Daily Archives: September 22, 2006

Buffett Personally Visits His Israeli Investment

Buffett was a businessman who had never stepped foot in Israel, yet gave the Israeli economy an unexpected vote of confidence. The shrewd investor calculated the profitability and the potential of a leading Israeli enterprise, which led him to invest $4 billion to acquire 80 percent of the shares of the company.

Taking Time On Rosh Hashanah

One year ago this week, on the eve of Rosh Hashanah, President George W. Bush exuded a clear, unequivocal appreciation of and commitment to Israel. On that same occasion, President Bush called for a democratic state of Palestine to be created alongside Israel, as a way to foster peace in the Middle East.

Danger of “Democracy” in Palestine

The tradition of the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, which falls this year on both Saturday and Sunday, is for Jews to engage in reflection, prayer and in communal religious introspection. One year ago this...

Will Olmert Team Ignore the Quartet Double Cross – with US support?

"The Quartet welcomed the efforts of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to form a government of national unity, in the hope that the platform of such a government would reflect Quartet principles and allow for...

Egypt Goes Nuclear?

The regime of President Hosni Mubarak is now ready to acquire nuclear reactors. Indeed, the Egyptian Energy Ministry intends to discuss nuclear energy facilities and technology from a range of countries, including China and...