Monthly Archives: August 2007

School Honors Terrorist With Soccer Match

A soccer tournament had been held in a Palestinian Authority school in honor of Ziyad Da'as, the terrorist who engineered a machine-gun attack at a Bat Mitzvah celebration in Hadera in January 2002 where six people were murdered and more than 30 people were hurt.

Genesis of an Anti-Semitic State

Imagine, if you would, that a nascent nation state, somewhere in the world, was in formation that had taken on these features: * Its new constitution would not allow for any juridical status for Judaism....

Soccer Terror: Honoring a Killer on the Soccer Field

Last Wednesday, August 15th, Al Hayat Al Jadida, the official newspaper of the Palestinian Authority, carried what the western reader would regard as an unusual news item: A soccer tournament had been held in...

Hamas Digs Tunnels Into Israel

Israel's military has determined that the new Hamas regime in the Gaza Strip is constructing tunnels into the Western Negev region of Israel.

Arlene Kushner News Analyis from Jerusalem, Israel

Posting: August 17, 2007 "Duplicity, duplicity" News has broken that Olmert and Abbas have been meeting to work out a framework for the "core" issues of refugees, Jerusalem and borders before the conference proposed by Bush...

UN Resolution 1701 Compromised

In a declassified report released this week and published by the Israeli Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center located at the Israel Intelligence Heritage & Commemoration Center (IICC), security officials make an official claim that...

Eight Terrorists Killed By IDF In Gaza Strip

IDF ground troops operated from Monday night through Tuesday night in the Khan Yunis area of the Gaza Strip. In the course of Operation Smell of Pines, at least eight Palestinians were killed and 14 were injured. One soldier from the Golani Brigade was injured.

Background: Draft-Dodging In Israel

Last week, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak made an unusual policy statement, ordering the Israel's military establishment was going to "take steps to reduce the level [of] draft-dodging" amongst healthy young men of draft age who are avoiding compulsory army service.

Europe To Talk With Hamas

"There is reason for hope," said the delegation leader, Rep. Steny Hoyer, who went on to say that "the PA leadership is opposed to terrorism and will vigorously act against it."

Netanyahu Sweeps Likud Race

Early figures from the Likud primaries yesterday indicated that Benyamin Netanyahu, who graduated Cheltenham High School in June 1967, was re-elected as the Likud party head with 73 percent of the vote.