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Monthly Archives: April 2007

IDF Chief: Gaza Incursion Inevitable While Syria, Hezbollah Represent A Threat

Had it not been for the fact that an investigation commission concerning the conduct of the war last summer is coming out today, IDF Chief of General Staff Lt.-Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi's appearance during yesterday's weekly cabinet meeting would have made banner headlines in Israel and abroad.

‘They Won’t Let Us Keep It’

In the 1940s, Rabbi Levine, known as the Rabbi of the Jewish underground who fought the British in Palestine, fervently supported the struggle of those who blew the ram's horn, also known as the Shofar, near the Western Wall, an act which was deemed illegal under the oppressive statutes of the British occupation.

Dilemmas Of Israel Military Operation In Gaza Discussed

The Israeli forces, including reserves, have trained and are positioned for the Gaza invasion. Yet as preparations near completion, top Israeli policymakers assess that the diplomatic damage that will occur as a result will not serve Israel's interests.

Sources: Olmert won’t respond because no Israelis killed

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert today decided against carrying out a large-scale offensive in the Gaza Strip in response to a massive Hamas rocket attack and attempted kidnapping yesterday because no Israelis were killed in...

Commetary: Post Independence Day Observations

Two pieces have come to my attention that I would like to share. The first is by Michael Freund, who, in "A Broom and a Flag," tells the story of Rabbi Avraham Yaakov, who...

Palestinian Authority (PA) Cheerleading Increasing Terror Attacks

Palestinian terrorists staged a massive series of rocket and mortar attacks along Israel's southern border in an apparent attempt to abduct another Israeli soldier, and Israeli army officers renewed their calls for a major...

Hamas Launches Missile Attacks On Israel’s Independence Day: World Surprises Israel And Recognizes Hamas...

The Palestinian-operated Ma'an news agency reported yesterday that Hamas, the ruling party in the Palestinian Authority, took responsibility for launching more than 80 missiles into the Israeli communities that border Gaza during Israel's Independence...

HIAS Calls for CNN to Fire Lou Dobbs After Comparisons to Nazis

The Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, which has helped more than 4.5 million people in its 125-year history, is calling for the dismissal of Lou Dobbs, the CNN personality, who on Monday suggested that immigrant...

An Opium Market Mystery

Something strange is going on in the global opium market, and it could spell trouble. Opium is a commodity -- an illegal commodity, but it should still be subject to the normal rules of supply...

Senior Editor of Israel TV Channel One comments on BBC Tendentiousness

I learned the name of a British citizen, one Steven Sugar, after following the battle that he is waging (on my behalf as well, as an Israeli citizen who seeks the good of his...