Archive for June, 2006

PM: North Gaza Attack Plan ‘No Good’, Cover for Hostage Negotiations??

June 30th, 2006

Olmert Delays Northern Gaza Incursion Excerpts; Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Thursday rejected a proposal by Defense Minister Amir Peretz and the Israel Defense Forces for a ground operation in the northern Gaza Strip against the ongoing Qassam rocket fire. Olmert demanded that they present him with an approved operational plan. According to government sources, […]

Any Ceasefire Bodes Ill for the Future …

June 30th, 2006

Weekly Commentary: Cease Fire Only Means Harder Future Excerpts; The kidnapping of Gilad Shalit, ongoing Qasaam fire, the acceptance by “man of peace” Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas of the “National Conciliation Document” (in a version even more radical than the original) and the murder of Eliahu Asheri provides Israel with a window of opportunity to […]

Rocket-Proof Walls, but What About Overhead Protection? Ghettoization of Israel Begins?

June 30th, 2006

Rocket-Proof Wall a Success Commentary; The beginning of the ghettoization and encagement of the Jews? And what about Kassams crashing through roofs? Just what is DM Peretz looking up at? (picture below) MB Excerpts; After successfully testing out the wall, the defense establishment could adopt it for beefing up structures in communities on the Gaza […]

Photo Essay: The Asheri Leviya …

June 30th, 2006

Photo Essay: Funeral of Murdered 18-Year-Old Eliyahu Asheri (Israel National News)

Gaza Invasion, Sderot Blitz and Other Thursday Night, Friday War News …

June 30th, 2006

PA Arabs Blast Hole in Border Fence to Egypt Commentary; Cowardly “PA(sic)” imprisoning their own civilians in order to hide behind them. And Egypt doesn’t want the “PA(sic)” civilian rif-raf either. MB IDF Artillery Continues to Pound Open Fields in North Gaza Air Force Strikes in North and South Gaza Warfare Muslim Restrictions at Temple […]

One Picture Sums It All Up …

June 29th, 2006

A picture tells a thousand words: Fatah, Hamas, Islamic Jihad, Tanzim, al-Aksa Brigades, “PA (sic), Hezbullah, etc.: Does It Make a Difference?

OC Central Command: Asheri Murdered Immediately Upon Capture …

June 29th, 2006

Asheri Shot in Head Sunday Immediately After Abduction Excerpts; The IDF confirmed early Thursday a report the Popular Resistance Committees issued from Gaza that it had executed Eliyahu Asheri, 18, of Itamar, who was kidnapped earlier this week in the West Bank. Asheri’s family has been notified. His funeral was scheduled to take place at […]

War is War, Even When Cowardly, Murderous Foes Hide Behind Civilians …

June 29th, 2006

Morality Requires: Hurt Hostile Population, by Rabbi Yisrael Rosen Excerpts; In face of intellectuals stabbing nation in back, Jewish tradition and law require us to respond to enemy fire in like kind. The Qassams are blasting away at Sderot, and a group of well-meaning professors and authors are shouting about the defense establishment about shooting […]

Reservist Arrested for Failure to Report for Duty — One Year Later …

June 29th, 2006

Reservist Arrested for Conscientious Objection Almost a Year Ago Full Text; A resident of Shaarei Tikvah, in Samaria, was arrested Monday night for an act of conscientious objection he made nearly one year ago, on the eve of Israel’s unilateral withdrawal from Gaza and northern Samaria. At the time, Reuven Weissblich, a father of three […]

Sderot Blitz, Gaza Invasion and Other War News …

June 29th, 2006

IDF Arrests Over 60 Senior Hamas MPs Excerpts; In an unprecedented operation, the IDF arrested overnight Wednesday over 60 senior Hamas members throughout the West Bank, including ministers in the Palestinian Authority parliament. Detainees included such senior figures as Finance Minister Omar Abdel Razek, Labor Minister Muhammed Barghouti, parliament member Mohamemd Abu Teir and the […]