Monthly Archives: August 2006

Commentary: Olmert’s Refusal to Establish a Commission of Inquiry and Other issues at hand

Prime Minister Olmert angered many members of Knesset across the political spectrum -- including some within his coalition -- when he declined, earlier this week, to set up a full inquiry regarding the war...

Hezbollah Leader Has Surprised Many With Latest Comments

The Hezbollah leader, who has his own political problems, helped the Israeli prime minister and his government more than any strategic adviser. From now on, until the next elections, Amir Peretz and Olmert can repeatedly state to the public what they learned about "who won the war" by means of Nasrallah's resounding remorse.

Text: UN Sec’y Gen. Annan declines to condemn Iran’s calls to destroy Israel during...

Dr. Aaron Lerner - IMRA: UN Secretary General Kofi Annan was asked how he can visit with the President of Iran given that he has called openly and repeatedly for the destruction of Israel....

Hizbullah’s Apology?

Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah has surprised almost every pundit in Israel by admitting that "he made a mistake by not estimating Israel's forceful response to the kidnapping of two soldiers on the northern border". Danny...

Olmert To Create Panels To Investigate Handling Of Conflict

Also:

  • Hezbollah Speaks
  • New Corruption Charges Leveled At Olmert
  • Annan Comments
  • Rocket Response
  • Hezbollah's "Underground City" Blown Up

Egypt Fears Islamic Insurgency

The regime of President Hosni Mubarak has been concerned that Hizbullah's war against Israel could spark efforts by the Islamic opposition to establish a military force. Western diplomatic sources said the Mubarak regime has been...

Northern Samaria Taken Over by Islamic Jihad

Israel has assessed that an Iranian-sponsored insurgency group has taken over the northern West Bank. The Israel Security Agency has determined that Islamic Jihad has imposed control over large parts of the northern West Bank....

Figs On Rosh Hodesh, Or

And so it came to be. On Rosh Hodesh Elul, we will sit with our family in our garden for Shabbat dinner, fulfilling the prophecies of old, that foresaw a time when we would all sit in peace under our fig trees and appreciate the peace of mind that the land of Israel can at times provide.

Olmert, Nasrallah, and more

Well, first it was the issue of a suspected bribe that Olmert and his wife took -- conveyed by way of an apartment sold to them at $500,000 less than market value. And now...

Olmert Forms Blue Ribbon Panels to Look Into Mishandling of War and Faces Attacks...

Following pressure from all sides of Israel's political spectrum, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert appeared in Israel's northern city of Haifa, which had been hit by 400 of the more than 4000 missiles fired...