Monthly Archives: November 2004

Group claims Hamas raising funds in Canada

The Islamic terrorist group Hamas has resumed fundraising in Canada through a front organization that offers charitable tax receipts to donors, an activist group stated earlier this week. The International Relief Fund for the Afflicted...

The Palestinian Authority After Arafat

With Arafat out of the picture, the only difference between Arafat and his followers is that his successors wear business suits. Each PLO official who runs the Palestinian Authority maintains a clear record who continues...

Canadian Charity Linked to Illegal Terrorist Organization

The Canadian Coalition for Democracies (CCD), Stockwell Day (Official Opposition Critic, Foreign Affairs), and David Bedein (Bureau Chief for the Israel Resource News Agency) released a report connecting the International Relief Fund for the...

Open Letter from ZOA to Knesset Members

In an appeal to Israeli Knesset Members in advance of next week's vote on the Gaza retreat plan, the Zionist Organization of America has reminded them that there is no evidence the United States...

A Text Analysis of the Palestinian State Constitution

I. Introduction A. Why a Palestinian State Constitution More than anything else, the Palestinian State Constitution represents the attempt to present to the world the face of a modern Palestinian state. The constitution is meant to...

To show Palestinians Respect – Expect Compliance

If British Prime Minister Tony Blair wants me and my family here in Israel to risk our lives in "confidence building gestures" to the Palestinian leadership he should look elsewhere. We are not dying...

The Christian-Jewish Alliance Behind Bush’s Victory

Bush's victory over Kerry, an especially sweet victory of the forces of light, has rekindled an old complaint against the strange alliance of interests between the religious Right in the US and the religious...

When the United Jewish Communities tried to Bequeathe the Isaiah Award for Peace to...

As the United Jewish Communities convenes in its annual General Assembly, days after Yasser Arafat's death, I am still awaiting an expression of gratitude for saving the august organization from a terrible embarrassment In October,...

Why the People of Katif Do Not Want to Accept “Legal Compensation”

My cousin's daughter, a Tel Aviv lawyer, called last night. "Be realistic" she said. "You know that you are going to be expelled from Gush Katif. So get yourself a lawyer and start negotiating...

What was it like to cover Arafat and to speak with him?

Here is a short news story that says it all: On November 28, 1996, Thanksgiving eve in the US, I covered a delegation of 10 Israeli residents from Judea and Samaria who met with Yasser...