Is a Palestinian state the Panacea for Peace?

Within many quarters of the N. American community, which in the main prides itself on being moderate, there is still that hope: Maybe, if PA President Mahmoud Abbas can be strengthened, he can take...

“Moderate” Fatah: “Arms should be used to retrieve the occupied land and achieve freedom...

Fateh Revolutionary Council: National Unity Our Shield against Foreign Conspiracies http://wafa.ps/english/body.asp?id=9172 The Fateh Revolutionary Council said Sunday that the national unity is the shield against those who conspire against the Palestinian people. During its meeting in...

Strange Happenings at Hillel

The Hillel Foundation exists on campuses all across the United States. Its purpose, of course, is to provide a place on campus where Jewish students can mingle, socialize and, of course, do Jewish" things....

Another Shabbat in Sderot: A Personal Note

This past Friday night, I went to pray at the 'Ohel Yitchak' Synagogue, in Sderot. A kassam rocket struck a direct hit on Ohel Yitchak exactly one month ago on May 17th. The attack -...

Olmert’s Strategy For Annapolis Summit Revealed

On Sunday, October 28th, 2007, following the weekly Israel government cabinet meeting, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert dispatched cabinet secretary Oved Yehezkel and his official spokesman Yaakov Galanati to brief the press about the...

Dialogue with Arab students

On Thursday evening, May 29, a group of Israeli and Arab college students were aired live on Al Jazeera from Haifa from where they participated in a special two-hour program. The college students, who...

While Hamas English website blames Israel, Hamas Arabic website admits house exploded by Hamas

#1 Arabic website Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades - the armed branch of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) www.google.com/translate?u=http%3A%2F%2Falqassam.ps%2Farabic%2F&hl=en&ie=UTF8&sl=ar&tl=en Qassam: Martyrs of Beit Lahia risen and they put the finishing touches to the task of jihad special 2008-06-13 The...

Why my Torah is Crying

My favorite night of the year has always been the night of Shavuot, when I go from hill to hill of the seven hills of my beloved city of Efrat, giving Torah study class...

Murdered POWs Returned Home

The Israeli public woke up to a new reality yesterday morning when Hezbollah delivered the bodies of two dead Israeli POWs in exchange for one of the most lethal terrorists in an Israeli jail,...

“Obama’s Visit & Policies”

Obama's whirlwind tour of Israel is completed, and I find that readers are seeking comments on that visit. He did it all right while here: Visiting Yad VaShem (the Holocaust Memorial -- required stop...