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Daily Archives: June 23, 2007

Why Does the UN Human Rights Council Single Out Israel?

The United Nations Human Rights Council concluded its year-long session last week by singling out one member state ­ Israel ­ for permanent indictment on the council agenda. This discriminatory treatment is not only prejudicial...

Will Bush Fund ‘Education For War’ Curriculum?

This week, President Bush, meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, announced that the U.S. government will renew funding for "humanitarian needs" of the Palestinian Authority, on the assumption, as Bush emphasized, that this...

Another Shabbat in Sderot: A Personal Note

This past Friday night, I went to pray at the 'Ohel Yitchak' Synagogue, in Sderot. A kassam rocket struck a direct hit on Ohel Yitchak exactly one month ago on May 17th. The attack -...

The Risks to Regional Security from International Forces in Gaza

Jerusalem Issue Brief Institute for Contemporary Affairs founded jointly at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs with the Wechsler Family Foundation Vol. 7, No. 5 24 June 2007 * With the total collapse of Fatah in...

Sderot Tenses for the Next Round

An Israeli TV crew joined us on our trip to Sderot the other day. They are in the process of shooting a short documentary on Gush Katif refugees in which we appear. "The bombing of Sderot...