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Monthly Archives: December 2009

Knesset Calls For Boycott Of British Products

Jerusalem - 42 Members of Israel’s Knesset Parliament have signed an unusual parliamentary petition calling for the boycott of products from the United Kingdom.This is the response to the recommendation of British government officials...

Israel Is Now Leading Defense Contractor To India

Jerusalem - India’s Defense Minister Shri Antony recently told parliament that Israel was a key partner in the development of missiles. Mr. Antony said Israel was supplying components for medium- and long-range missiles for...

Iran’s First Nuclear Power Plant Passes Its Main Tests

Jerusalem - Iran has announced that its first nuclear power plant in the southern Iranian city of Bushehr has successfully passed the main tests and expressed the hope that the plant would launch operation...

Israel’s Peace Offering Met By Fatah’s Push For War

Jerusalem - In an article never before run in the Arabic language publication Asharq Al-Awsat, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon called on the Arab world to accept Israel’s hand extended in peace.The headline...

The People Who Helped Kill My Mother

Debate is raging in the United States on creating a medical system modeled such efficient socialized systems as Israel’s. The long and the short of it is “Don’t Do It” unless you plan to emblazon...

U.S. Presidential Envoy Makes Pledge To Combat Anti-Semitism

Jerusalem - Hannah Rosenthal, appointed last week as the United States State Department’s official envoy to combat anti-Semitism, delivered an address on Wednesday to more than 500 people who participated in the Jerusalem-based Global...

CANADA CAN JUMP START THE PEACE PROCESS: CAN ASSERT ITS LEADERSHIP IN THE REFUGEE...

http://tinyurl.com/yz55vqc Most recently, Israeli President Shimon Peres remarked to the European Union’s Middle East Envoy Miguel Moratinos, that the time has come to revive the dormant Refugee Working Group, comprised of 38 nations, chaired by...

“Tiny organization fights to make Sderot’s voice heard”

http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1135894.html Just under three years ago, on a warm Friday night in Sderot, Noam Bedein was forced to flee his synagogue in the middle of a shabbat service when the dreaded "tzevah adom" (color...

Reconsidering the Credibility of DAVID MAKOVSKY as a Commentator on the Current Middle East...

After reading "DAVID MAKOVSKY AT GA: OPTIMISTIC THAT ABBAS IS A REAL PARTNER ” in the Winnipeg Jewish Bulletin, http://tinyurl.com/y9h2s2n , here are some thoughts. David Makovsky wants to live up to his job description...

‘The Mental Preparation for Disengagement’ & its Aftermath in the Israel Defense Forces

Abstract "Our point of departure is that in principle removing a person from his dwelling place and forcibly moving him someplace else causes serious harm to his self-respect, his freedom, and his possessions. A person's...