Daily Archives: May 2, 2005

Statement from the Office of the Prime Minister of Israel Concerning the Allegation on...

Following the Revelations on the Israel Resource Review on April 30th, 2005 and May 1st, 2005 that the official Palestinian Authority media has been alleging that Israeli soldiers have been murdering women at checkpoints...

The Mixed Messages of the Palestinian Authority Media

The official Palestinian Authority (PA) media sent a series of mixed messages to the Palestinian audience today regarding continuing violence against Israeli targets. PA officials and the PA endorsed the "tahdiyya" - "cooling off period"...

CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE in the Context of the Current Policies of the Governernment of Israel

Jean Jacques Rousseau, one of the leading philosophers of the 18th century, was among those who laid the foundations for modern democracy. In his book, "The Social Contract," he warned of the danger in...

Israeli Position Renders Balfour Declaration Obsolete

Lawyers representing Israel in its bid to defend the vacuation/Compensation Law (the Disengagement Plan), negate the Balfour Declaration as a basis for Jews to settle in Judea, Samaria, and Gaza. The lawyers made their controversial...

Minister Sharansky’s Letter of Resignation

May 2, 2005 Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Office of the Prime Minister Jerusalem Dear Mr. Prime Minister, I am writing to inform you of my decision to resign as Minister of Diaspora Affairs and Jerusalem. As you know,...

Retreat from Gaza?

Since December 2003, Ariel Sharon has astonished friend and foe alike, embracing the very idea he opposed in the elections that confirmed him in power in January 2003. The idea is "unilateral disengagement," whereby Israel,...

Proposal for Palestinian Security Forces to Move Into Evacuated Homes

Settlements in northern Samaria that are to be evacuated would become camps for the Palestinian police, according to a proposal the IDF considered recently in light of the dilemma of what to do with...

Egypt Smuggles 600 Kalashnikov rifles to Terrorists

The Palestinians are making do without us. Current intelligence indicates that at least 600 Kalashnikov rifles were smuggled into Judea and Samaria in the past two weeks. The IDF and Border Police succeeded in partially...

100,000 Could Send Disengagement Back to Knesset

Incoming IDF Chief of Staff Major-General Dan Halutz met in Gush Katif last week with community leaders. Katif.net reports that during his exchange of comments with Avner Shimoni, the Gaza Coast Regional Council head, the...