Monthly Archives: September 2013

Turning Point: Obama and Israel, The Next Three Years

www.gloria-center.org It is not every day that one can announce a shift in world history, but this day is today. And we are now in a new era in the Middle East and the world....

Fighting for the Jewish State, Rosh Hashana 1947

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Articles/Article.aspx/13796#.UidN8n9cViI On the morning of September 8, 1947 --less than a week before Rosh Hashana-- Londoners awoke to the startling news that a group of Jewish militants had been arrested in Paris as they prepared...

Chemical Watershed: Momentum Shifts again in Syrian Civil War

http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/situation-in-syria-deteriorates-as-west-looks-for-answers-a-919733.html Two and a half years after the beginning of the uprising, Damascus has become an eerily empty city. The streets were deserted last Friday evening in the remaining regime-controlled districts -- from Bab Tuma...

Dominic Lawson: So who still thinks Israel is the root of Middle East problems?

independent.co.uk Forget the massacre of thousands in Syria and Egypt, whether by chemical weapons or more conventional methods of mass slaughter. The Middle Eastern issue galvanising some of our musical mega-stars and their followers, even...

President Obama’s Shift on Syria and Western Strategy

http://jcpa.org/article/president-obamas-shift-syria-western-strategy/ Vol. 13, No. 24 1 September 2013 The Syrian regime is far weaker than most observers think. Rebel forces are continuing to gain momentum in all districts. The regime’s dire situation is manifested in its...

Syria Is Said to Be Hiding Weapons, Moving Troops

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/syria-hiding-weapons-moving-troops-20145087?singlePage=true As the Obama administration tries to prod Congress into backing armed action against Syria, the regime in Damascus is hiding military hardware and shifting troops out of bases into civilian areas. Politically, President Bashar Assad...

News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

This week two incidents took place in which IEDs were used against IDF forces on patrol near the security fence between Israel and the Gaza Strip. In August 2013 an attempted terrorist attack in...

Rosh Hashana Eve: 8.081 million Israelis

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4425333,00.html The country grew by about 148,000 inhabitants: On New Year's Eve 5773, Israel's population stands at 8.081 million people - approximately 6.066 million of them Jews, 1.67 million Arabs and some 345,000 defined as...