Zionist Patriotism Revived

The recent Palestinian violence has produced at least one positive result: the reawakening of Jewish patriotism, namely, Zionism. Whereas until recently people gave voice here to post-Zionist and global village ideas and said that...

Liberating Jerusalem Again . . . And Doing it Right

A number of years ago during the early months of the first Intifada, David Krause, who was then police commissioner, briefed the commanders of police units deployed throughout Jerusalem. He ended the briefing with...

“Sending Our Son Off to War”

This week we accompanied our first born son, Noam, to the IDF army recruitment center in Jerusalem, where he was inducted into an IDF combat unit, with three months of basic training lying ahead...

The Implications: This Far and No Farther

Up until yesterday it was often said that the twentieth century ended in 1989, with the fall of the Berlin Wall. Within months the Soviet bloc disintegrated and the Cold War ended. It appeared...

Peres and Melchior allow the EU funding to PA education to Resume… WHY??

The donor nations to the Palestinian Authority educational system had egg on their face last summer, when our investigative research showed that the consuls of Italy, Holland, Belgium, Finland and Ireland, had financed new...

TIPH — A textbook case in the failure of “peace observers”

The specified objective of the TIPH (Temporary International Presence in Hebron) observers is "to provide a feeling of security among the Palestinians in the city of Hebron and to contribute to the renewal of...

Taleb A-Sana MK (United Arab List) lavished praise on the terrorist attack near Tel...

Taleb A-Sana MK (United Arab List) yesterday lavished praise on the terrorist attack at the Tel Aviv Kirya in an interview with Abu Dhabi television. "This is an attack of special quality," A-Sana said, "because...

General Sharon on the Ground

This week Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was reminded of an officer by the name of Amnon Schwartzburg, a member of Kibbutz Beit Alpha, whom he had recommended for a favorable citation after the paratrooper...

Will US Military Observers Return in Body Bags?

During US Secretary of State Colin Powell's June 28th visit to Israel, Powell announced that the US would dispatch military "observers" to oversee implementation of US-brokered accords between Israel and the PLO. On July...

What is Happening on the Temple Mount – Tisha B’av 5761?

Members of the "Committee to Prevent Archaeological Destruction on the Temple Mount" include A. B. Yehoshua, Amos Oz and S. Yizhar, former justices Meir Shamgar and Miriam Ben-Porat, as well as many archaeologists. The committee...