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Monthly Archives: July 2002

Eight Children without a Father: The Aftermath of the Murder of Rabbi Elimelech Shapiro

Yesterday, at the fresh grave of Rabbi Elimelech Shapira stood his wife Rivka, embracing her eight children: 17-year-old Reut; 15-year-old Ortal; Hadar, 13; Elyashiv, 11; Evyatar, 9; Hillel, 7; Zimrat, 5; and Hananel, 3....

Surviving Orphan of the Dickstein Family: “The Terrorist Looked Us in the Eye and...

"Where will we sit shiva"? "Where will we live?" "Who will be our adoptive parents?"; These difficult and heart-rending questions were asked yesterday by the nine surviving Dickstein children who lost their parents and their nine-year-old brother...

Three bodies, Nine Orphans

Three members of the Dickstein family who were killed in Friday's terror attack in the Hebron hills were laid to rest yesterday. The funeral cortege of Yossi and Hani Dickstein and their son Shuva-el...

Critique of Hansen Op-ed

Mr. Peter Hansen, the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief Works Agency, in a NYT op-ed on July 30, 2002, "Easing Palestine's Humanitarian Crisis", and in an IHT op-ed on July 31, 2002, correctly...

“Easing the Palestine’s Humanitarian Crisis”

A consensus has emerged in the Middle East, among people of otherwise widely divergent views, on one point: something must be done for ordinary families in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. They face...

Norwegian Labor Party Youth Movement (AUF) Demands that Ariel Sharon and Other Israeli Leaders...

The Norwegian Israel Center (NIS) is a voluntary politically independent documentation and resource center that works at promoting a more balanced view towards Israel, and therefore fights antisemitism. At the same time, we try...

New Museum To Honor 1.5 Million Jewish Soldiers Who Fought in WWII. Personal Accounts...

As the proprietors of a new museum that will honor the 1.5 million Jewish soldiers who fought in World War II in the armies of more than twenty allied nations and the Jewish brigade....

TV tapes of PA Awards Ceremony for the Families of Suicide Bombers

At a time when the tragedy of civilian casualties in the middle east is so widely discussed, and at a time when a good portion of world opinion and even Israeli public opinion has...

Accounts of Human Suffering Following the July 16, 2002 Emannuel Attack

Emmanuel Terror Attack Aftermath Yehudit Weinberg: "My baby's dead, but maybe he saved my life" Yediot Ahronot (p. 9) by Rivka Freilich -- "When we return home we'll try to expand the family despite everything that...

Placing a Population Under Curfew During a Tme of War

We hear of the great suffering of the Palestinian population under constant curfew. Residents of entire cities are stuck inside their houses most of the day, most of which are crowded, badly ventilated and...