Daily Archives: December 24, 2004

Not a PR Ploy

This week, a few survivors of concentration camps who live in the Katif district of Gaza, which is scheduled for removal, decided to wear orange stars of David - reminiscent of the Holocaust-era yellow...

Police Prepare for Forced Evacuation

The Israel Police has begun to equip for the operation to evacuate settlements in the context of the disengagement plan. Police assessments as to the scope of violence expected to be encountered in the course...

Israel Should Not Have Any Expectations from Abu Mazen

There are no candidates running for Palestinian Authority chairman who stand any real chances of winning aside from Mahmoud Abbas, and it is no coincidence that he has kept as low a profile as...

Arafat’s Investments

December 22 (Bloomberg) -- In 35 years as Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat raised billions of dollars. He spent the fortune to wield power, to pay militants who attacked Israel and to invest in the...

“Order UNRWA to Fully Disclose Arafat’s Registration as an UNRWA Refugee”

64, avenue Marceau - 75008 Paris - Tel. 33 (0)1 47 23 76 37 Fax: 33 (0)1 47 20 84 01 E-mail: csweurope@compuserve.com Paris, 23 December 2004 On 17 November, the Simon Wiesenthal Centre wrote to Peter Hansen, the...

Is There a Potential Conflict of Interests between Shimon Peres and the Operations and...

At a time when Shimon Peres is once again mentioned as a candidate to return to a senior position in the Israeli government, the time has come for the Ethics Committee of the Knesset...

Sari Nusseibeh’s guile and Boston’s gullibility

On December 10, the Boston chapters of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), the American Jewish Committee (AJC) and the Boston Combined Jewish Philanthropies' Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) sponsored Sari Nusseibeh, the Chancellor of Jerusalem's...

Beware of the Gaza Trap

Is a Gaza withdrawal a good idea? Well it may be for the Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and for some of his close supporters, but it most certainly is not for the U.S. President...

Has the Israeli Government Been Using Holocaust Terminology to Promote Their Policies?

On the Fast Day of the Tenth of Tevet we collectively recall the siege of Jerusalem by the Romans to starve the Jews and to drive them out of the Land of Israel. Thousands of...