Archive for June, 2006

Yeshiva Student Eliyahu Asheri: Apparently Still Alive and Being Held …

June 28th, 2006

Charred body found near Ramallah is not Asheri’s Update: Body From Ramallah May Be an Arab IDF Gets Report of Israeli Body Found in Ramallah Full Text; “The IDF received reports on Tuesday night than an Israeli body was found in Ramallah. The security forces were investigating the credibility of the reports, Army Radio reported. […]

Destruction of Outposts; Despite Kidnappings, Not to Skip a Beat …

June 28th, 2006

Defense Ministry Officials: Kidnapping Will Not Delay Outpost Destruction Full Text; Officials from the office of the Defense Minister, Amir Peretz, denied that the kidnapping of Corporal Gilad Shalit would delay the expected destruction of several outposts in Judea and Samaria. Advisors to Peretz said today (Monday) that the exact timing of the outpost destruction […]

The “New Jew?” …

June 28th, 2006

No ‘Zhid’ for President, by Ronny A. Brizon Excerpts; Rabbi Lau is the polar opposite of the Israel envisioned by the Zionist forefathers. We need an enlightened ‘new Jew’ to lead the country. Since the ugly, sickly “zhid,” a character that doesn’t appear in the least bit majestic, bestows on the ideal image of the […]

IDF Troops Invade Southern Gaza, Sderot Rocket Blitz and Other Overnight War News …

June 28th, 2006

Ground Troops Enter Gaza, Strip Shelled With Artillery Troops Take Control of Airport, Open Areas East of Rafah IDF tanks and troops rolled into southern Gaza before dawn Wednesday, encountering little resistance from Palestinians, in a bid to pressure Palestinian militants into releasing an Israel Defense Forces soldier seized Sunday in an attack on a […]

Rude Awakening to a Reality Ignored …

June 28th, 2006

Israel’s Rude Awakening, By Caroline Glick It is painful to watch Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, Defense Minister Amir Peretz and Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni try to contend with the terrible outcome of the Palestinian terror strike against the IDF on Sunday morning. They use so many fancy and angry words. They sound so resolute. And […]

Outposts are NOT Illegal or, Government Kept Even Towns Inside “Green-line” in Limbo for Decades …

June 28th, 2006

Report Shows: Outposts are Not Illegal Excerpts; As the gov’t prepares to destroy what it calls “unauthorized” outposts, the Shomron Regional Council presents evidence that the outposts are no more “unauthorized” than many other Israeli towns. … The State Comptroller’s report of 2005 and many other sources, shows that the outposts were built in the […]

Denying Regular Egged Transportation: Another Systematic Prong in Regime’s Efforts to Isolate Yehuda, Shomron Towns?

June 28th, 2006

MK Ariel: Increase Public Transportation in Judea and Samaria Full Text; In the wake of recent events, including the suspected kidnapping of a youth from Itamar on Sunday, Knesset Member Uri Ariel (National Union-NRP) has called upon the defense minister and the transportation minister to increase public transportation in Judea and Samaria. “As you know,” […]

Another Kidnapping? Gaza Bridges Bombed, Sderot/Negev Blitz Continue and Other Tuesday Night/Wednesday War News …

June 28th, 2006

Concerns Mount Over [2nd] Kidnapping Report For further background, click Fear of Another Kidnapping Talks on Recovering Israeli Hostage Fail: TV Excerpts; Egyptian- and French-led efforts to negotiate for the release of an Israeli soldier abducted by Palestinian gunmen in the Gaza Strip have failed, Israeli television reported on Tuesday. Quoting a source close to […]

Parsha Chukas: Tefillot for Rectification of Chait, Unity and Rachel Imeinu

June 27th, 2006

Parsha Chukas: Tefillot for Rectification of Chait, Unity and Rachel Imeinu By Moshe Burt The placement in Torah of our Parsha Chukat and the Parah Adumah raises questions as to why the Parah Adumah and it’s Halachot are mentioned here in our Parsha; only after Korach’s rebellion and after the continued murmuring of the Am […]

When Does a Regime Admit Their Castastrophic Failure?

June 26th, 2006

Death of the Concept, by Meir Eindor Excerpts; What else has to happen before the architects of this catastrophe admit their failure? The entire new concept of security, based on the notion that Israel should dig in and realign itself behind a fortified wall, crumbled at Kerem Shalom. Once and for all it was proven […]