Archive for May, 2006

Moral Difference Between Presidents …

May 30th, 2006

Poland Apologizes to Rabbi after Attack Excerpts; Poland’s president expressed solidarity Monday with the country’s chief rabbi, who was attacked over the weekend, assuring the Jewish leader he would do everything in his power to oppose anti-Semitism. President Lech Kaczynski invited Rabbi Michael Schudrich to his palace, where he expressed regret over the attack and […]

Moral Difference Between Women …

May 30th, 2006

‘Women in Blue-and-White’ Recorded Complaints Against Machsom Watch Excerpts; A grassroots organization called Women in Blue-and-White in Haifa visited IDF soldiers at a checkpoint located outside Tul Karem in Samaria, in order to record complaints by the soldiers against members of the Machsom Watch organization. According to the soldiers, members of the all-women left-wing radical […]

Overnight and Tuesday War News …

May 30th, 2006

Hezbollah Becomes Strategic Threat; Rockets Can Strike Tel Aviv Excerpts; Sunday’s rocket strike at a military base near Tzefat was the deepest a rocket fired from southern Lebanon has ever penetrated Israel. The attack, which Vice Prime Minister Shimon Peres termed “coincidental,” may have been a deliberate effort by Hezbollah to showcase its new strategic […]

The Katyusha Rockets in the North: “We Know What to Do!”

May 29th, 2006

PM Olmert: “We Will Strike a Painful Blow at All Those Who Fire at the North” Excerpt; Prime Minister Olmert said on Sunday, 28 May: “At around 04:00 this morning, a barrage of Katyusha rockets was fired approximately eight kilometers into Israel. This assault on Israeli communities was initiated by terrorist elements in Lebanon. We […]

President Katsav Asks for Continued Knesset Probe on Amona …

May 29th, 2006

Katzav Urges Knesset to Renew Amona Probe Full Text; President Moshe Katzav told students who were injured in the Amona expulsion that he will ask the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee to renew its investigation on police brutality during the demolition of Jewish homes at the community in Samaria. President Katzav met with student […]

“Hilltop Outposts”: The Question is; How Are We Preparing for the Regime’s Next Amonas?

May 29th, 2006

Gov’t Firm on Removing 24 Outposts Excerpts; Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s government plans to stand firm on the commitment then prime minister Ariel Sharon made to the US that Israel would dismantle 24 outposts, a government source told The Jerusalem Post on Sunday. It has let the settlers know that there is no room for […]

Sunday Night and Monday War News …

May 29th, 2006

Tel Aviv Within Range of New Iran-Supplied Hezbollah Rocket Firebombing Near Rachel’s Tomb Stones Thrown at Israeli Vehicles Near Kalkilya Palestinian Caught with Knife Near Tulkarm Major J’lem Suicide Bombing Foiled IDF Kills Suicide Bomber Near Gaza IDF Fires on Arab Terrorists Near Gaza Fence IDF Captures Two Arab Terrorists Near Shechem Israeli Soldiers Foil […]

Legal Decisionmaker AG Mazuz in Omri’s and Olmert’s Back Pocket on Pre-Election Sharon Permanent Incapacitation Call?

May 28th, 2006

[With Elections Over] Sharon Given Virtually No Chance of Regaining Consciousness Commentary; [IMRA: “Sharon is given virtually no chance of regaining consciousness” – but Attorney General Mazuz refused to act on this fact before the elections. It would have meant the very real possiblity that Binyamin Netanyahu, as head of the Likud party, would have […]

Excerpts: Supreme Court Cheshin’s Early Retirement Interview Re: Alleged Sharon Scandal Cases …

May 28th, 2006

Text: Supreme Court Judge Cheshin Implies Disengagement Saved PM Sharon from Indictment Excerpts; …”For Barak, if the Knesset passes a law by a majority of a hundred to two, he can come and assert that the law is annulled. I think that is not a serious position.” “Fight corruption with all your strength,” Cheshin urged […]

Motsei Shabbos War News …

May 28th, 2006

Bus Damaged in Rock Attacks Peretz: Attacks Will Not be Tolerated Does he have any clue? Or, Does Olmert “know what to do”? Two Palestinian Infiltrators Arrested at Fence Rocket Lands in IDF Base in Negev, Doesn’t Explode Kassam Rocket Slams into Nahal Oz Border Police Arrest 1,164 Illegal Residents Terrorists Open Fire at Soldiers […]