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Monthly Archives: May 2007

Sderot under attack

We visited Sderot yesterday. Leaving Nitzan we gave a lift to a Gush Katif student learning in the Sderot Hesder Yeshiva combining Torah studies and army service. "How are you holding on?" I asked. "Okay. It's...

Repackaging Ehud Barak: Shades of Nixon?

In the Israel Labor Party primary held on Monday, Ehud Barak led the field of candidates to head the Israel Labor Party, to become Labor's leading candidate for the next Prime Minister- assuming that...

Al-Qaida Infiltrates Sunni Areas Of Iraq

In a May 25 briefing, Kilcullen, based in Iraq, outlined al-Qaida's methods. He said al-Qaida relies on intimidation of Sunni communities and attacks on neighboring Shiite areas to ensure a cycle of violence.

Repackaging Ehud Barak Shades of Nixon?

Barak ran a campaign by taking no stands on issues, with his PR people repeating over and over that "there is a new Barak" - not the Barak who was voted out of office in a special election in February 2001 - after only 17 months of office.

Bedein: Israeli Airstrike Kills Hamas Military Leader

--Imad Shabana, a senior commander in Hamas's Izzedin Kassam military wing, died late on Saturday after being targeted by a low flying Israel Air Force fighter-jet as he was walking through Gaza City--Missiles Fired From Apartment Buildings Expected To Cause Massive Casualties--Arab NPO?To Recruit Volunteers To National Service

Ya’alon: Disengagement cause of Lebanon war

Former IDF Chief of Staff Moshe Ya'alon said he sees a clear connection between last summer's disengagement, the escalating situation in southern Israel and the Second Lebanon war. "Forty years after the Six Day War,...

A New Contract

"Your people are my people and your G-d is my G-d," said Ruth the Moabite to Naomi her mother-in-law, and she joined the Jewish people, and "Boaz redeemed her and she begat Obed and...

Remarks by U.S. Security Coordinator LTG Keith Dayton

In response to a question about Israel's security raised by subcommittee ranking member Mike Pence (R-Indiana), Dayton assured the members, "Nothing we do to strengthen the Palestinian's security capability will be targeted against Israel......

Inside the Palestinian Refugee war in the UNRWA camps in Lebanon

In the last several days world attention has been drawn to the Nahr al Bared UNRWA refugee camp in northern Lebanon, where Lebanese Armed Forces have entered and are doing battle in order to...

How will Israel cope with expected Arab civilian deaths?

Missiles from Gaza are now being fired from populated areas in Gaza. The Sderot Media Center filmed a missile fired from the roof top of an apartment building in Gaza which can be seen in...