Monthly Archives: September 2008

CHALLENGE OF THE NEW JEWISH YEAR: WILL THERE BE A NEW DISENGAGEMENT?

http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/mapImages/4228b0b09c392.pdf This link to a color coded map depicts the second withdrawal map that was approved by the government of Israel on February 20, 2005, as the second scheduled Israeli withdrawal, following the pullback and...

Insight into the News

Posting: September 28, 2008 "Rosh Hashana" Tomorrow night begins the Jewish New Year: Rosh Hashana. It is time of serious contemplation, acknowledgement of our failings, and efforts for improvement -- coupled with prayers to the Almighty...

THE SDEROT PERSPECTIVE:Who Shall Live and Who Shall Die? Who by Fire and who...

This is the ultimate and central prayer recited on Rosh HaShana. This prayer remains theoretical for most Jewish people in the world, as they pray and hope for the best in the New Year. For the...

Election of ‘next Israeli leader’ a fraud?

{Investigative reporter Yoav Yitzhak ads one detail not in this piece, which is that Judge Arbel lied and said that both major candidates - Livni and Mofaz - asked that the extra half an...

Dr. Guy Bechor Says Israel is Under ‘Media Occupation’

Noted Middle East expert and commentator Dr. Guy Bechor accuses Israel's media of turning itself into an "occupying force" within Israel and behaving like an unelected, yet all-powerful, political machine. In an article entitled "Down...

Incisive News Coverage of Israel

Posting: September 21, 2008 "Narrative" In the Torah reading for this past Shabbat -- Ki Tavo -- Moses speaks to the children of Israel shortly before they cross the Jordan River "into the Land that G-d...

Ethical Indiscretion and Non Reportage of Lethal Threat to Israel

On Sunday, September 21st, 2008, the head of Israel Military Intelligence provided the first official report to the Israeli cabinet that the Israeli intelligence community had come to the definitive conclusion that all diplomatic...

Israelis To Vote For New Kadima Chair

Jerusalem - Today, Israelis will vote for a new chairperson of Kadima to replace Israeli Prime Minster Ehud Olmert, who is now under investigation for a variety of charges of betraying the public trust. A...

Hamas’ Shura Council Holds Vote, Strengthens Itself

Jerusalem - While Israel remains preoccupied with the Kadima leadership elections, Hamas' Shura council in Gaza quietly held elections on Aug. 20. The Shura council, its "Council of Torah Sages," numbers about 50 members...

Livni’s Supporters: Olmert Ought To Go Immediately

Jerusalem - The leading contender for the head of Kadima, Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, may demand of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert that he go on leave if she is elected party chairwoman today and...