Daily Archives: November 24, 2006

Covering JFK’s Funeral: Four Decades Later

The first thoughts that hit me were that he was such a young guy, like a nice uncle who always had new ideas. My mind was racing, and I quickly wrote down my thoughts. How would we remember JFK? I remembered listening to him in sixth grade at his inauguration - "Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country." JFK had one message, to get involved.

Of clowns and Kassams

It's Thursday morning, and we're awakened at about the same hour we usually are this week by the sound of sirens, seemingly set to coincide with the time when all the children of Sderot...

Sderot; A Town Under Siege

The international outrage machine is ginned up again, and all but seven members of the U.N. General Assembly recently voted to condemn Israel for its military incursion into Gaza. The buzzword, recycled from Israel's...

Israel’s Failing Strategy

When PM Olmert, DM Peretz and COS Halutz snap back at their critics that the IDF is already doing everything it can to stop the Qassams from the Gaza Strip, there are some huge...

PERETZ’S DILEMMA: NOT GOING WELL IN SDEROT

These days, Amir Peretz is a sad man. Beaten. Perhaps I am misreading him, but it seems to me that the glint in his eye has gone out. Too many problems have overtaken him...

Commentary: A “Hudna” is not a Cease Fire

A mere two days ago I wrote about the possibility of a major Israeli military incursion into Gaza, the only way to stop the Kassams. And now? Now there is talk of a "ceasefire." But...