Monthly Archives: October 2002

Frightened and Deprived Palestinian Children

Imagine the political fallout if every schoolchild in London had missed a month's schooling last year because teachers could not get to classes. Think of the parental anguish and outrage if the Paris school...

UNICEF: Why is this Halloween Different from Any Other Halloween?

This year, UNICEF treats you with a new trick against Israel. We all remember UNICEF. That is the agency that provides little boxes for collection on Halloween in order that children around the world should...

And Who is Behind Tayoush?: the Senior Pundak & Senior Melchior

Following Israel's "Defensive Shield" operation against PLO strongholds that followed the Passover seder massacre in Netanya last April, Herbert Pundak, former chief editor of the Danish daily newspaper Politiken, and now a columnist for...

Interview with Israel Government Press Office Director Daniel Seaman

...Danny Seaman knows exactly why the State of Israel looks so bad on television screens around the world. "At the direct instruction of the Palestinian Authority," explains the director of the Government Press Office (GPO),...

Dennis Ross, Now the Head of the “Washington Institute for Near East Policy”, Speaks...

Berkeley, California, October 16th --- Dennis Ross, chief negotiator of the Oslo agreement came to the UC Berkeley campus today to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian crisis. Ross, who personally negotiated between Yasser Arafat and Ehud...

Syrian Foreign Ministry Summons US Ambassador in Damascus to Protest US Objections to Syrian/Russian...

October 14, 2002 The Syrian foreign ministry on Sunday morning summoned the US ambassador in Damascus and gave him an official protest on what was promoted by spokesmen by the US Department of State on...

When Will We Open Our Eyes and Stand Up as Jews

When I was asked to write an article on the Muslim Activism and anti-Semitism that I had encountered in the USA, specifically that with dangerous tone, I knew that it was an article that...

How an Innocuous Children Book Award Conference Became a Forum for Israel Bashing

The IBBY Jubilee Congress In Basel: You wouldn't believe it Last week I was honored to represent Israel at the International Congress on Children's Literature that took place in Basel, Switzerland, since my book "The...

Rabin’s Last Notes Discovered: Revelations of US Dictated Withdrawal from the Golan

Even now, two years after her death and seven years after he was assassinated, the apartment of Yitzhak and Leah Rabin still exists, preserved, kept up, furnished and appointed as though nothing had happened....

“Between Palestine and Hamastine”

"Our situation is firm, we are expecting an upheaval." This was the closing sentence of the latest report sent from Hamas headquarters in the territories to the headquarters in Syria. The strengthening of Hamas...