Monthly Archives: May 1997

Dr. Sa’di Al-Krunz Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC)

Dr. Sa'di Al-Krunz of Al Azar University is a Fatah representative from the Deir Al-Balah District in the Gaza Strip in the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC). IMRA interviewed Dr. Al-Krunz in English on May 19....

M.K. Ran Cohen’s Letter to Yassar Arafat

The following is IMRA's translation of the Hebrew letter sent by Meretz (Peace Now) M.K. Ran Cohen to Chairman Yasser Arafat. M.K. Cohen provided IMRA a copy of the original Hebrew letter. The Knesset MK Ran...

Shameless in Gaza

Gaza is the most conservative of Palestinian communities; its Islamist militants once set fire to a sea-front hotel, a restaurant and other such dens of iniquity. So imagine the pious horror at the opening of...

Escalation in the North

Iran, Syria, the HizbAllah and Palestinian terrorist organizations actively prepare for escalation in the strikes against Israel. The terrorist strikes from Lebanon may be used by Syrian President Hafiz al-Assad to attrite Israel and...

Arafat’s Policies Disastrous

Editor's note: Edward Said, who lives in New York and teaches at Coumbia University is among the most well known Palestinian personalities alive. Said's books and essays are now banned by the "Palestinian Authority"...

A Program That Could Be Applied Anywhere in Israel to Reduce Speed, Death and...

a. Introduction The Center for Driver Research and Injury Prevention operated a five month project for speed control and injury reduction in the Israeli resort town of Netanya between March and July 1996. The project...

Fighting Speed … and Apathy of Israel’s Ministry of Transportation

Speaking before a concerned audience at the Beit Agron Press Center on May 6, 1997, Dr. Eli Richter, a board member of the Center for Driver Research and Injury Prevention, condemned the number of...

Watching Palestine Authority TV

Itamar Marcus does not recognize the Yasser Arafat that most Israelis know from their television sets. As the head of the Palestine Media Review, a relatively new nonprofit media outfit that monitors the official...

Eisenhower Regretted That He Pushed For Sinai Withdarwal

When President Bill Clinton won his second term, Rowland Evans and Robert Novak joined forces to put out a column urging him to follow the example of President Dwight Eisenhower to "stand up to...

Stone Throwing is Peaceful

IMRA interviewed Marwan Barghouti, Secretary General of Fatah in the West Bank, in English: IMRA: The English translation we have of the Fatah decisions from the March 23rd meeting includes a "call on the masses...