Monthly Archives: June 1997

A Conversation with Jonathan Pollard

Federal Correctional Institute, Butner, NC. Last Friday (March 21, 1997) a little after one o'clock in the afternoon, the side door of the visiting room at the prison opened, and through it walked prisoner number...

The Ayatollahs allowed Drug traffic as a Weapon Against Israel

The special religious edict to distribute hard drugs as an ideological weapon in the war against Israel and the west probably originated in Iran. The Goal: to destabilize society and hit the youth. According...

An Ugly Distortion of Justice

It is 1985. You are a young American Jew of the post-Holocaust generation, employed in the US Naval Intelligence. Your loyalty to your country of birth has never been in question. But you are...

Thirty Years After Jerusalem is United Under Israel’s Rule, Servicing Jerusalem’s Arab Minority Comes...

June 1997 marked thirty years since the momentous six day war thrust Israel in control of both parts of the city of Jerusalem. That war followed a period of nineteen years, during which no Jew...

Questions to the Conservative Movement in Israel

I have been intimately connected to the dialogue that has tried to reach a compromise that will be satisfactory to all people involved. I have written in a previous issue of Israel Resource Review,...

Hanegbi Ducks Commitment Regarding Extradition

Minister of Justice Tzachi Hanegbi said in an interview published in Haaretz on January 22nd that "I plan soon to submit requests for the extradition of the murderers of Ita and Efraim Tzur and...

Violence Attributed to an Ethnic group: The Appropriate Response?

When violence is attributed to any ethnic group, whether they are traditional Orthodox Jews near the Western Wall in Jerusalem, a group of Blacks in an American city, or whatever group is identified with...

A Call for Palestinian Arab Participation in Jerusalem’s Political Process

Whenever we look into the matter of the voting of Arabs in Jerusalem municipal elections, I am always surprised anew and ask myself why most Arab residents of Jerusalem have refrained from exercising their...

U.S. Intelligence Training for the P.L.O.

Subject: Philadelphia's Finest and American intelligence Training for the Palestine Liberation Army Police Force There are times when a most clandestine or discrete intelligence operation is revealed quite by accident. This was the case of the...

Ehud Barak, Labor’s New Hero

In English, Lt. General (Res) Ehud Barak's last name means lightning. As Israel's highest ranking officer, the retired Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff broke into politics less than two years ago in the...