Daily Archives: January 16, 2007

Shalom Yuri – Eulogy for MK Yuri Shtern

Dr.Yuri Shtern, a member of the Knesset who came on Aliyah from the former USSR in 1981, died today at the young age of 58. I knew this man. Not as a politician. He came...

Palestinian Leader Has Some Harsh Words For Israel, U.S.

"Today more than any other day, we must hold fast to our Palestinian principles, and we will not accept a state with temporary borders," said Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, adding, "We will not give up one grain of [land] in Jerusalem." Referring to Palestinian refugees, Abbas said, "We send our greetings to our brothers in Jordan, in Syria, in Lebanon," adding, "our hearts and our hands are open to all Palestinians."