Monthly Archives: November 2009

Radical Israeli Professor Turned Home Into Refuge for Convicted Palestinian

Jerusalem - Dr. Neve Gordon of Israel’s Ben Gurion University is known as one of Israel’s most radical academic Palestinian sympathizers. However, his activities appear to have peaked this year with a call for...

Born In India, Doctor Has Jewish Spirit

Jerusalem - Dr. Aharon Avraham opens his Jewish prayer book with trepidation. His lips mouth the verses in Hebrew, his new language. When he finally lifts his eyes from the page, his gaze stops at the...

Israel Warned To Prepare For Ballistic Missile Threats

Jerusalem - Israel has been urged to prepare for ballistic missile threats from Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Turkey. A senior defense executive warned that Israel’s military and Defense Ministry might not have been allowed to...

America Slams Israeli Construction Efforts

Jerusalem - Despite firm opposition from the American government, the Jerusalem municipality decided to approve the construction of 900 new housing units in the Gilo neighborhood in southern Jerusalem. Gilo, which was no man’s...

ARE THERE QUESTIONS PEOPLE ARE AFRAID TO ASK FAYAD?

In his column of November 20, “Salam Fayyad builds Palestine,” http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1258624595789&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull Jerusalem Post Editor David Horovitz describes “two staunch Jewish supporters of Israel” - Senator Joe Lieberman, former vice presidential candidate, and Representative Howard Berman, chairman...

U.S. Uneasy Over Turkey-Iran Deal

Jerusalem - The Middle East Newsline has confirmed that the United States has expressed increasing dissatisfaction with Turkey's alliance with neighboring Iran. U.S. officials said the Turkish rapprochement with Iran would be a leading item...

Lawrence of Palestine

Marc served as Chief Army Security Coordinator for the Shilo Region in Israel from 1996 through 2006. Marc coordinated all security related issues ranging from counter-terrorism defense to emergency response and management. Today Marc consults and lectures on various aspects of counter-terrorism. Marc is still involved in the planning and implementation of security operations. Marc also serves the One Israel Fund as its new Security Projects Director and oversees all aspects of lifeâ€saving security projects for One Israel Fund in the areas of Judea and Samaria. Marc is also active in support of these critically needed programs and makes frequent trips to the US lecturing about security in Judea and Sameria. He made Aliyah from the U.S. in 1978, and now lives in Shiloh, Israel, with his wife and four children.

The Amos Kennan Precedent: Why IDF Soldiers Resist Orders to Demolish Communities

This past week in Israel, Israeli soldiers from elite Israeli army units erected huge signs on their barracks which proclaimed they would refuse orders to remove Jewish communities, if ordered to do so. These soldiers...

One Year After the Islamic Terror Attack on Beit Chabad in Mumbai: Perspective...

Dr. Brian Trappler is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at SUNY Downstate and the author of “Modern Terrorism and Psychological Trauma.” His second book, “Identifying and Recovering from Psychological Trauma” (Richard Altschuler and Associates) was released in Feb 2009. For more information visit briantrappler.net.

Israel, United States Joint Military Exercise Considered Success

Jerusalem - The U.S. Army and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) successfully completed the Juniper Cobra 10 exercise this week. The exercise was geared to improve cooperation between the two armies and to simulate defensive...