A Conversation with Jonathan Pollard

Federal Correctional Institute, Butner, NC. Last Friday (March 21, 1997) a little after one o'clock in the afternoon, the side door of the visiting room at the prison opened, and through it walked prisoner number...

The Ayatollahs allowed Drug traffic as a Weapon Against Israel

The special religious edict to distribute hard drugs as an ideological weapon in the war against Israel and the west probably originated in Iran. The Goal: to destabilize society and hit the youth. According...

Violence Attributed to an Ethnic group: The Appropriate Response?

When violence is attributed to any ethnic group, whether they are traditional Orthodox Jews near the Western Wall in Jerusalem, a group of Blacks in an American city, or whatever group is identified with...

Hanegbi Ducks Commitment Regarding Extradition

Minister of Justice Tzachi Hanegbi said in an interview published in Haaretz on January 22nd that "I plan soon to submit requests for the extradition of the murderers of Ita and Efraim Tzur and...

Questions to the Conservative Movement in Israel

I have been intimately connected to the dialogue that has tried to reach a compromise that will be satisfactory to all people involved. I have written in a previous issue of Israel Resource Review,...

A Call for Palestinian Arab Participation in Jerusalem’s Political Process

Whenever we look into the matter of the voting of Arabs in Jerusalem municipal elections, I am always surprised anew and ask myself why most Arab residents of Jerusalem have refrained from exercising their...

U.S. Intelligence Training for the P.L.O.

Subject: Philadelphia's Finest and American intelligence Training for the Palestine Liberation Army Police Force There are times when a most clandestine or discrete intelligence operation is revealed quite by accident. This was the case of the...

Ehud Barak, Labor’s New Hero

In English, Lt. General (Res) Ehud Barak's last name means lightning. As Israel's highest ranking officer, the retired Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff broke into politics less than two years ago in the...

Official PA Website Denies Most Jewish Ties to Jerusalem

The "Palestinian National Authority Official Website" now features a lengthy section about Jerusalem which is designed to minimize Jewish ties to Jerusalem. The PA also charges the Israeli government with making the Western Wall...

Israel Should Offer Foreign Aid for Jewish Education

This month marks the fiftieth anniversary celebration of Akiba Hebrew Academy, the unique Jewish community day school in Philadelphia that arried two great distinctions - one of the the first schools ever financed in...