Monthly Archives: December 2008

Hanukkah Miracle In Sderot Commercial Center

The expression “Hanukkah miracle” was heard more than once on Thursday in the communities of the western Negev region of Israel. A Kassam rocket fired on Wednesday evening at Sderot - one of many-landed in...

Israel To Repatriate Remains Of Bus Accident Victims

Officials in Moscow have accepted the offer of Israel Defense Minister Ehud Barak to dispatch an Israeli plane to transport the bodies of the 24 Russian travel agents who were killed in the Tuesday...

Assad: No Peace Without Sea Of Galilee

Syria has given Turkish mediators a document containing six points that demand a complete Israeli withdrawal from disputed territory. The document indicates the Syrians are insisting on having access to the northeastern shore of...

Date Of Papal Visit To Israel Confirmed

Pope Benedict XVI will come to Israel for his official visit in May 2009 since being elected pope. This was reported by the Italian newspaper Il Foglio, citing sources in the Vatican. The report...

Sderot Shelled 20 Times From Gaza

In one of the worst Qassam attacks on Sderot since the cease-fire began, a Palestinian rocket exploded right outside a Sderot supermarket on yesterday evening around 5 p.m. local time. Shrapnel wounded three people,...

Bus Crash Worst In Israeli History

Israeli rescue workers carry a wounded passenger at the scene of a bus crash near the southern Israeli resort city of Eilat yesterday. At least 26 people were killed and dozens of others seriously...

Israeli Army Kills Islamic Jihad Leader

Israeli troops, intelligence agents and border police, acting in a joint operation, killed an important Islamic Jihad leader Sunday night. The leader, identified as Jihad Nawahada, 23, an al-Quds Brigades’ member, had been on Israel’s...

Olmert To Ask Brown About The UK As A Hamas Sanctuary

Britain’s Prime Minister Gordon Brown, right, greets Israel’s Prime Minister Ehud Olmert at 10 Downing Street, London yesterday. (Ian Nicholson/PA/Associated Press) Until recently, Israeli government spokespersons, in bilateral dealings with the British government, had not publicly...

Israeli Intelligence Community: US Leads Intense Espionage Efforts In Israel

- A new book by an Israeli government-financed security agency asserts that the United States has been engaged in human and electronic surveillance of Israel. The book, titled Masterpiece: An Inside Look at Sixty Years...

United Nations Human Rights Council Envoy Denied Entry To Israel

In an unprecedented move, Israel has denied an entry visa to Prof. Richard Falk, special rapporteur (envoy) of the United Nations Human Rights Council, and has declared he would be unwelcome in Israel. Israel previously...