Daily Archives: October 16, 2012

Concerning Gershon Baskin’s gestures to Abbas if he becomes

In his article, “Encountering Peace: The challenge of statesmanship” http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Columnists/Article.aspx?id=287949 one wonders why Gershon Baskin in his prime ministership will not ask Abbas to cease and desist from the consistent virulent message that Abbas...

Losing my Seventh Grade Teacher: Stan Diamond (z’l)

http://blog.pjvoice.com/diary/2574/ This past Shabbat, when our family held its perennial discussion about our apprehensions about Iran, and the possibility of a nuclear threat, I told my cantankerous seventh grader, Ruchama about what it was like...

Confronting the Addictive Charm of Charisma

http://www.aim.org/guest-column/confronting-the-addictive-charm-of-charisma/ Review: The 12-Step Guide for the Recovering Obama Voter, by Craig S. Karpel BROADSIDE BOOKS, An Imprint of HarperCollins, www.broadsidebooks.net. Winston Churchill was a great speaker, but he really grabbed his audience with the power of...

The Israeli Who Sneaked into Syria

http://www.worldaffairsjournal.org/blog/michael-j-totten/israeli-who-sneaked-syria My friend and colleague Jonathan Spyer sneaked over the border with the Free Syrian Army to cover the war against Assad from the front lines. He did it twice. And he’s an Israeli. He has...

Netanyahu Again Offers the Golan Heights to Syria?

http://www.danielpipes.org/blog/2012/10/netanyahu-again-offers-the-golan-heights-to-syria Shimon Shiffer reports in Yedioth Ahronoth that in secret talks in 2010 via U.S. government mediator Frederic C. Hof, Israel's Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu agreed in principle to a full withdrawal from the Golan...

Obama’s Shortcomings in Syria

For months now, the United States has been providing direct so-called humanitarian assistance to the Syrian rebels-while cautioning Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and other Arab states to limit the types of weaponry they provide. Rifles...

New iPhones snapped up in Gaza despite high prices, poverty

http://news.yahoo.com/iphones-snapped-gaza-despite-high-prices-poverty-171756506--finance.html Reuters/Reuters - The iPhone 5 on display after its introduction during Apple Inc.'s iPhone media event in San Francisco, California September 12, 2012. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach GAZA (Reuters) - Apple's new iPhone 5 is selling well...

SWC Urges President Obama To Order Cut Off Of All US Contacts With Muslim...

http://www.wiesenthal.com/site/apps/nlnet/content2.aspx?c=lsKWLbPJLnF&b=4441467&ct=12227757 The Simon Wiesenthal Center is calling on President Obama to publicly condemn the anti-Semitic call for Jihad against Israel by the Muslim Brotherhood's Supreme Guide, Mohammed Badie and to order the cutoff of all...

Video: Arab and left-wing activist cutting down olive trees

http://www.imra.org.il/story.php3?id=58621 For video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KhrTJlqWp0&feature=share&list=UUcosw-7QZTdbHOnjYnsPkEw Documentation: Arab and left-wing activist cutting down olive trees Arutz 7 15 October 2012 http://www.inn.co.il/wap/Item.aspx?type=0&item=245290 Arab and left-wing activist foreign "Caught in the Act" cutting down olive trees near Elon Moreh. Gershon Mesika: "The olive...