Daily Archives: October 8, 2013

Minister: Hezbollah has over 200,000 rockets

http://www.timesofisrael.com/minister-hezbollah-has-over-200000-rockets/ Hezbollah has over 200,000 missiles capable of hitting any spot in the country, Home Front Defense Minister Gilad Erdan said Tuesday. According to an IDF worst-case scenario, Israel could find itself under attack from thousands...

September 2013 saw a sharp increase in the number of terror attacks: 133 attacks...

http://www.shabak.gov.il/English/EnTerrorData/Reports/Pages/Sep13report.aspx The main increase is noted in Judea and Samaria with 104 attacks, as opposed to 68 in August. Two prominent attacks occurred this month - one in Samaria and another in Judea, where two...

What Will Happen Now with U.S. Middle East Policy?

http://www.gloria-center.org/2013/10/what-will-happen-now-with-u-s-middle-east-policy-2/ Turkish Reader: Haven’t you understood yet that the US does not care about whether a Muslim country is ruled by Sharia or by secular law as long as that regime is pro-American?...

Egypt’s new military-backed regime has given the intelligence community a green light for...

The Washington Institute for Near East Policy asserts that Egyptian Defense Minister Abdul Fatah Sisi, in a break with policy that lasted since the 1979 peace treaty, authorized the military and intelligence community to...

No Will No Way writes Michael Kuttner

http://www.jwire.com.au/featured-articles/no-will-no-way-writes-michael-kuttner/37523#more-37523 In the midst of the turmoil enveloping European Jewry during the early 1940’s, a man by the name of Jan Karski was dispatched by the Polish underground to tell western allies about the atrocities...

Is Iran a Lunatic State or a Rational Actor? Neither: It is a Rational...

http://rubinreports.blogspot.co.il/2013/10/is-iran-lunatic-state-or-rational-actor.html The United States now estimates it will take one year for Iran to get nuclear weapons; Israel says some months. Is Iran a Lunatic State or a Rational Actor? It is neither; it is a...

Rav Ovadia: Raising the Pride of Sephardic Jews

http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/rav-ovadia-raising-the-pride-of-sephardic-jews/ I say this as a fellow traveler of the Jerusalem Black Panthers in the early 1970′s, as a social worker in the late 1970′s and early 1980′s, and as a reporter in Israel since...

Abbas mentions Psagot shooting to visiting MKs- does not condemn

http://imra.org.il/story.php3?id=62040 Abbas mentions - but does not condemn - Psagot shootingBy LAHAV HARKOV The Jerusalem Post 7 October 2013 16:32http://www.jpost.com/Diplomacy-and-Politics/Abbas-mentions-but-doesnt-condemn-Psagot-shooting-328082 All violence on both sides should be condemned, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told MKs visiting...