Monthly Archives: May 2002

Mofaz: “Scope of Terror Attacks Due to Increase”

"We cannot go back to the situation that existed before seder night. If the security measures don't work, we may have to carry out a deeper and broader operation," said Chief of Staff Lt....

The PA Condemnation Scam

Israeli television and radio reported Thursday morning that the Palestinian Authority had strongly condemned the terror attack on sidewalk mall in the Israeli city of Rishon Le-Tziyyon, killing two and wounding more than 40. But...

The Right of Return: Through Conjugal Negotiatons

Ibrahim Idris was born in 1967, the year the city of his birth, Nablus, was conquered. In 1994, when the Palestinian Authority returned to the territories, Idris made a significant change in his life:...

Dr. Newman’s Settlement Myths

Dr. David Newman, writing in the New York Times on May 21, "How the Settlements Grew", gives credence to the myths concerning Israel's Jewish communities in Judea, Samaria and Gaza. Dr. Newman mistakenly states that...

Taking Exception: Stop Blaming Europe

It came as more than a shock to open The Post over breakfast on a brief visit to the American capital last week, and to read in the column of a respected conservative journalist...

One Settler’s Response to David Newman’s Much Abridged History of Jewish Settlements

This is one "settler's" impromptu responses to David Newman's piece on "How the Settler Suburbs Grew" (New York Times, 21 May 2002). I am a resident of Alon Shevut in Gush Etzion, a "settlement," really...

How the Settler Suburbs Grew

Beer Sheva, Israel - There is nothing that causes as much heated debate in Israel as the future of the settlements in the West Bank and Gaza. It is now clear to most Israelis...

The Continuing Peres Center Scandal in Norway: A Look at Norwegian Media Coverage

5/15/02: "However, Dagbladet has learned that Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik is backing Mr Petersen's efforts to 'clear up' the situation. This could mean public hearings involving the questioning of former Foreign...

Speech of Arafat in front of the Palestinian National Council: May 15, 2002

In the name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate. We will, without doubt, help our messengers and those who believe, both in this world's life and on the Day when the witnesses will stand...

How Can the White House Describe Arafat’s Speech as “Positive”?

The White House today said that Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat's speech today in Ramallah was "positive". In the speech Arafat set the rules for the continuing war against Israel -"We have announced in the...