerusalem, has filed an official complaint with US Ambassador Martin Indyk, following her meeting with Israel Minister of Justice Tzachi HaNegbi. Mrs Boim had requested that HaNegbi...

The Media vs. Tenenbaum

My friend is facing the trial of his life. His trial is not in front of any judge, tribunal or legally mandated court. It's in the electronic soundbites and newspaper headlines where he is...

From Al-Makassed Islamic Charitable Society Jerusalem

The board of directors of Makassed Islamic Charitable Society (MICS) would like to call the attention to the serious developments which have recently taken place at MAKASSED HOSPITAL in Jerusalem. A committee led by Dr....

P.A. Agrees to Transfer Burned Boy to Hadassah

The Palestinian Authority has finally agreed to transfer to Hadassah-University Hospital's pediatric intensive care unit a four-and-a-half-year-old Bethlehem boy in critical condition, with burns suffered in an accident over a week ago. Before the boy's...

The Palestine Authority & the Death of a Prisoner

Last week , the Palestinian paramilitary police arrested three people charged with direct involvement in the death of Yousef Baba , 32, who died as a result of torture during interrogation in a Palestinian...

Background on Har Homa

The decision to develop Har Homa has caused a furor among Palestinian leaders, who charge that by unilaterally deciding to build in East Jerusalem the government is endangering the peace process. David Myr also...

The “Kill and Run” Precedent of the New Israeli-Palestinian Accord

On January 14, 1997, at 12:00 noon, as the Israeli cabinet gathered in Jerusalem to begin its deliberations on the approval of the Oslo accords, something else occurred in Ramat Dania, a neighborhood that is only walking distance from the Israeli Knesset.

Spending Shabbat with the Homeless in Jerusalem

A few weeks ago, instead of having the usual assortment of guests around our table, my family and I chose to spend Shabbat with a special Jerusalem couple who serve the homeless and the hungry. For our family, this was a unique experience, rich with unforgettable details, while for the unfortunate people with whom we shared our meals, this was a way of life.